Africa

From Mythical Creature to Endangered Species: The Egyptian Vulture

The Egyptian vulture, a bird species bearing much cultural significance in both ancient Egyptian and Greek mythology, is drastically declining in population due to various human-caused threats.

21 May 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

African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Up to 100 vulture deaths prevented by rapid response to poisoning

On Sunday morning, a wildlife ranger in Nairobi, Kenya discovered 20 dead and 5 critically ill vultures slumped around a poisoned hyena carcass.

04 February 2019

Prolific bird smuggler facing lengthy sentence after being caught with 19 rare eggs at Heathrow

The self-proclaimed “Pablo Escobar of the falcon egg trade” is facing another lengthy jail sentence after being caught at Heathrow airport with a stash of 19 rare eggs strapped to his chest

08 January 2019

Nigeria’s World Migratory Bird Day celebrations reveal unexpected link with Finland

The wonders of migration take one small village by storm, and a chance encounter with a ringed Osprey shows that birds’ incredible journeys really do link people on opposite sides of the globe…

07 August 2018