Mon, 14/06/2010 - 14:24
A week-long photo exhibit to celebrate Philippine Eagle Week at SM City North EDSA has attracted many passers by. It is a collection of photographs taken by professional German photographer Klaus Nigge whose work has been published in numerous U.S. and European publications including the National Geographic. The Philippine Eagle or the Haring Ibon is one of the world’s rarest raptors.
Mon, 14/06/2010 - 13:53
Mississippi River water can keep oil away from some of Louisiana's fragile marshes, buying time for critical response efforts, says Audubon (BirdLife Partner in the U.S.) coastal scientist G. Paul Kemp, Ph.D.
Mon, 14/06/2010 - 10:55
The 15th Anniversary of the African-Eurasian Migratoy Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) will is being celebrated at an International Symposium being hosted by the Government of the Netherlands in The Hague, where AEWA was concluded on 16 June 1995 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa
Mon, 14/06/2010 - 09:25
The Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania (BirdLife Partner), celebrated International Day for Biodiversity in style by organising events around the theme ‘Biodiversity is our life’.
Mon, 14/06/2010 - 08:42
Daniel Siaffa - from The Conservation Society of Sierra Leone (BirdLife Partner) - tells us about International day for Biological Diversity celebrations with school children, civil society members and the Sierra Leone Police Force!
Mon, 14/06/2010 - 08:25
The Alliances initiative for the conservation of the South American Southern Cone grasslands was launched by organisations dedicated to the conservation and study of wild birds in the four South American countries which share the great biome of the 'Pampas' or grasslands of the Southern Cone of the continent.
Grasslands - Pastizales del Cono Sur
Thu, 10/06/2010 - 20:43
Last month, a new directory of Important Bird Areas in the Americas was launched in Washington D.C., USA. The directory, coordinated by the Americas Secretariat of BirdLife International, is the result of a joint effort between all countries in the Western Hemisphere with over 100 authors taking part in the 40 country or overseas territory chapters.
Wed, 09/06/2010 - 16:07
Conservationists striving to conserve the Endangered Gangetic dolphin have recently been awarded a significant funding boost from the Darwin Initiative. The three-year project, a collaboration between the Zoological Society of London and Aaranyak will be led by in-country Project Leader Dr Wakid Abdul, Programme Head of Gangetic Dolphin Research and Conservation Programme.
Wed, 09/06/2010 - 06:58
EU Commissioner Damanaki received representatives of BirdLife International so that they could deliver the pledges of 23,000 citizens, urging the Commission to do something about the by-catch of seabirds in longline operations. "It's time to do something. I'm completely convinced about this", Commissioner Damanaki announced.
Europe and Central Asia
Mon, 07/06/2010 - 07:20
A week after oil began pouring into the Gulf of Mexico, Audubon's (BirdLife Partner in the US) Melanie Driscoll raced to Venice, Louisiana, to lend her expertise. Melanie reflects on the challenges of rescuing birds and coordinating an army of volunteers, and the unfortunate negative impacts some efforts to fight the spill are having on birds.
Mon, 07/06/2010 - 06:58
International Day for Biological Diversity was marked in Palau by a presentation by Anu Gupta entitled: ‘PCS and Communities: partnering to protect our terrestrial biodiversity’. Anu is the Director of Conservation and Protected Areas for the Palau Conservation Society (PCS), the BirdLife partner in Palau, and she tells us more…
Fri, 04/06/2010 - 13:48
News: Latest news from the BirdLife Partnership Brazil Birdfair Treasures of the Caribbean: A look at Caribbean Projects funded by the Aage...
Fri, 04/06/2010 - 11:39
BirdLife Botswana (BirdLife Partner) in collaboration with Department of Wildlife and National Parks celebrated World Migratory Bird Day with more than five hundred school children, forty-eight teachers and over fifty Mogobane community members on Saturday 29th May 2010 at Mogobane village kgotla. The theme for the celebration was Migratory Birds: Promoting Cultural Diversity in Botswana.
Fri, 04/06/2010 - 11:31
I felt heartened on reading through the 103 responses to last weeks featured post on the extinction of Alaotra Grebe. The question that had been posed in the original post ‘Do we care’, was answered with a resounding ‘Yes’!
Fri, 04/06/2010 - 09:40
We are currently holding discussions with one of the indigenous community groups living within Harapan Rainforest, at a place called Simpang Macan (Tiger Junction).