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BirdLife and HeidelbergCement celebrate three years of fruitful collaboration

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 13:01

It has been three years since BirdLife initiated its collaboration with one of the world’s largest building materials producers, HeidelbergCement . By...

Europe and Central Asia

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.

Asia Bangladesh

Resilience to Extreme Weather: the role of ecosystems

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:28

As countries fail to make emission cuts necessary to curb dangerous climate change, the problem of extreme weather events is getting worse.

Worldwide Climate Change

Better days for European Rollers in Serbia

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:10

European Roller is a modern symbol of nature conservation in Serbia. In the first half of the 20 th century, the species...

Europe and Central Asia Serbia

Local Conservation Groups learn from each other

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:31

Local Conservation Groups (LCGs) from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda meet to share their experiences in conservation and income generating activities of their communities.

Africa Local Empowerment - Africa

Lima: a failure to build momentum

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 16:56

The UN climate talks in Lima finished late but delivered little.

Worldwide Climate Change

European Medicines Agency asks the European Commission to address vulture-killing drug

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 16:08

This announcement is the first step in banning the use of veterinary diclofenac in Europe

Europe and Central Asia Preventing Extinctions

The Persistent Tragedy of Sierra de Bahoruco: The Case of Las Mercedes

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:09

For years we have been deeply worried about accelerated deforestation of Jaragua and Sierra de Bahoruco National Parks

Americas Dominican Republic Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

The wrong path

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 13:13

Fifteen years ago President Clinton deregulated the financial sector. Eight years later, the banking sector collapsed, sending the world into recession. Today,...

Europe and Central Asia

Creating a Pacific Sanctuary

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 11:33

Pacific islands are under siege by invasive species, carelessly and un-naturally introduced by humans, and which are causing devastating problems for nature...

Pacific French Polynesia Invasive Alien Species - Pacific

Liberia takes another leap forward in biodiversity conservation

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:51

The biodiversity of Liberian forests is rich with endemic and endangered species, creating a very high level of conservation concern. The National Wildlife Conservation and Protected Areas Management Act has been finally endorsed by Liberia’s Lower House of Representatives and is now waiting for ratification by the Senate.

Africa Liberia Forests of Hope - Africa

Buy One, Get One Free: Leveraging Conservation Investments in Africa

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 10:53

The Promise of Sydney takes shape with more than 6000 participants attending the World Parks Congress. More than 50 BirdLife delegates from 26 countries pledged to put their considerable IBA network data at the disposal of conservationists worldwide.

Africa

Spring Alive springs to action for migratory bird conservation

Fri, 05/12/2014 - 08:22

As migratory birds are settling in for winter in Africa, we reflect back on another successful season of Spring Alive, which celebrates their journey and acts for their conservation along the African-Eurasian flyway.

Worldwide Migratory Birds and Flyways

Would you like some seabird with that fish?

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:36

Seabirds dive for food in the very same places targeted by commercial fishing vessels and often end up drowning while being caught...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia

EU Climate Policy: why it will not work

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 13:53

After long hours of debating, negotiating and compromising, on 23 October, EU Prime Ministers agreed on the headline targets for EU’s fight...

Europe and Central Asia

“Extractive activities and biodiversity can go hand in hand”

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:41

An interview with Richard Grimmett, Director for Conservation at BirdLife International and Jury member for the 2014 edition of HeidelbergCement Quarry Life...

Europe and Central Asia

Climate negotiations begin in Peru

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 10:34

The recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a stark reminder of the urgent need for climate action...

Worldwide Climate Change

New toolkit engages young people in conservation and education

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 08:14

Environmental education pushes forward with the release of a new toolkit developed for Site Support Groups.

Africa Capacity Development

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