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© Elzbieta Szulmajer

Rebentos da Primavera Árabe: aprender a amar a...

Wed, 24/01/2018
De "proteger pela punição" para "proteger envolvendo as pessoas": leia sobre a revolução pacífica que está a mudar a conservação da natureza no norte da África
The Dalmatian Pelican is no longer globally threatened due to population increases ©  Bence Mate/Agami

Do not disturb: the life rafts keeping pelicans...

Wed, 17/01/2018
A huge conservation effort is successfully reversing the fortune of the world’s largest freshwater bird. But caught in the crossfire on a troubled lake, the Dalmatian Pelican’s new Red List category “Near Threatened” couldn’t be more appropriate

New call for plant and coastal biodiversity...

Mon, 18/12/2017
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund we announce a new Call for Letters of Inquiry for large grants for the Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot; (Français) (Português)
The protection of threatened Mediterranean plants will be one particular focus of the new investment © CEPF Med

Conservation fund launches new investment to...

Thu, 14/12/2017
From the huge Dalmatian Pelican in the Balkans, to vulnerable trees in the Middle East and nesting turtles in North Africa, the wildlife in developing countries in the Mediterranean Basin has been given a renewed hope through a second phase of investment by CEPF

صندوق حماية يطلق استثمارات جديدة لحماية طبيعة...

Thu, 14/12/2017

من البجع الدلماشي في منطقة البلقان، للأشجار المعرضة للتهديد في منطقة

Le Fonds pour la conservation lance un nouvel...

Thu, 14/12/2017

Le bassin Méditerranéen est le second plus grand « hotspot pour la biodiversité » dans

Although Critically Endangered, the Northern Bald Ibis could be in recovery © Vincent Legrand/Agami

Important new breeding sites of mythical ibis...

Fri, 24/11/2017
It has had a dramatic history and was almost lost to extinction. Now this Critically Endangered bird is bouncing back with a record breeding success in Morocco in 2017.
The Endangered Barbary Macaque is benefiting from the work of local NGOs in Algeria © Elzbieta Szulmajer

After the Arab Spring: learning to love nature...

Fri, 11/08/2017
From “protect by punishment” to “protect by involving people”: read about the peaceful revolution that is changing nature conservation in North Africa and the Middle East.
Kayaking Balkan rivers to protest against the Balkan dam boom © Balkan Rivers Tour

Protecting the pristine: Europe's last truly...

Thu, 20/04/2017
Cameras, kayaks, test tubes, tree saplings, and lawyers: this is how civil society is coming together to save the blue gem of the Balkans
Loggerhead sea turtles in Kuriat Islands © Louis-Marie Préau

The Mediterranean Basin: together for nature

Wed, 11/01/2017
After five years of conservation in the Mediterranean, our latest publication "Together" shows how the region's diverse cultures are committed to protecting its nature

The future of conservation in the Mediterranean

Wed, 30/11/2016
How best to invest in nature conservation in the Mediterranean? Conservationists come to joint answer as CEPF biodiversity evaluation and strategy reaches final stages.
Dalmatian Pelicans on one of the project's nesting rafts. Photo: © Natural History Museum of Montenegro

Pelican hotline

Mon, 25/07/2016
Video story: the gentle giants at Lake Skadar, between Albania and Montenegro, are now video-monitored 24hrs a day and threats can be addressed in real-time. With local communities embracing all things pelican, and nesting success increasing, the time of the pelican is coming again.
Biosfera team helping the Cape Verde Shearwater © Liz Smith

Winning hearts and minds in Cape Verde

Tue, 19/07/2016
Video story: step into a desert island wilderness, where conservation work for turtles and birds is delivering heartening, long lasting, results: “Now the fishermen work with us, they help us count the birds instead of killing them. They even adopt turtle nests. It is a big, big change.”
Lake Skadar © Jaime Rojo

Mediterranean biodiversity conservation under the...

Thu, 23/06/2016
An opportunity to input on the new investment strategy for CEPF in the Mediterranean basin
How best to protect Hutovo blato wetland, Bosnia & Herzegovina? © D. Kulijer

How can dragonflies help a Balkan country into...

Mon, 15/02/2016
When you’re a local Balkan civil society organisation trying to protect nature, your country’s political position on the road to EU accession can have a big influence on what protection to aim for.
Mediterranean Monk Seal, Endangered © Wildlifewanderer, flickr.com

Emergency conservation for Mediterranean Monk...

Thu, 11/02/2016
Once thought locally extinct in Lebanon, immediate action was taken by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon for the conservation of this Endangered species when a pregnant female was found dead.
Explore the biological & cultural diversity of the Mediterranean Basin, and all the conservation projects happening to protect it with this new story map. © BirdLife International

The Mediterranean Basin Story

Mon, 30/11/2015
Explore the biological & cultural diversity of the Mediterranean Basin, and all the conservation projects happening to protect it with this new story map.