Mon, 12/11/2012 - 15:10
The official launch of the BirdLife International Local Empowerment Programme could not have come at a better time. Despite numerous efforts, many sites of biological significance are under serious threat, and around 45% are lacking any form of protection.
Local Engagement and Empowerment
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 21:58
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) urges people to have a say on a government plan to reduce the numbers of seabirds killed every year by the fishing industry. Recent estimates suggest that up to 40,000 seabirds die each year in New Zealand waters after getting caught in fishing nets or on fishing hooks...
Marine - Pacific
Fri, 09/11/2012 - 04:02
BirdLife Pacific and Island Conservation have signed an agreement in Fiji this week to help protect the native birds and biodiversity of Pacific islands from invasive species...
Invasive Alien Species - Pacific
Wed, 07/11/2012 - 12:20
A recent workshop brought together the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Regional Implementation Team (RIT), and representatives of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Secretariat. Participants developed a strategic plan for CEPF’s 5-year investment in the hotspot, aimed at strengthening civil society’s role in conservation in the region.
Local Engagement and Empowerment - Africa
Tue, 06/11/2012 - 12:41
7 new Nature Clubs and 10 old Clubs rejuvenated in Sierra Leone by the Conservation Society of Sierra Leone (CSSL) through the support of the Wildlife Clubs of Africa project.
Fri, 02/11/2012 - 02:58
Community members from two BirdLife Fiji Programme Site Support Groups recently visited a NatureFiji-MareqetiViti project on Gau Island to learn about petrel conservation techniques...