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© Elzbieta Szulmajer

Rebentos da Primavera Árabe: aprender a amar a...

Wed, 24/01/2018
De "proteger pela punição" para "proteger envolvendo as pessoas": leia sobre a revolução pacífica que está a mudar a conservação da natureza no norte da África
Masterclass participants at the end of training © Jude Fuhnwi

How to design a conservation project: masterclass...

Wed, 17/01/2018
In November 2017, conservationists from four East African countries attended a masterclass in designing effective conservation projects. This has enabled them to create projects that can influence private companies, public policies, and secure the long-term future of the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot
Mount Mabu is famous for its old-growth rainforest © Julian Bayliss

Five years' success for African mountain...

Wed, 10/01/2018
Five years ago, Birdlife International was granted the funding to manage the rich but highly threatened biodiversity of the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot. As the first five-year phase comes to a close, we reflect on the successes, lessons learned, and how to make this work last long into the future.

New call for plant and coastal biodiversity...

Mon, 18/12/2017
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund we announce a new Call for Letters of Inquiry for large grants for the Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot; (Français) (Português)
The protection of threatened Mediterranean plants will be one particular focus of the new investment © CEPF Med

Conservation fund launches new investment to...

Thu, 14/12/2017
From the huge Dalmatian Pelican in the Balkans, to vulnerable trees in the Middle East and nesting turtles in North Africa, the wildlife in developing countries in the Mediterranean Basin has been given a renewed hope through a second phase of investment by CEPF
Although Critically Endangered, the Northern Bald Ibis could be in recovery © Vincent Legrand/Agami

Important new breeding sites of mythical ibis...

Fri, 24/11/2017
It has had a dramatic history and was almost lost to extinction. Now this Critically Endangered bird is bouncing back with a record breeding success in Morocco in 2017.
El Área occidental cuenta todavía con una cubierta forestal significativa © Jude Fuhnwi

Destapa el desprendimiento de lodo en Sierra...

Thu, 16/11/2017

El Parque Nacional del Área Occidental es una reserva forestal en Sierra Leona que aún

La zone ouest possède toujours un couvert forestier important © Jude Fuhnwi

Le glissement de terrain en Sierra Léone a-t-il...

Thu, 16/11/2017
Le glissement de terrain en Sierra Léone a-t-il révélé une promesse de conservation oubliée?
The Endangered Barbary Macaque is benefiting from the work of local NGOs in Algeria © Elzbieta Szulmajer

After the Arab Spring: learning to love nature...

Fri, 11/08/2017
From “protect by punishment” to “protect by involving people”: read about the peaceful revolution that is changing nature conservation in North Africa and the Middle East.
Exercise time © EAM RIT

Conservation in a Social Context

Fri, 30/06/2017
Biodiversity conservation is ultimately a social process. CEPF grantees in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot learned how to work better with people to protect nature more effectively.
Women conservationists involved in CEPF funded projects © Anthony Ochieng

Female conservationists agree to bridge gender...

Wed, 10/05/2017
Women in conservation involved in CEPF funded projects in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot meet in Rwanda.
The Kigali Office © BirdLife

BirdLife opens new office in Rwanda

Fri, 28/04/2017
BirdLife International has opened a brand new office in Rwanda as part of its growing network in Africa that seeks to provide locally-relevant solutions required to significantly reduce or reverse biodiversity loss, and conserve birds.
Kayaking Balkan rivers to protest against the Balkan dam boom © Balkan Rivers Tour

Protecting the pristine: Europe's last truly...

Thu, 20/04/2017
Cameras, kayaks, test tubes, tree saplings, and lawyers: this is how civil society is coming together to save the blue gem of the Balkans
Stunning panoramic of Flamingos at Lake Bogoria © Anthony Ochieng

Volunteer conservationists draw attention to Lake...

Fri, 07/04/2017
Lake Bogoria is a great attraction for tourists, but it is also an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area, hosting flocks of Lesser Flamingos and hot springs.
Loggerhead sea turtles in Kuriat Islands © Louis-Marie Préau

The Mediterranean Basin: together for nature

Wed, 11/01/2017
After five years of conservation in the Mediterranean, our latest publication "Together" shows how the region's diverse cultures are committed to protecting its nature
Cuban Tody, a common but endemic species of Cuba © Sergey Uryadnikov

Reinvesting in Caribbean nature conservation

Thu, 15/12/2016
New study will identify Key Biodiversity Areas in the Caribbean - an opportunity for grassroots organizations to get much needed support and scale up their efforts.

The future of conservation in the Mediterranean

Wed, 30/11/2016
How best to invest in nature conservation in the Mediterranean? Conservationists come to joint answer as CEPF biodiversity evaluation and strategy reaches final stages.
Some of the trainees in the highlands of Yemen ©Hakim Aulaiah

Biodiversity conservation in Yemen – joining...

Wed, 19/10/2016
Conservationists in war-torn Yemen are organising themselves to be ready for conservation action - when it is safe again.