Tue, 24/08/2010 - 16:12
Following extensive research, nine Sociable Lapwings have been carefully fitted with tiny, state-of-the-art satellite transmitters, which will track their hazardous 5,000+ km journey from their breeding grounds in Kazakhstan to their non breeding areas in tropical Africa and other, as yet undiscovered, destinations.
Preventing Extinctions - Africa
Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:12
In this film, Day 3 Round Up, The Final Day, we look back over the three days and more importantly look to the future. Now the money has been raised the hard work can really begin in the Ethiopian Highlands.
Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:06
In this film, Day 2 round up, we talk to people all around the fair to answer the question, "What does Birdfair mean to you?"
Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:00
Birdfair and their role in conservation. The coverage round up from Day 1 of the 2010 British Birdwatching fair in Rutland.
Mon, 23/08/2010 - 07:48
A report from David Lindo and the BirdGuides production team at the 2010 British Birdfair, interviewing Richard Porter (BirdLife's Middle East Advisor) and Simon Aspinall about their new book, Birds of the Middle East. The book describes all the birds of the region, including totally updated accounts of the larks and the large white-headed gull complex.
Fri, 20/08/2010 - 05:05
Tens of thousands of British birdwatchers attending the 22nd British Birdwatching Fair this weekend are coming together to raise funds for Ethiopia’s unique bird life.
Mon, 16/08/2010 - 11:59
El Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana) realizó el lanzamiento oficial del directorio de las Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves (IBAs) en República Dominicana, junto a sus colaboradores el Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MIRENA) y el Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC). Dicho evento simboliza a su vez el lanzamiento de una red de rescate de su frágil y amenazada biodiversidad. Red que está conformada por las acciones y esfuerzos de conservación de múltiples organizaciones, agencias, instituciones, e individuos
Mon, 16/08/2010 - 10:46
Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academic institutions, community groups and other civil society organisations working in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam have been given another opportunity to apply for funding to conserve the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot
Mon, 16/08/2010 - 07:34
With swifts on their way back to Africa it was time to open the boxes erected earlier in the year and find out what the birds had been doing...
Europe and Central Asia
Fri, 13/08/2010 - 15:33
In July, Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST - BirdLife in Thailand) joined a government’s official event to celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) 2010 organised by Office of Natural Resources and Environment Policy and Planning (ONEP), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) at Khao Khiew Open Zoo in Chonburi Province, 100 km east of Bangkok, under a theme ‘Biodiversity is Our Life’.
Wed, 11/08/2010 - 19:29
The destruction of the world's mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than the world's land-based forests, according to a new United Nations report. A study commissioned by the U.N. Environmental Program (UNEP) reports that one fifth (around 35,500 square kilometers) of the world's mangroves -- forests straddling both land and sea -- have been lost since 1980.
Wed, 11/08/2010 - 13:23
In a move that buys a little time for the Dakatcha Woodlands, Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has refused a licence...