Mon, 08/10/2012 - 10:27
Since 2003, the Globally Threatened Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina, has benefitted considerably from a highly successful conservation project, initiated and run by SPEA - BirdLife’s Portuguese Partner and its official Species Guardian.
Europe and Central Asia
Fri, 05/10/2012 - 07:34
As part of the activities to mark 50 years of independence, the Parliament of Uganda launched a fundraising drive to save the Crested Crane, Uganda's national symbol which is under threat.
Fri, 05/10/2012 - 00:02
One year on from the Rena disaster, independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) is still concerned at the ongoing environmental impacts of the oil spill, unrecovered containers and the shipwreck...
Fri, 28/09/2012 - 06:00
At a special launch event in Fiji today the European Union formally announced its backing for regional efforts to address the threats posed by invasive species for peoples' livelihoods across the Pacific...
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.