Fri, 16/11/2012 - 14:19
On Friday 16 November, after a 12 year long campaign by BirdLife Europe, the European Commission has finally launched an EU Plan of Action to reduce seabird bycatch, the incidental deaths of seabirds ensnared in fishing gears.
Europe and Central Asia
Seabirds and Marine
Fri, 16/11/2012 - 11:37
BirdLife International invite new Letters of Inquiry from NGOs, Community Groups and other Civil Society organisations for small grants to conserve biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin Hotspot.
Thu, 15/11/2012 - 16:00
On November 1st, national online campaigning organisation Conservation India broke the shocking news of an appalling massacre of thousands of migrating Amur Falcons that had recently been trapped for sale in the remote state of Nagaland in the north-east of India.
Today we invite you to help us stop this hunting forever by donating to an emergency fund that will help Bombay Natural History Society (BirdLife in India) coordinate national action to address the issue.
Migratory Birds and Flyways - Asia
Thu, 15/11/2012 - 12:40
A new study shows that in both India and Nepal, all three Critically Endangered vulture species have remained stable in the last few years.
Tue, 13/11/2012 - 09:33
From 6 to 8 November, Birdlife Europe raised the awareness of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) on overfishing in Europe through an exhibition stand in the European Parliament. The exhibition was organised together with Greenpeace, Oceana, WWF and Ocean2012 and aimed at encouraging MEPs to vote for sustainable fisheries on 18 December.
Europe and Central Asia
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
Thu, 08/11/2012 - 11:44
Una Introducción a la Conservación y a los Derechos Humanos Para los Socios de BirdLife International brinda una visión general de algunos de los derechos humanos relevantes en el contexto de la conservación.