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BirdLife Botswana wins prize at World Environment Day 2012

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 07:43

BirdLife Botswana (BLB) joined in the national World Environment Day celebrations in Botswana, organized by the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism (MEWT) in Mokhomma V...

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This year's WMBD celebrations in Botswana rocked!

Thu, 07/06/2012 - 13:05

On the 28th of April, BirdLife Botswana (BLB) and the Government of Botswana's Department of Wildlife and National Parks, in partnership with the American Embassy, celebrated the World M...

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Waterbird Watching during World Wetlands Day in Botswana

Tue, 21/02/2012 - 12:30

World Wetlands Day has been commemorated on 2 February every year since 1997. This year, BirdLife Botswana (BLB) celebrated this commemorative day with 23 primary school children and...

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Counting, monitoring and conserving birds and biodiversity in Botswana

Thu, 02/06/2011 - 10:53

BirdLife Botswana, through the financial support from the Global Environment Facility Small Grant Programme (GEF SGP) in Botswana and the technical and fi...

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Bird population monitoring in Botswana

Tue, 28/09/2010 - 10:01

It is widely acknowledged that birds are very useful indicators of biodiversity and the state of the environment. This is due to several reasons: birds occur in all habitats, often reflect trends in other animals and p...

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African Skimmers in Botswana

Tue, 28/09/2010 - 09:42

For the past several years, the Independence Day fishing competition at the end of September has been held in the Okavango Panhandle, coinciding with the peak breeding time for the Near Threatened African Skimmer. This species nests on ex...

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Conservation breakthrough in Botswana

Tue, 21/09/2010 - 15:49

The barren, inhospitable salt flats of Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Pans might hardly seem like a conservation hotspot, but its designation as an Important Bird Area gives one an inkling that there is more to the area than me...

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BirdLife Botswana Flamingo Research Update

Tue, 06/07/2010 - 07:12

Dr Graham McCulloch has been monitoring the globally threatened Lesser Flamingo in the Makgadikgadi Pans (Botswana) for over a decade, and one of the questions still unanswered is whether there is any link betw...

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World Migratory Bird Day Celebration Promoting Botswana’s Diverse Culture

Fri, 04/06/2010 - 11:39

BirdLife Botswana (BirdLife Partner) in collaboration with Department of Wildlife and National Parks celebrated World Migratory Bird Day with mo...

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