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Vultures poisoned near Masai Mara © E. Reson

Poisoned to extinction: a bold new approach to...

Wed, 16/11/2016
First-ever anti-poisoning training to be held in Kenya which will help stop the mass-deaths of vultures and other wildlife
Ruth, one of the young women who have joined the group of local guides (Eco-Tourism group) clearing some of the nature trails in the Kikuyu Escarpment forest in Kenya © KENVO

Women in Conservation: de-mystifying the myth of...

Thu, 28/01/2016
Second article in the new series about 'women in conservation', based on the five ‘Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies’ projects that have been implemented at five Eastern Afromontane KBAs in Kenya and Uganda.

The women are back!

Wed, 20/01/2016
Continuation of the series about 'women in conservation', based on the five ‘Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies’ projects that have been implemented at five Eastern Afromontane KBAs in Kenya and Uganda.

Collaboration to enhance management of...

Tue, 24/11/2015
BirdLife International and the East African Community have joined forces to promote the protection of the environment, conservation of key transboundary ecosystems, and sustainable utilization of natural resources in the Eastern Africa region.

Nature Kenya launches appeal to save the Taita...

Thu, 30/07/2015
Nature Kenya has launched an appeal to Save the Taita Apalis from extinction. The Taita Apalis (Apalis fuscigularis) is one of the rarest birds in the world, living only in the forest fragments at the tops of the Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya. It is considered Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List because it has a tiny occupied range of 500 hectares.

Welcome to Taita Hills, Kenya – a guide is now...

Wed, 20/08/2014

A guide to Taita Hills’ unique natural history has just been released.

A Cocktail of Invasive Species in Lake Naivasha

Thu, 18/10/2012
Why the Fish Eagle’s striking call signifies urgent action to tackle ‘Intruders’ in Lake Naivasha.

Kenya’s Tana River Delta Designated as newest...

Thu, 18/10/2012
A key milestone in conservation efforts in Kenya achieved as the Tana River Delta is designated as a Ramsar site.

Tana Appeal: Please give generously for...

Mon, 24/09/2012
Please give generously for Emergency Humanitarian Support to Tana River Delta Violence Survivors

Scale up work on poverty reduction and...

Thu, 12/07/2012
Birdlife Africa Partnership got a renewed boost to its work in Poverty reduction and policy making when the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) gave some additional funding amounting to Euros, 500,000 in October 2010.

Guided by science, Kenyan authority rejects the...

Fri, 24/02/2012
Following a campaign led by Nature Kenya, supported by other BirdLife Partners, Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has officially rejected a proposal to convert 10,000 hectares of Dakatcha Woodland IBA to grow the biofuel crop jatropha.

Planning process for Tana River Delta under way!

Tue, 11/10/2011
A high-level meeting has stated the need for a strategic plan for the Delta.

Meeting held on sustainable management of Deltas...

Wed, 07/09/2011
The future of Tana Delta is discussed at an inter-ministerial meeting held at the office of the Prime Minister.

Kenya’s environment authority advises jatropha is...

Fri, 02/09/2011
Hope rise that the planting of the biofuel crop jatropha within the Coast region of Kenya is to halt.

First Great Rift Valley sites are added to World...

Mon, 04/07/2011
The BirdLife Partnership have helped the Kenyan Government get the Kenya Lake System added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Help win €30,000 to protect the Kinangop...

Wed, 06/04/2011
NatureKenya (BirdLife Partner) is looking for funds to help save the Kinangop grassland