Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day across Africa

The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), celebrated every year in May and October seeks to raise awareness on migratory birds and the need to conserve them. These birds travel over

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:54:13 +0000

Is gaining over 1000 new bird species a problem for conservation?

Recent findings have shown that many birds formerly classified as one single species are actually separate species in their own right. But what do these >1,000 new species mean

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:01:00 +0000

Magical Socotra stands at a crossroads of conflict and conservation

The jewel in the crown of Arabia’s biodiversity is under threat. Often dubbed the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean, the unique Socotra archipelago is an Important Bird & Biodiver

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:36:09 +0000

Protecting rare plant species on Orjen Mountain

Located within the Mediterranean basin, Orjen Mountain is considered an internationally important area – it was identified as globally important Key Biodiversity area – d

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:43:25 +0000

Protecting Biodiversity in West Africa’s Offshore Oil & Gas Development

In September 2019 BirdLife Africa successfully conducted an oil and gas workshop in Senegal. The aim of this workshop was to map out vulnerable marine and coastal areas in West

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 11:29:25 +0000

The clothing cycle: how our sustainable clothing range is made

Every year 100 billion new items of clothing are produced, while a truck full of clothing is burned or buried in a landfill every second. Teemill, who produce BirdLife’s offic

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:01:00 +0000

Transforming livelihoods through nature-based solutions in Burundi

Tharcisse Vyamungu goes about briskly planting tree seedlings in the sun soaked fields of Lake Tanganyika Basin in Burundi. Vyamungu and other local farmers are tending to a num

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 15:41:21 +0000

Fish Tales - Episode 1: Thomas from Cyprus

«My name is Thomas. I live in Cyprus. I am 63 years old, and I have been a fisherman for 36 years.» Being a fisher. Caring for nature.

Brazil’s Atlantic forest: putting the pieces back together

Surrounded by a sea of cattle ranches and sugarcane plantations, a few ‘islands’ of Atlantic Forest remain. By establishing a private reserve and working with local people t

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 00:01:00 +0000

Capacity Building in Nature Conservation for Civil-Society Organisations in Libya

Located in the north of Africa, Libya extends from the Mediterranean coast in the north to the dry savannas and Sahara desert in the south coveri

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 17:48:35 +0000