News MSB Project

Migrating through the energy maze

Tue, 01/09/2015
Energy production is increasingly catching up to illegal killing, poisoning and habitat destruction as a major danger to migratory birds.
Pesticide Spraying

Guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture released

Mon, 27/07/2015
In an effort to address threats caused by unsustainable agriculture practices and to help the agriculture sector with bird conservation, the BirdLife-led MSB project has developed a set of guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture development.
Agriculture in Africa and the Middle East can pose serious threats to migratory birds (Neil Palmer; CIAT)

Experts join forces for profitable and bird...

Wed, 16/04/2014

Agriculture is one of the most productive sectors in the Rift Valley / Red Sea flyway r

The decision to decommission and replace the 'killer line' follows comes after years of work from the BirdLife Partnership (S Nikolov)

Sudan 'killer line' disconnected

Thu, 30/01/2014
The notorious 'killer' power line from Port Sudan to the Red Sea coast has been switched off.
BirdLife project plays pivotal role in Egypt’s signature of Raptor MoU

BirdLife project plays pivotal role in Egypt’s...

Tue, 24/09/2013

On Monday the 9th of September 2013, the CEO of the Egyptian Environmental A

Egyptian Vultures (Sergey Dereliev; www.dereliev-photography.com)

Sudan government acts on ”killer power line”

Sun, 22/09/2013
A workshop of the Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) project led by BirdLife International and the United Nations Development Program has prompted the Sudanese government to replace one of the most deadly power lines in Africa for large migratory birds , the Port Sudan “killer line”

The Migratory Soaring Birds project launches its...

Wed, 03/07/2013

The Migratory Soaring Birds project proudly announces the launch of its

Migratory soaring birds and the hunting sector...

Sat, 15/10/2011
Experts from around the Middle East, Europe and Africa will gather in Beirut to work on plans to conserve the Rift Valley/Red Sea migratory soaring birds flyway.