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This is why the Gola Rainforest is a true ‘Forest of Hope’

Wed, 09/03/2016 - 15:25

For the first time in West Africa, carbon credits are being used to protect wildlife and habitats.

Europe and Central Asia Liberia Climate Change - Africa

Shea, shea everywhere, but no insects left to eat

Wed, 09/03/2016 - 15:12

The protection of shea trees in northern Africa against intensive farming is not the win-win situation for birds and people that it may seem.

Europe and Central Asia Burkina Faso Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

Africa is leading the way on ending seabird bycatch

Wed, 09/03/2016 - 13:30

But Europe still lags in preventing these accidental deaths. How can it learn from BirdLife’s Albatross Task Force?

Europe and Central Asia Namibia Marine - Africa

Eight million birds killed illegally at 20 Mediterranean locations each year

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 11:35

The huge number is part of the even bigger one of 25 million birds being illicitly trapped, shot or glued annually in the Mediterranean region, according to a BirdLife report.

Worldwide Cyprus Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

Transformation for Conservation in the Mara Wetlands

Mon, 29/02/2016 - 12:50

Working with local people is critical to effective, sustainable and equitable conservation. South Mara Water Users Association is a Local Conservation Group (LCG) working in the Masurura Swamp, Mara in Tanzania, one of the critical wetlands in the Lake Victoria Basin.

Africa Tanzania Capacity Development

Very high diversity 3km into the Chunga Lagoon ©Bird Watch Zambia

January Waterbird counts on the Kafue Flats

Mon, 29/02/2016 - 11:12

Waterbird counts on the Kafue Flats in Zambia have been conducted bi-annually for nearly 15 years: the numbers and diversity of species on the flats are always a marvel.

Africa Zambia

Winged Predators and an Ill wind threaten newly fledged Tahiti Monarchs

Mon, 29/02/2016 - 07:29

The Tahiti Monarch breeding season has been a record with 14 chicks fledged from just 53 adults. But in a tragic turnaround 5 have disappeared. So what happened to them? Not the usual culprits like black rats. French Polynesia BirdLife partner, SOP Manu calls in the detectives.

Pacific French Polynesia Invasive Alien Species

Cyclone Winston affects community conservation areas in Fiji

Mon, 29/02/2016 - 01:16

The worst ever cyclone to ever hit Fiji has ravaged the communities engaged in protecting some of the Pacific's most important conservation areas and endangered species. The impact of the storm on these key habitats is not yet known but it expected to be significant and very serious..

Pacific Fiji Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Pacific

Boost for project to assess global biodiversity

Fri, 26/02/2016 - 15:10

Assessing the state of biodiversity and the benefits nature provides to people is one of the functions of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), which meets in Malaysia thi

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Middle East

Chatham Island Taiko Chick

Record breeding season for Chatham Island tāiko

Thu, 25/02/2016 - 21:00

A record number of Taiko chicks a big step for a bird thought extinct until 1978. 22 chicks from 26 eggs is a massive lift for a species with a world population of less than 150

Pacific New Zealand Invasive Alien Species

Record-breaking wintering numbers of Spoon-billed Sandpipers in China

Thu, 25/02/2016 - 08:40

Record numbers of Spoon-billed Sandpiper, a Critically Endangered shorebird, have been discovered wintering in China, says conservationists from the Hong Kong Bird Watching Society (HKBWS, BirdLife International Partner in Hong Kong SAR, China).

Asia China Capacity Development

One of the most familiar and popular birds, Barn Swallows © Spring Alive

Spring Alive for Swallows this spring!

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 15:39

One of the most familiar and popular birds in the world is declining. Rather than being sad, let's celebrate the swallows of our neighbourhood because they give a great start for young people to care about conservation.

Worldwide Local Engagement and Empowerment