Tue, 09/10/2012 - 09:05
Park scouts of Liwonde National Park (Malawi) and students from neighbouring schools have now teamed up with a member of Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM, BirdLife in Malawi) to save the Lilian’s Lovebird.
Mon, 08/10/2012 - 12:29
The rate of bird extinctions is accelerating at an alarming rate according to a new paper by BirdLife International and Charles Darwin University.
Mon, 08/10/2012 - 10:27
Since 2003, the Globally Threatened Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina, has benefitted considerably from a highly successful conservation project, initiated and run by SPEA - BirdLife’s Portuguese Partner and its official Species Guardian.
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Fri, 05/10/2012 - 07:34
As part of the activities to mark 50 years of independence, the Parliament of Uganda launched a fundraising drive to save the Crested Crane, Uganda's national symbol which is under threat.
Fri, 05/10/2012 - 00:02
One year on from the Rena disaster, independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) is still concerned at the ongoing environmental impacts of the oil spill, unrecovered containers and the shipwreck...
Tue, 02/10/2012 - 01:30
In March this year, I was delighted to be awarded the Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship 2012. The fellowship allowed me to be part of a group of young biologists conducting seabird conservation studies whilst living on remote American islands off the Atlantic coast....
Thu, 27/09/2012 - 09:03
The Zambian Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has turned down a mining proposal at one of Zambia’s key important bird Areas – Lower Zambezi. The proposal to mine eight million tonnes of copper ore per year was put forward by Mwembesi Resources Ltd, an Australian affiliated company. The project would involve development of the main pit at Kangaluwi and satellite pits at three other areas.
Tue, 25/09/2012 - 18:16
Dog Island is an uninhabited offshore islet lying northwest of the Caribbean UK Overseas Territory (UKOT) of Anguilla, and is considered to be the second most important individual island for seabirds in the eastern Caribbean, despite being only about 200 ha in size.
Tue, 25/09/2012 - 11:58
Great news for Narcondam Hornbill which has been saved from a proposed Indian Coast Guard RADAR development.