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- Closing Space: An environmental funder’s reaction April 27, 2017Florence Miller is the director of The Environmental Funders Network (EFN), an informal network of trusts, foundations and individuals making grants on environmental and conservation issues. In a guest article written for ‘The Caged Bird Sings’ – a special ‘Civil Society’ issue of our monthly newsletter – Miller examines how the closing space for civil […]
- An Interview with Frans Timmermans April 27, 2017In an exclusive interview with BirdLife, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, answers our questions on the future of Europe and the European Union’s role as a defender of fundamental freedoms. For Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, NGOs can, on occasion, be a ‘thorn’ in the side of the […]
- Paradise Lost: The Devastation of Białowieża Forest April 26, 2017Jarosław Krogulec, Head of Conservation at OTOP (BirdLife Poland) recounts the tragic devastation Białowieża Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There was a time, not so long ago, when the Narewka road took its travellers on a journey to what felt like a whole other world, to a whole other age – for the […]
- Closing Space: An environmental funder’s reaction April 27, 2017
Tag Archives: Red-breasted Parakeet
The Red-breasted Parakeet is regarded as the commonest psittacine species in parts of its range; however, substantial declines were noted in Thailand and Laos prior to the turn of the century and local extinctions have occurred (e.g. on Java and Bali) owing to capture for the live bird trade (Juniper and Parr 1998). More recently the species has been described as on the verge of extirpation in Hainan province, China, having been rediscovered there (J. Fellowes in litt. 2010). Further information on this species’s status is requested from throughout its range, including data and observations on the severity of threats and population trends. Continue reading