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EU postpones cleanup of biofuels policy again

Wed, 05/01/2011
Hopes of a sustainable future for EU biofuels policy have been dealt a blow following the European Commission's decision to delay a critical decision on how to account for the impacts of 'indirect land use change' (ILUC).

The Egyptian Vulture - What’s going on in Africa?

Tue, 04/01/2011
Since 2003 BSPB is working for the conservation of the Egyptian Vulture in Bulgaria. The gained knowledge during these years firmly shows that the main reason for the species decline is the increased adult mortality due to various anthropogenic threats. Significant part of the loss of birds is happening outside Bulgaria during the migration and wintering. In the last 7 years probably more than 20 adult birds did not return from their wintering areas.

New edition of The Babbler now online

Fri, 31/12/2010
You can now access the 36th edition (October - December, 2010) of The Babbler, the quarterly newsletter of BirdLife International in Indochina online

China’s rarest bird discovered wintering in Indonesia

Thu, 30/12/2010
A wintering Chinese Crested Tern Sterna bernsteini has been seen and photographed in Pulau Lusaolate, north Seram, Indonesia, representing the first record of the species outside the breeding season for over 70 years.

Positive results for the conservation of albatross and petrels in the pelagic longline fleet in...

Wed, 29/12/2010

Last month I returned from sea after two back-to-back trips where I tested the efficien

Study shows alarming drop in Kenyan vultures

Wed, 22/12/2010
Vultures in one of Africa’s most significant wildlife reserves are declining at an alarming rate according to a new study in Biological Conservation...

The Magnificent Seven (rat free Fijian islands)

Tue, 21/12/2010
Two years after the BirdLife International Fiji Programme implemented an operation to eradicate rats from the Ringgold Islands, all seven islands have been confirmed rodent-free. Early monitoring also shows that the birds, people and wider wildlife of these remote islands are already benefitting from the removal of these invasive pests...

A Chance for biodiversity in the Albertine Rift in the face of Climate Change

Mon, 20/12/2010
Biodiversity in Africa’s Albertine Rift, especially birds, is set to benefit from a number of measures and actions by BirdLife International that are aimed at preparing them for Climate Change...

BirdLife and the Convention on Biological Diversity sign agreement for biodiversity

Mon, 20/12/2010
The agreement is an expression of the desire of both BirdLife and the CBD Secretariat to enhance our cooperation following the recent adoption of the 2011-2020 Strategic Plan for the Convention at Nagoya in October.