BirdLife Africa in the News

27 January 2020 - Ethiopia Tackling environmental problems requires integrated approach

Last November, the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment took place in Durban, South Africa. It brought together African governments, policymakers, development partners and civil society organisations to deliberate on pressing environmental challenges such as biodiversity loss, climate change and plastic pollution.

18  September 2019. The Star Kenya - Save vultures from extinction

Vultures are often shunned as dirty and ugly, with many cartoonists using their caricatures to depict corruption. They are often associated with bad omen or even death, factors that have shaped people’s attitudes towards them. However, vultures are perhaps the most important birds in the ecosystem, providing carcass and organic waste disposal services.