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From the Frontline

Wed, 13/10/2010
I was led to a career in conservation by a genuine and keen interest to understand how things work. My earliest memories are at ten years old, when I came across a 30 cm male Jackson’s Chameleon in the hedges of my small rural village Ithekahuno in Nyeri, Kenya, and marvelled at the complexity of the animal. From then on, I acquired a hunger to learn what was in the natural world, and why it looked and behaved the way it did.

First Arcadia/BirdLife Conservation Partnership Fund newsletter

Wed, 13/10/2010
It gives me great pleasure to introduce the first Arcadia/BirdLife Conservation Partnership Fund newsletter...

Future of biodiversity hinges on benefit-sharing agreement

Wed, 13/10/2010
Progress in tackling the biodiversity crisis hangs on achieving agreement between the world’s nations on the access to genetic resources, and sharing of benefits arising from their use, according to BirdLife International.

Kakariki scoops Forest & Bird’s Bird of the Year title

Wed, 13/10/2010
New Zealand’s bright green parrot – the Kakariki – has won this year’s Forest & Bird poll (BirdLife in New Zealand) for Bird of the Year.

Calendario del Festival Mundial de las Aves en Argentina

Tue, 12/10/2010
En Argentina el Festival se celebra desde el año 2002. En el año 2005 se sumo al Festival la Base Antártica Orcadas, siendo el primer registro del Continente Antártico en ser parte de esta celebración.

EU funds help BirdLife Partners to protect our nature

Tue, 12/10/2010
As recently announced, six BirdLife Partners received funding for their LIFE+ Nature & Biodiversity projects to be implemented in the coming years.

“Welcome to Cockpit Country”

Mon, 11/10/2010
Cockpit Country is recognized nationally and internationally as a habitat for more than 60 threatened species, making it one of the highest-ranked Important Bird Areas and Key Biodiversity Areas in Jamaica and the Caribbean.

Migratory birds in the spotlight of the World Bird Festival

Mon, 11/10/2010
Continuing the series of educational materials for schools in the Americas, two poster-sized fact files highlight two very different migratory strategies.

Key Paraguayan IBA being destroyed

Mon, 11/10/2010
Part of Asunción Bay Important Bird Area (IBA) is in the process of being destroyed by heavy machinery brought in to begin work on a new waterfront project in Paraguay’s capital city, despite the site being legally declared a Reserve in 2005.