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View of Lake Kivu from Rusizi River © Josep Casas

Sediment fingerprinting: monitoring erosion in...

Tue, 26/07/2016
Erosion resulting from human activities such as agriculture is a widespread and major cause of land degradation. Addressing erosion and sedimentation is therefore central to the CRAG approach currently being piloted in the Lake Kivu–Rusizi River Basins in Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda.

Iceland: Volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs and...

Wed, 13/07/2016
Take a tour of one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.
Rukarara microhydropower plant outside NNP ©WCS Rwanda

Understanding stakeholder’s perspectives on...

Fri, 06/05/2016
Protected forests in Kivu-Rusizi Climate Resilient Altitudinal Gradient (CRAG) landscape are highly important for the well-being of its surrounding human population.

Climate Change Agreement rooted in historic...

Fri, 22/04/2016
Trees are as vital for the health of our planet as the signing of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

This action plan can benefit birds, farmers,...

Thu, 10/03/2016
The AEMLAP can also help tackle climate change’s impact in Africa. Here’s how.

Combatting climate change in habitats with nature...

Thu, 10/03/2016
Healthy IBAs are vital to the wildlife that lives in them and the people that live off their resources. BirdLife is helping them build resilience to global warming.

This is why the Gola Rainforest is a true ‘Forest...

Wed, 09/03/2016
For the first time in West Africa, carbon credits are being used to protect wildlife and habitats.

...And then Paris saved 2015

Tue, 15/12/2015
This was supposed to be a big year for climate change mitigation, the EU Energy Union and sustainable bioenergy. Most decisions lacked ambition. Then came the climate change agreement.

The Nature of Paris: what the climate Agreement...

Sat, 12/12/2015
BirdLife International welcomes the adoption of the Paris agreement on climate change.

Re-COP - Day 12 at the UN Climate Summit in Paris

Fri, 11/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Re-COP - Day 11 from Paris at the UN climate...

Thu, 10/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Re-COP - Day 10 at the Paris COP21 summit on...

Wed, 09/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Re-COP - Day 9 at the United Nations summit for...

Tue, 08/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Re-COP - Weekend Edition

Sat, 05/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Re-COP - Day 5 at the United Nations Climate...

Fri, 04/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Re-COP - Day 4 in Paris at the UN summit on...

Thu, 03/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Re-COP - Day 3 in France at the UN Climate Summit...

Wed, 02/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Re-COP - Day 2 at the UN Climate Summit in Paris

Tue, 01/12/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.