News

Hollywood movie shines light on world of birding and Audubon

Fri, 14/10/2011 - 22:27

The Big Year film, starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black, opens across the US.

Worldwide

Tragic impact on wildlife from New Zealand oil disaster

Thu, 13/10/2011 - 15:48

Hundreds of dead birds have already been found along the Bay of Plenty coastline as a result of the Rena oil spill disaster but these represent just a fraction of the affected wildlife, Forest & Bird have said.

Pacific

UPDATE: over 866,000 birds slaughtered so far this autumn in Cyprus! - Sign the petition to stop this now!

Thu, 13/10/2011 - 08:42

The number of birds killed on limesticks and in mist nets in Cyprus this autumn is increasing sharply, reaching over 860,000 by October 9th…and it is still growing

Europe and Central Asia

EuroBirdwatch11: more than 80,200 people observing the miracle of bird migration in Europe and Central Asia

Thu, 13/10/2011 - 08:15

Over the first weekend in October, BirdLife invited people to observe and learn about the fascinating bird migration for "EuroBirdWatch" – BirdLife’s annual birdwatching event in Europe.

Europe and Central Asia

V Encuentro de Productores de Ganado del Cono Sur, apoyo a la conservación de las Pampas y sus aves

Wed, 12/10/2011 - 17:13

Los productores de ganado en campo nativo y representantes de la comunidad conservacionista de los países del Cono sur sudamericano se reunirán...

Americas

CAP disappoints on green hopes

Wed, 12/10/2011 - 12:54

BirdLife is deeply disappointed with the CAP reform proposals that have emerged from the Commission.

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

New Zealand must wake up to oil spill dangers

Wed, 12/10/2011 - 10:57

Forest & Bird have said the unfolding oil spill disaster in the Bay of Plenty is a stark warning about the potential catastrophe that could result from deep sea oil drilling in our waters.

Pacific

No soda ash mining at Lake Natron without addressing environmental concerns, affirms Tanzania’s Director of Environment

Tue, 11/10/2011 - 15:46

"When we talk of sustainable use of natural resources, we mean for the benefit of current and future generations, now extraction of soda ash for sure can’t be beneficial to the future generations." Dr. Julius Ningu of the Vice President’s Office.

Africa

Planning process for Tana River Delta under way!

Tue, 11/10/2011 - 15:22

A high-level meeting has stated the need for a strategic plan for the Delta.

Africa

Action needed to prevent environmental disaster in New Zealand

Mon, 10/10/2011 - 09:20

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) have said urgent action is needed to avoid an environmental disaster and to minimise seabird deaths as a result of the oil spill off the Bay of Plenty coast.

Pacific

America, the continent of birds

Fri, 07/10/2011 - 22:21

October is the month to celebrate birds in the Americas, and as in previous years, both BirdLife Partner and non-partner organizations are joining the celebrations. At least 12 organizations have already started their celebratory activities, ranging from outdoor walks, birding tours, painting and photography competitions, and educational talks, among others.

Americas

América, el continente de las Aves

Fri, 07/10/2011 - 22:08

Octubre es el mes de las Aves en las Américas y como es usual, organizaciones socias y no socias de BirdLife se unen este año a la misma. Al menos 12 organizaciones han iniciado ya sus actividades que van desde caminatas al aire libre, visitas de observación de aves, concursos de pintura y fotografía, charlas educativas, entre otras.

Americas