Category Archives: Conservation News

نسور أفريقيا مهددة بالانقراض يحذر الاتحاد الدولي للحفاظ على الطبيعة

حذرت جمعية الطيور العالميَّة و الاتحاد الدولي للحفاظ على الطبيعة في التحديث الأخير للقائمة الحمراء للأنواع المهددة بالانقراض بأن نسور أفريقيا تنزلق نحو الانقراض. سبعة من أصل إحدى عشر نوع من نسور أفريقيا هي الآن في خطر للانقراض، وفقا لأحدث تقييم لحالة حفظ الطيور الذي قامت به منظمة حياة الطيور الدولية. هذا التقييم تم إدراجه… Read More »

African vultures are heading towards extinction, a study warns

An international team of researchers from across Africa, Europe and North America have published the first continent-wide estimates of decline rates in African vultures. Their findings suggest that African vultures are likely to qualify as ‘Critically Endangered’ under the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s global threat criteria. The study which was published recently in… Read More »

Les vautours africains diminuent de façon critique, avertit une étude

Une étude suggère que les vautours africains sont en voie d’extinction. Une équipe internationale de chercheurs, dont des scientifiques de renom du Peregrine Fund, de l’Endangered Wildlife Trust, de l’Université de Makerere et de l’Université Altera de Wageningen, avertit que les vautours africains sont susceptibles de se qualifier comme « en danger critique d’extinction »… Read More »

Northern Bald Ibis in Morocco: record breeding seasons year after year

The Northern Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita) in the Souss-Massa National Park and Tamri cliffs has experienced another good breeding season in 2014. Every breeding parameter (breeding pairs, fledged chicks, chick survival, and productivity) has slightly increased in comparison with the breeding season of 2013 and with the previous seasons. During 2014, a record number of… Read More »

North African Ostrich returns to W. Sahara after 50 years

North African Ostrich returns to breed in the Western Sahara, southern Morocco, after it went extinct there more than 50 years ago. The North African or Red-necked Ostrich (Struthio camelus camelus) is the largest Ostrich subspecies. It roamed West and North Africa before its local extinction from most of its former range. Currently, it’s ‘Critically… Read More »

How to save the Moroccan Marsh Owl from extinction?

The Marsh Owl (Asio capensis) has a very large breeding range across sub-Saharan Africa and locally in north-west Morocco and hence not a globally threatened species (currently rated as ‘Least Concern’ globally by the IUCN). In Morocco, however, where it is represented by a distinct subspecies tingitanus, is very restricted to a few remaining sites… Read More »