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Dicing with death: an Egyptian Vulture (Endangered) perching on a dangerous power pole © Andras Kovacs

Why we need to make ‘sustainable’ development...

Fri, 23/07/2021
Planting vegetation to stop the spread of deserts, bringing electricity to rural communities… these are positive steps, as long as the right preparations are made. Sadly, poorly-planned ‘sustainable’ development is having unintended but devastating consequences for threatened birds that migrate through Africa and the Middle East.

Handbook launch shows how nature conservation and...

Wed, 23/09/2015
BirdLife, jointly with its partners in the BESTGRID project, has launched its handbook Protecting Nature in Power Grid Planning.