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Sir David Attenborough will deliver the closing remarks at today's panel event © Sam Owen

Sir David Attenborough joins world experts in...

Thu, 12/04/2018
On the 12th of April, Sir David Attenborough joins the head of the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity and an expert panel from government, business and civil society to discuss how to mobilise global action to tackle what is said to be the greatest threat to humanity: the biodiversity crisis.

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.

Africa begins Journey to Combat Illegal Trade in...

Mon, 11/05/2015
Experts from governments, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), African Union (AU), Regional Economic Commissions, civil society organisations and donors met in Brazzaville to develop an African Strategy to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade to coordinate action across the continent.

Liberia takes another leap forward in...

Tue, 09/12/2014
The biodiversity of Liberian forests is rich with endemic and endangered species, creating a very high level of conservation concern. The National Wildlife Conservation and Protected Areas Management Act has been finally endorsed by Liberia’s Lower House of Representatives and is now waiting for ratification by the Senate.

World Migratory Bird Day 2014: Stakeholders...

Tue, 02/09/2014
The Government of Tanzania has pledged to accord a higher protection status to the Lesser Flamingo breeding grounds of Lake Natron.