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Major breakthrough in fight to save Asian vultures from extinction

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 09:32

A major step for the future of vultures in Asia has been announced by the Indian Ministry of Health. A ban of multi-dose vials of human formulations of diclofenac, which is responsible for the death of tens of millions of Asia’s vultures, has come into force with immediate effect.

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There are many benefits to the community of sustainably-managed forests. Photo: David Thomas / BirdLife

Insights into how nature and people benefit from community forestry in Nepal

Mon, 24/08/2015 - 11:22

Nepal is blessed with a rich diversity of wildlife – a consequence of the varied landscapes in the country, from high mountain meadows, to mid-hills forests to the plains of the Terai.

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New hope for recovery of Critically Endangered seabird thanks to successful restoration project and team's dedication. Photos: Simba Chan

Brave efforts pay off in doubly-successful project to restore colonies of Chinese Crested Tern

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 10:39

Breeding success of one of world's rarest birds broke records thanks to team's successful restoration project and dedicated monitoring of colony including during super-typhoon...

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Superabundant bird decline mirrors Passenger Pigeon

Mon, 08/06/2015 - 21:05

One of Eurasia’s most abundant bird species has declined by 90% and retracted its range by 5000 km since 1980 a new study shows.

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First steps towards an Asian land bird monitoring programme

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 10:50

Question: How do we know that many bird species are declining?

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BirdLife embarks on a project to ensure community forests in Nepal are best managed for the community, and for the forest. Photo: David Thomas / BirdLife

Community forestry to benefit nature and people

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 17:26

BirdLife embarks on a project to ensure community forests in Nepal are best managed for the community, and for the forest

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Mystery of Colours

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 16:40

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, April 2015

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New hope for Vietnam’s forests

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 10:51

The survival of North-Central Vietnam’s lowland forests have been boosted thanks to an innovative new agreement that aims to see such forests protected.

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Asian songbird migrants in trouble

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 09:25

Migratory songbirds in East Asia are in trouble, according to new research.

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