News

IPs and logging

Tue, 31/08/2010 - 10:40

Haribon is in the process of completing a project called Golden Forests, Landscapes and Seascapes supported by the European Union and the Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion Inter-nacional that aims to reduce deforestation.

Asia

Problems in Paraguay

Tue, 31/08/2010 - 08:56

Ten years ago, the Kuetuwy Aché community was established in the property 'Finca 470', under the understanding and commitment from the Paraguayan government that the property would be legally titled to the Aché people. Now however, the government plans to divide-up the property.

Americas

Birds of the Middle East

Thu, 26/08/2010 - 11:12

Simon Aspinall and Richard Porter have dedicated their new book 'Birds of the Middle East' to BirdLife International's Middle East conservation programme.

Middle East

Bird banding centre opened in Cuba

Wed, 25/08/2010 - 14:00

On July 17th, 2010, the Johann Christoph Gundlach Cuban Bird Banding Centre (CBBC) was officially opened. The CBBC is located at the...

Americas

A flote en un paraíso viviente

Wed, 25/08/2010 - 05:53

Recorrer los canales de mangles de lo que antes era Roosevelt Roads es ponerse en contacto con un trozo de naturaleza casi virgen.

Americas

Sociable Lapwings embark on an Amazing Journey

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.

Middle East Preventing Extinctions - Africa

Birdfair 2010 Day 3 Round Up - Video

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.

Birdfair 2010 Day 2 Round Up - Video

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?"

Birdfair 2010 Day 1 Round Up - Video

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.

Interview with BirdLife's Middle East Advisor Richard Porter - Video

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.

British birdwatchers rally to help Ethiopia

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.

Worldwide

Sociable Lapwing Tracking - RSPB Video

Thu, 19/08/2010 - 09:03

Check out the new RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) video about tracking Critically Endangered Sociable Lapwing in Kazakhstan.

Middle East Kazakhstan Preventing Extinctions

Volunteers needed in New Caledonia for Crow Honeyeater Project

Tue, 17/08/2010 - 14:03

BirdLife Pacific in New Caledonia is seeking two volunteers to assist with surveying fieldwork seeking the Critically Endangered Crow Honeyeater. The positions are due to start September 15, 2010 and volunteers would ideally be available for 1-3 months.

Pacific

Northern Bald Ibis release in Syria - Video

Tue, 17/08/2010 - 11:25

See this amazing video by the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) showing the release of Critically Endangered Northern Bald Ibis into Syria.

República Dominicana lanza una red de conservación al rescate de su biodiversidad

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

Americas

BirdLife and CEPF expand funding opportunities for biodiversity conservation in the Indo-Burma Hotspot

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

Asia

Swift box success at BirdLife's UK office

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

BCST joined IYB 2010 Celebration

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’.