News Lesser Flamingo

No soda ash mining at Lake Natron without addressing environmental concerns, affirms Tanzania’s Director of Environment

Tue, 11/10/2011 - 15:46

In an emphatic declaration of Tanzania’s keen intere...


What does the Serengeti Highway decision mean for Lake Natron?

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 11:25

Focus is now squarely on Lake Natron, following the Tanzanian Government’s recent statement that the proposed highway through the Serengeti will not be paved.  Conservati...


Artist aims to raise a million Rand for Kamfers Dam flamingos

Tue, 22/03/2011 - 08:00

On Wednesday 23rd March 2011, an exhibition of new works by Jeremy Houghton, inspired by the Near Threatened Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor will open at the Saatchi Ga...

Europe and Central Asia

Lake Natron scoops top award

Mon, 15/11/2010 - 15:58

Lake Natron has won the top Blue Globe Award in the first World Wetlands Network Globe Awards. The prestigious award was conferred to the Wetlands ecosystem at a ceremony held during the CBD COP 10 meeting in Nagoya Japan. The award w...


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...