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Prespa Trout © Ljubomir Stefanov

Plan of action for Prespa Trout now in the...

Thu, 18/06/2020
Thanks to a grant from Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust and Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, conservationists in North Macedonia can begin working on a plan to save the Endangered Prespa Trout from extinction.
Awatef fording a river during fieldwork © Louis Marie Préau

Awatef Abiadh named 'Hotspot Hero' for...

Tue, 09/06/2020
The Tunisian conservationist, based at LPO (BirdLife in France), has been recognised by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund for her contribution to conservation in the Mediterranean.
Centaurea soskae © Vlado Matevski

Endemic plants of Prespa receive a conservation...

Fri, 29/05/2020
The Prespa region, spanning parts of Albania, Greece and North Macedonia has incredible floristic diversity. These two new funding awards aim to protect plant species found nowhere else on earth and launch the careers of budding conservationists.
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Saving endemic plants in Tunisia

Sun, 19/04/2020
Conserving the Patrimonial Plants of Garâa Sejenane and Dar Fatma
Albania has the only Dalmatian Pelican breeding site on the Adriatic coast © Taulant Bino

The battle to keep Albania's protected areas...

Fri, 17/04/2020
After a momentous victory to protect a National Park from development, Albania’s entire protected area system came under threat. Here’s how a local coalition of NGOs reacted.
Stacie & Ghiwa working in the field © FON

How women are leading nature conservation in...

Sun, 08/03/2020
History has always shown us that there is nothing more powerful than a group of women determined to achieve a goal: especially women in conservation, who are harnessing their forces to protect nature and our future.
El Haouaria, Tunisia © Mehdi Ben Gharbia/ Flickr

Call for Proposals in Tunisia: making private...

Fri, 21/02/2020
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new small grant Call for Letters of Inquiry for projects focused on the future Marine Protected Area of Zembra and Zembretta
Prespa Lake © Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust

New donor collaboration launches a call for small...

Wed, 15/01/2020
On behalf of the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust and Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new joint Call for Proposals for small grants.
Iris palaestina © Palestine Wildlife Society

New call for small grant projects in Palestine

Wed, 11/12/2019
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new Call for Letters of Inquiry for projects focused on plant conservation in Palestine.
The rare endemic Orjen Iris (Iris orjenii) ©Mihailo Jovićević

Protecting rare plant species on Orjen Mountain

Mon, 11/11/2019

Located within the Mediterranean basin, Orjen Mountain is considered an internationally

Libyan conservationists meeting with members of CEPF’s Regional Implementation team and RSCN in Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan © Sharif Jbour

Capacity Building in Nature Conservation for...

Sun, 03/11/2019

Located in the north of Africa, Libya extends from the Med

New light for Jordan’s Plants: Mainstreaming...

Fri, 01/11/2019

Located at the intersection of three continents with varie

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New call for small grant projects in the Balkans

Mon, 28/10/2019
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new Call for Letters of Inquiry for small grants in the Balkans.
Grantees recording endemic plants on Orjen Mountain © Borut Rubinic

A big boost for grassroots conservation in the...

Wed, 23/10/2019
A newly announced partnership and additional funding will empower local, grassroots organisations to achieve conservation success where it is needed most in the Balkans

Victory for Montenegro’s bird paradise!

Sat, 06/07/2019
Ulcinj Salina has been declared a national protected area! For the past 15 years, our Montenegrin partner CZIP has fought tirelessly to block a controversial building development poised to destroy one of Europe’s most important migratory bird sites.
The Barbary Macaque clings to just a few forests in North Africa © Kamil Laghjichi

Algerian forest reinstated as National Park after...

Mon, 17/06/2019
Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. Now, despite political upheaval, the hard work of conservationists has paid off once again.
Le Macaque de Barbarie s’accroche à une poignée de forêts fragmentées en Afrique du Nord © Kamil Laghjichi

La forêt algérienne réinscrite en Parc National...

Mon, 17/06/2019
La forêt de Djebel Babor dans le nord de l'Algérie était un Parc National pendant 60 ans avant d'être dépouillée de son statut. Maintenant, malgré les bouleversements politiques, le travail acharné des défenseurs de l'environnement a de nouveau porté ses fruits.
Awatef Abiadh trekking for fieldwork in France © Louis Marie Préau

Meet the women inspiring change in the...

Fri, 08/03/2019
In honour of International Women’s Day, we invited Awatef Abiadh to share her insight from interviews with motivated and brave women who lead on conservation projects in developing countries in the Mediterranean. Get ready to be inspired…