Fri, 22/06/2012 - 12:47
Data transmitted from the backs of seabirds wandering the vast oceans have been used to create the first ever interactive atlas of priority sites for marine conservation. With the collaboration of over 1000 experts worldwide, this will be important for the future of our oceans...
Fri, 22/06/2012 - 12:21
On flat dusty clearings bordered by spindly trees in rural West Africa, women can be seen rolling out balls of what look (and smell) like large mammal droppings. Making this condiment, soumbala, is one of the only ways local women can make a living. Whatever nature provides has value to people...
Thu, 21/06/2012 - 08:58
Read Wael Hmaidan's statement on behalf of civil society and NGOs attending RIO+20
Wed, 20/06/2012 - 18:51
A nocturnal seabird, the black-capped petrel, may warrant federal protection as a threatened or endangered species.
Wed, 20/06/2012 - 16:28
More than 1,500 years ago in the harsh environment of the Arabian Peninsula, conservation was a way of life, necessary for survival. Now, to protect biodiversity and empower local people in the Middle East, the ancient Islamic tradition of hima is being revived...
Local Empowerment - Middle East
Wed, 20/06/2012 - 16:15
The Northern Bald Ibis has had an eventful and turbulent relationship with man. Idolised yet mummified, celebrated and venerated yet beaten and eaten, collected then protected, hunted, poisoned, followed by pilgrims and tracked by scientists- this mythical bird is just over 200 mature wild individuals away from being lost forever. But hope is not even close from being lost...
Wed, 20/06/2012 - 12:20
Bringing the hammer down on governments to save nature. Our well-being and the resources we need to survive and develop all depend on diverse and healthy ecosystems. Yet this is not always considered by governments needing to maintain economic growth. When important ecosystems are under serious threat, the BirdLife Partnership is watching and ready to take action against the culprits. Even against governments...
Wed, 20/06/2012 - 11:33
The Caribbean is an exceptionally important treasure trove of global biodiversity. It's also an important home to 37.5million people. So how are Important Bird Areas used to help local people protect their local biodiversity?