Africa
28 May 2020

Egyptian government signs landmark agreement to safeguard migratory birds

This April saw a major conservation milestone for migratory birds in Egypt.
Collared Brown Lemur © Belinda Bertrand / Flickr
26 May 2020

New research station protects Madagascar forest from the inside out

Geographical isolation and rugged terrain have given rise to astounding wildlife within Madagascar’s Tsitongambarika Forest, but have also made it difficult to reach and protect – until recently. Introducing Ampasy Research Station: a hub for community support and enabling forest conservation from the inside out.
26 May 2020

Fish Tales – Episode 4: Belhaj from Morocco

"My name is Belhaj. I live in Morocco. I’m 42 years old and I've been a fisherman for 18 years.” Being a fisher. Caring for nature.
22 May 2020

Turtle Day: Shining the Spotlight on West Africa’s Disappearing Turtles

Poaching, accidental catches, pollution, plastics, infrastructure... At sea and on land, sea turtles face many threats. Celebration of the World Turtle Day on May 23 each year, reminds us the importance of protecting these wonderful creatures.
20 May 2020

10 priorities for the future of Sustainable Fisheries Partnership

In a world where fishing resources are increasingly coveted and marine habitats face threats posed by climate change and human activities, both the European Union and third country coastal States involved in Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreements (SFPAs) must take their responsibilities to

Red List appeal: help us continue to identify which birds most need our help

 

Since 2017, communities have planted 650,000 trees to restore the forest © Nature Kenya
15 May 2020

Giving power to the people to protect iconic Mount Kenya Forest

Not only is Mount Kenya Forest one of the most iconic landscapes in Africa, it is also a crucial source of clean water for the country. Find out how Nature Kenya is empowering local citizens to form powerful partnerships that can protect and restore the forest for decades to come.
Almost all casualties were Hooded Vultures (Critically Endangered) © R. Maximiliane / Shutterstock
05 May 2020

Investigating the mystery behind Guinea-Bissau’s mass vulture deaths

Earlier this year, the shocking, and unexplained, discovery of numerous clusters of dead vultures across Guinea-Bissau rocked the conservation world. However, investigations are shedding light on the crime behind the deaths, and ensuring a safer future for these Critically Endangered birds in the country.
19 Apr 2020

Conserver les Plantes Patrimoniales de Garâa Sejenane et Dar Fatma

Les références bibliographiques publiées et les bases de données accessibles pour les plantes endémiques de Tunisie sont multiples, parfois contradictoires en ce qui concerne le nombre de ces taxons, leur nomenclature ainsi que leur statut d’endémisme.
Garâa Sejenane
19 Apr 2020

Saving endemic plants in Tunisia

Conserving the Patrimonial Plants of Garâa Sejenane and Dar Fatma
Participants take part in WWD celebrations in Uganda, organized by Nature Uganda  © Jonathan Onongo
08 Apr 2020

A look back at BirdLife Africa's World Wildlife Day celebrations 2020

On 3 March every year, people across the world gather to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's wild flora and fauna. From films and exhibitions to nature walks and face paining, here's a look back at the diverse ways the BirdLife Partnership marked the day across Africa.
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Who we are

Who we are

The BirdLife Africa Partnership is a growing network of 24 such organisations, with a combined total of more than 500 staff and 87,000 members. Learn more about BirdLife Africa

What we do

What we do

BirdLife Africa Partnership emphasises developing positive linkages between birds, biodiversity and the livelihoods of people. Read more about our Programmes in Africa.

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