News São Tomé and Príncipe

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Anchoring a Green Recovery in São Tomé and...

Tue, 28/07/2020
In wake of the COVID-19, BirdLife is adapting its conservation programmes in São Tomé and Príncipe islands to address the economic and social crisis caused by the pandemic, seeking to herald a green future in this island state.
The Northern Bald Ibis is no longer Critically Endangered © Fireglo / Shutterstock

Northern Bald Ibis: baldly leading the way in...

Wed, 29/05/2019
Four ibis species in three very different circumstances. All facing extinction. One, the Northern Bald Ibis, is now recovering. What does it take to turn the tables on extinction?
The island's rugged landscape protects birds such as the Newton's Sunbird from human influence © Lars Petersson

Exploring "African Galapagos" uncovers...

Fri, 06/04/2018
Conservationists braved the mountainous landscape of São Tomé Island in the first ever comprehensive study of three elusive bird species, with fascinating results. But their findings also highlight the urgent need for better management of the Natural Park.
BirdLife team working in São Tomé's richly biodiverse forests © BirdLife

Discovering the remarkable nature of São Tomé and...

Tue, 21/02/2017
There are undoubtedly discoveries to be made in these biodiverse islands, with the invertebrate and marine biodiversity of the archipelago particularly understudied.