Africa

Creating safe havens for vultures to thrive in southern Africa

Specifically, this project will catalyse the formation of a broad network of l

08 September 2020

Kenya pledges to enhance conservation of vultures amid threats

Kenya will earmark sufficient resources to promote conservation of vultures am

05 September 2020

Migratory birds under threat as their super highways blocked

Did you know birds have their own super highways? Migratory birds that fly between continents for breeding and feeding seasons every year follow exact routes known as the flyways.

26 August 2020

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

Au Cameroun, un centre protège des perroquets jaco saisis aux trafiquants

Depuis 2003, plus de 2 000 gris du Gabon, espèce d’oiseaux menacés d’extinction, ont été accueillis, soignés et relâchés au Limbe Wildlife Center.

22 May 2020