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National adaptation planning should deliver to vulnerable groups and ecosystems

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:36

Adaptation strategies aim to reduce the impact and cost of climate change by decreasing vulnerability and increasing resilience.

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BirdLife’s approach to working locally

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:31

Local knowledge, motivation, sustainability, efficiency, legitimacy and empowerment are all benefits of working locally.

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A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:10

Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation is an effective approach to adaptation that deserves more policy support.

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Partners with Nature - report

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:09

Partners with Nature published by BirdLife International, includes 14 examples of BirdLife Partners' work with vulnerable communities that provide adaptation benefits.

Improving the conservation status of migratory landbirds in the African-Eurasian region

Thu, 10/11/2011 - 21:20

BirdLife wants approval for resolution to improve the conservation status of African-Eurasian migratory landbirds.

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World experts discuss climate change at RSPB co-organised event

Wed, 09/11/2011 - 22:10

Some of the world’s leading experts on climate change, wildlife and natural systems gathered earlier today at the UK's Royal Society, to discuss the latest research on the ecological impacts of global warming

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Threatened whistling-ducks arrive at Woodbourne, Barbados

Wed, 09/11/2011 - 14:40

Flooding at BirdLife's Woodbourne Shorebird Refuge in Barbados reduced the amount of suitable stop-over habitat for shorebirds this autumn, but this proved good for ducks and in September, two globally threatened West Indian Whistling-ducks turned up - the first time the species has been on the island for 50 years.

Americas

Minimising the risk of poisoning to migratory birds

Tue, 08/11/2011 - 21:01

Poisoning – both deliberate and accidental – is one of the major problems facing migratory birds worldwide.

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Powerlines and migratory birds

Tue, 08/11/2011 - 09:05

BirdLife International is challenging the energy sector to improve the bird safety standards of powerlines in Europe.

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Fifteen new fundraisers in East Africa!

Tue, 08/11/2011 - 07:19

Fifteen young conservationists from six East African countries (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Ethiopia) successfully completed a project development, proposal writing and fundraising workshop at Mpala Research Centre in Kenya from 22-26 October.

Africa

Migratory species conservation in the light of climate change

Mon, 07/11/2011 - 22:01

BirdLife International is supporting a proposal on addressing climate change issues for migratory species.

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Proposal to include Saker Falcon on Appendix 1 of the Convention on Migratory Species

Sat, 05/11/2011 - 23:00

BirdLife Internatiional is supporting the proposal for listing Saker Falcon on the CMS list of Endangered Migratory Species.

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