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First steps towards an Asian land bird monitoring programme

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 10:50

Question: How do we know that many bird species are declining?Answer: In Europe and North America there are decades of observations and data, gathered by scientists and amateur...

Asia China Migratory Birds and Flyways - Asia

Community forestry to benefit nature and people

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 17:26

The natural environment is vital for the wellbeing of many people in Nepal, especially those living in poor communities. Many livelihoods depend on the forest, which provides a wealth of economic, hea...

Asia Local Empowerment

Mystery of Colours

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 16:40

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, April 2015Click here to view pdfPhotos and text: Her Imperial Highness Princess TakamadoEnglish Translation: Asia Club, WBSJ Volunteer Group (YOKOYAMA Kazuko)Edible flowers have come to be widely used rece...

Asia Japan

New hope for Vietnam’s forests

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 10:51

BirdLife's Forests of Hope programme aims to achieve large-scale forest conservation and restoration to benefit of people and nature. The programme focuses on developing and supporting innovative and locally appropriate approa...

Asia Vietnam Forests of Hope

Asian songbird migrants in trouble

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 09:25

Migratory songbirds in East Asia are in trouble, according to new research. The study calls for national action and international cooperation to deal with threats, as well as more monitoring and research to help understand and...

Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Asia

Tiny Birds on the Snow

Sun, 01/02/2015 - 09:00

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, February 2015Click here to view pdfPhotos and text: Her Imperial Highness Princess TakamadoEnglish Translation: Asia Club, WBSJ Volunteer Group (FURUKAWA Setsu)I get excited when it starts sno...

Asia Japan

Disaster in the Sundarbans

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 11:38

A tanker and another vessel have collided, spilling more than 350,000 litres of oil into the waters of the Sundarban tidal mangrove forests in Bangladesh."It is hard to separate emotions from the facts when a member of your family dies. ...

Asia Bangladesh

Flightless Birds

Mon, 01/12/2014 - 09:00

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, December 2014Click here to view pdfPhotos and text: Her Imperial Highness Princess TakamadoEnglish Translation: Asia Club, WBSJ Volunteer Group (TAKEUCHI Fumie)If asked about birds' features, a lot of...

Asia Japan

Inspiring hope through Ecosystem Restoration

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 13:48

The IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) named three conservation leaders from Indonesia, all involved at some point with BirdLife's Partner Burung Indonesia, as the recipient of Kent...

Asia Indonesia Forests of Hope

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