Africa

Guidelines on How to Avoid or Mitigate Impact of Electricity Power Grids on Migratory Birds in the African-Eurasian Region

CMS Technical Series No. 29
CMS Raptors MOU Technical Publication No. 3

These guidelines offer various technical and legislative approaches for avoiding or mitigating the impact of electrocution and collision of migratory birds across the African-Eurasian region as well as suggestions for assessing and monitoring the effectiveness of mitigation and preventive measures.

To minimise the effects of power lines on birds, each country should take the following steps:

12 August 2020

Turtles and tortoises in trouble: More than half of all species face extinction

On the island of Madagascar, locked gates, razor-wire fences, and 24-hour armed guard

08 July 2020

The fight against illegal trade in marine turtles needs a global approach and local communities

Bonn, 7 March 2019 - the global ban on the international trade of marine turtles and their products under Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

07 March 2019

Projects in West Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in West Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in Southern Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in Southern Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in East Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in East Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in Central Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in Central Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019