Sun, 24/10/2010 - 11:00
Poster showing the location and protection status of the world's 10,000 Important Bird Areas (IBAs). To download your copy please click here...
Sat, 23/10/2010 - 00:00
Today is Oceans Day at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Conference of Parties meeting in Nagoya, Japan. The day is drawing attention to the increasing scientific evidence indicating the rapidly declining health of marine and coastal biodiversity. Indicative of these changes are the declines in seabird populations. BirdLife’s Global Seabird Programme has launched a new booklet which outlines our innovative approach to identifying and conserving marine Important Bird Area...
Fri, 22/10/2010 - 01:54
Today, all the working groups reported on their progress, and everywhere you look there are problems unresolved. COP10 is hardly a step further than when it started on Monday.
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 22:07
All country chapters of the Americas Important Bird Area (IBA) directory are now available for download in their principal languages. A total of 19 chapters are available in Spanish, two in Dutch, one in French and one in Portuguese.
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 12:31
Banking on biodiversity is a free book which argues that nature’s riches can play a major role in poverty eradication, but only if governments and businesses recognise the true economic value of the goods and services our environment provides us.
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 10:49
Few will recognise the role of conservation in reinforcing and asserting people’s rights. In fact there are close links between conservation and human rights, and conservation projects that are well-designed and well-executed can make a significant positive contribution to their fulfilment. This article draws on examples from the work of BirdLife Partners around the world, to explain the linkages, and to demonstrate the contribution the BirdLife Partnership is making...
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 08:58
Nature’s riches can play a major role in poverty eradication, but only if governments and businesses recognise the true economic value of the goods and services our environment provides us.
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 06:55
NABU (BirdLife in Germany), organised a demonstration to send a strong message to the German government and the European Environment Ministers, which were finalising their position for the CBD COP10 in Nagoya.
Europe and Central Asia
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 05:00
Continuing the series of educational materials for schools in the Americas, this poster-sized fact file highlights the Critically Endangered White-winged Guan (Penelope albipennis), found only in the dry forests of northern Peru, within the Tumbesian region.