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An Introduction to Conservation and Human Rights for BirdLife Partners

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 10:34

An Introduction to Conservation and Human Rights for BirdLife Partners provides an overview of some of the human rights relevant to a conservation context.

Worldwide

BirdLife projects flying high in UNEP-GEF top-twenty

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:15

To mark its 20th Anniversary, the GEF has announced and profiled its 20 best projects funded through UNEP. This ‘20-best’ list features two projects in which BirdLife International was a key player.

Middle East

African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Fourth Special Session

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 07:07

The ministerial segment of the thirteenth session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) was held at the International Conference Centre in Bamako from 9 to 16 September 2011.

Press release on the public launch of the economic valuation report and a documentary about Mabira Forest Reserve, on 6th October 2011

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 06:36

Press release issued by NatureUganda on the public launch of the economic valuation report and a documentary about Mabira Forest Reserve, on 6th October 2011, at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala.

Solar, wind and ocean energy ‘greenest’ for Europe - but governments must do more for wildlife and climate

Tue, 22/11/2011 - 14:33

Energy from the sun, wind and oceans can be harnessed without harm to Europe’s birds and other wildlife, but European and national governments must step up to the challenge, according to a report released on Tuesday 22 November, in Brussels. Leading conservation body BirdLife Europe has added its voice to call for a renewables revolution to combat climate change.

Europe and Central Asia

Grid operators and environmental organisations team up to promote sustainable modernisation of electricity grids

Tue, 22/11/2011 - 10:39

Nineteen grid operators and environmental NGOs signed the European Grid Declaration on Electricity Network Development and Nature Conservation in Europe on 10 November 2011 in Brussels, in an open signatory process.

Europe and Central Asia

10th conference of Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species

Sun, 20/11/2011 - 23:22

The BirdLife International Partnership seek endorsement for conference resolutions which, if adopted, could help halt or reverse the catastrophic decline in numbers of many migratory species of birds.

Worldwide

Only international action will save migratory birds

Sun, 20/11/2011 - 23:20

Populations of long-distance migratory landbirds are declining rapidly in the African-Eurasian flyway and urgent actions are needed across regions.

Worldwide

Measures to protect UK albatrosses get them off the hook in the nick of time

Sat, 19/11/2011 - 09:38

One third of the world’s albatrosses nest on the South Atlantic UK Overseas Territories: the Falkland Islands; South Georgia; and Tristan da Cunha. ICCAT manages all tuna and swordfish fisheries in the Atlantic outside territorial waters. These measures will significantly reduce the number of birds being killed.

Worldwide Brazil

Underbird ahead in the New Zealand polls

Wed, 16/11/2011 - 23:21

Our Critically Endangered parrot, the Kakapo, and our blue-suited swamp hen, the Pukeko, are well in front of the flock in Forest & Bird’s (BirdLife in New Zealand) annual Bird of the Year poll.

Pacific

BirdLife Europe calls for a renewables revolution in harmony with nature

Tue, 15/11/2011 - 12:48

With the launch of its new report, Meeting Europe’s Renewable Energy Targets in Harmony with Nature, in Brussels on 22 November, BirdLife Europe wants to show how we can meet our 2020 renewable energy targets without impacting on wildlife.

Europe and Central Asia

Music and Migration II : a musical appeal to stop illegal bird killing in Malta

Tue, 15/11/2011 - 09:28

UK/DK Music label 'Second Language' releases Music and Migration II in support of BirdLife Malta's campaign against illegal bird killing

Europe and Central Asia