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BirdLife International is a global Partnership of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) striving to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards the sustainable use of natural resources.

In Africa, the BirdLife Africa Partnership is a growing network of 23 such organisations, with a combined total of more than 500 staff and 87,000 members. Through projects, BirdLife is active in a further 15 countries, hence overall working in a total of 39 countries.

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27 May  2020 -  #STOPtheKillings: Petition calls for action following the largest incident of vulture killings in the world

Guinea Bissau has lost more than 2000 Critically Endangered vultures in deliberate poisoning, in the world's largest incident of vulture deaths to date. We call on the Guinea Bissau government, CEDEAO and African Union to take ACTION and #StopTheKillings.
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8 April 2020 -  New Scientist

I'm protecting seabirds in one of the world's most overfished areas

In an exclusive interview with New Scientist, former BirdLife Africa Marine Programme Coordinator, Justine Dossa talks about opportunities and challenges working in one of the world’s largest marine ecosystems
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