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Conservationists gather in Middle East to protect migratory birds

Mon, 14/05/2018
The first ever global summit for migratory birds brought together key players from all over the world in Abu Dhabi, UAE this April. In addition to global strategies, great progress was made in tackling threats to birds in the Middle East. Here are the main outcomes.
By © Vladimirs Suscinskis/shutterstock

Ground-breaking Arabic app brings birdwatching to a new generation

Thu, 26/04/2018

While bird lovers in the Middle East have been enjoying th

The White Stork is among 2.6 million birds illegally killed over Lebanon each year © Carlos Delgado

Open letter: give our birds safe passage over Lebanon this spring

Tue, 27/02/2018
With the spring migration just a few weeks away, conservation groups the world over have come together in support of an open letter to the President of Lebanon. Croatian conservationists call for the President to honour his promise for stricter enforcement of hunting laws.
 Macaque Berbère, Algérie © Elzbieta Szulmajer

Des poussés vertes après le Printemps Arabe

Thu, 25/01/2018
De "protéger par la punition" à "protéger en impliquant les citoyens" : lisez plus sur la révolution pacifique qui change la conservation de la nature en Afrique du Nord
Klepetan y Malena en Croacia © Stjepan Vokic

Amor a distancia

Tue, 27/06/2017
Desde hace 15 años, sin fallar uno solo, una cigüeña ha volado fielmente desde su zona de invernada en Sudáfrica hasta el mismo tejado de Croacia para reunirse con su amor, incapacitada para viajar por un disparo ilegal.
 Persian Leopard © Vasiliy Koval

From Kalashnikovs to leopards: conservation in the danger zone

Tue, 06/06/2017
Hana’s family fled to the mountains of Kurdistan to escape a brutal regime. As an adult, she returned to create a safe haven for a threatened leopard. This is her story.
 Persian Leopard © Vasiliy Koval

De Kalashnikovs a leopardos: conservación en la zona de peligro.

Tue, 06/06/2017
La familia de Hana huyó a las montañas de Kurdistán para escapar de un régimen brutal. Como adulta, regresó para crear un refugio seguro para un leopardo amenazado. Esta es su impresionante historia.

Migration: A long-distance love story

Tue, 09/05/2017
For 15 years, a lovestruck stork has faithfully returned from South Africa to his disabled amore in Croatia - but the trip is dangerous and one year he may not return.
 Un pêcheur rame à travers les marais de l'Irak © Nature Iraq

Le miracle des marécages iraquiens

Fri, 07/04/2017
Azzam Alwash est un héros qui a laissé derrière lui le luxe d’une vie aux USA, pour revenir dans son pays natal, l’Iraq. Avec pour mission : redonner à ces mythiques zones humides, leurs lettres de noblesse.