Thu, 27/09/2012 - 09:03
The Zambian Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has turned down a mining proposal at one of Zambia’s key important bird Areas – Lower Zambezi. The proposal to mine eight million tonnes of copper ore per year was put forward by Mwembesi Resources Ltd, an Australian affiliated company. The project would involve development of the main pit at Kangaluwi and satellite pits at three other areas.
Tue, 25/09/2012 - 18:16
Dog Island is an uninhabited offshore islet lying northwest of the Caribbean UK Overseas Territory (UKOT) of Anguilla, and is considered to be the second most important individual island for seabirds in the eastern Caribbean, despite being only about 200 ha in size.
Tue, 25/09/2012 - 11:58
Great news for Narcondam Hornbill which has been saved from a proposed Indian Coast Guard RADAR development.
Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:39
Sales of tree seedlings from communal nurseries set up by forest dependent families in the municipality of Mangatarem, in the east of the island of Luzon, The Philippines, have provided enough income to meet daily needs, while helping with the reforestation of the Zambales Mountains Important Bird Area.
Local Engagement and Empowerment Programme
Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:29
Birds and people depend on natural resources for their survival. The intricate link between people and their environment is especially apparent in the Sahel, with its millions of people (and hundreds of millions of goats), its unpredictable rainfall, and the increasing pressure on wetlands, trees and grasslands which are also used by billions of migratory and Afrotropical birds.
Local Engagement and Empowerment - Africa
Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:25
The Mount Hilong-hilong Important Bird Area (IBA), one of the last tracts of lowland rainforest in the northeast of mainland Mindanao in the Philippines, is the home of the globally threatened Philippine Eagle, and of the indigenous Mamanwas and Manobos.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia