The Conservation Society of Sierra Leone (CSSL)
CSSL is Sierra Leone’s oldest environmental non-governmental organisation with technical expertise in the conservation and wise use of the country’s natural resources. We provide policy advice, undertake environmental education, facilitate learning and advocacy about good conservation practices, implement conservation and sustainable livelihoods projects and facilitate biodiversity research.
Across Africa, vulture populations have catastrophically declined over the last 50 years, with overall decline rates of up to 97%. Today, 7 out of 11 African-Eurasian vulture species are at risk of extinction, underlining this decline.
This October, ASITY Madagascar (BirdLife Partner) released the first ever summary report on the state of the country’s bird populations. The publication reveals that many of the island’s birds are in urgent decline – but also points the way towards solutions founded on past successes.
t is with heavy hearts that we honour and say good-bye to Tony Wood, former BirdLife Zimbabwe President and Vice-President. Tony suffered a stroke at home late on Saturday afternoon 11th September and passed away on Sunday 12th September 2021.