Thu, 02/02/2012 - 06:47
Wetlands are diverse habitats that are extremely important for biodiversity. They also provide vital benefits for millions of people, including food, fibre, flood protection, water purification and supply...
Sat, 28/01/2012 - 11:34
A two-year project promoting responsible and sustainable birdwatching tourism for birds and their habitats in the Mediterranean Basin has begun with a meeting of ...
Europe and Central Asia
Wed, 25/01/2012 - 10:56
Status: Forest reserveCampaign period: 2010-2011BackgroundIt is the woodland area on the Siavonga district just beyond the badly eroded Lisutu Village in Zambia. It is one of the few areas of intact mopane woodland left in the Zambezi Valley. Mopan...
Wed, 25/01/2012 - 10:54
Status Important Bird Area, Listing as Ramsar Site in Process
Campaign period December 2007 and ongoing
The Tana Delta in the coastal province of Kenya covers an area of about 130,000ha. It is one of the three most important deltas in the country.
Wed, 25/01/2012 - 10:48
Status: Important Biodiversity and Bird AreaCampaign period: 2009 and Ongoing BackgroundThe Dakatcha woodland is found near the town of Malindi in the Coastal province of Kenya. Its landscape consists of a series of dry forests, dense thicke...
Wed, 25/01/2012 - 09:54
Status: Important Bird Area (IBA), a Ramsar site
Campaign Period: February 2007 and ongoing
Lake Natron is found in the Northern part of Tanzania; nearest towns to Lake Natron are Arusha in Tanzania and Magadi in Kenya. It is the most impor...
Wed, 25/01/2012 - 08:54
BirdLife International and The International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation between IT...
Mon, 23/01/2012 - 10:21
A recent study led by the Wild Bird Society of Japan (BirdLife Partner) has found that the Izu Islands, on the Pacific side of Japan, hold the second largest concentration of the threatened Japanese Murrelet Sy...
Fri, 20/01/2012 - 01:52
Until recently, Beck’s PetrelPseudobulweria becki was only known from two specimens: a female taken at sea east of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea in 1928, and a male taken in the Solomon Islands in 1929. After a long gap of nearly 80 yea...