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Japanese White-eye © HIH Princess Takamado

“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, April, 2018

Sun, 01/04/2018
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, April, 2018

World first: Rhinoceros Hornbills give artificial nest box seal of approval

Mon, 26/02/2018
In 2017, the Conservation Leadership Programme granted a Future Conservationist Award to Ravinder Kaur and her team to help improve breeding opportunities for Malaysian hornbills. Ravinder describes the team's exciting observations, and their progress in designing the perfect nest box.

Rewarding work of restoring forest in Indonesia

Mon, 12/02/2018
Aventinus Sadip is the founder of a plant nursery and a farmer's group restoring forest around the Mbeliling IBA, Flores, Indonesia
Brambling © HIH Princess Takamado

Camouflage in “Daidai” Color

Thu, 01/02/2018
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, February, 2018
Eco-clubs have given locals a new appreciation of the Amur Falcon © Thangam Velusamy / Shutterstock

From slaughter to spectacle - education inspires locals to love Amur Falcon

Mon, 29/01/2018
Five years ago, hundreds of thousands of migrating Amur Falcons were being slaughtered annually in northeast India. Today, they are celebrated.
Rudong mudflats, Jiangsu Province, a crucial site for shorebird species ©  Richard Allen

Great news for shorebirds! China to halt coastal land reclamation

Tue, 23/01/2018
The Chinese government has announced that it will halt all ‘business-related’ land reclamation along its coast. This is a massive boost to the tens of millions of migratory shorebirds along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) that depend on the intertidal mudflats of China’s east coast.
The Helmeted Hornbill (Critically Endangered) is one of innumerable bird species that will benefit from the Program © Bjorn Olesen

Satellite tracking app empowers communities to protect their own forest

Mon, 22/01/2018
This year we’re launching an innovative new programme using satellite technology and a mobile phone app to help locals monitor their forests. The Asia-Pacific Forest Governance Project, led by BirdLife and funded by the European Union, aims to involve the community in conservation and policy-making

The women of Dumrithumka are leading by example

Mon, 22/01/2018
The 11 women who make up the committee of Dumrithumka Adarsh Mahila Community Forest User Group—2017 Nature's Heroes—have changed their community's attitude towards the forest they all depend on.

Award for vulture restaurant pioneer whose work helps poor farmers

Tue, 09/01/2018
This 2017 Nature's Heroes, nominated by Bird Conservation Nepal, pioneered safe feeding areas which have led to the beginning of a recovery in populations of threatened vultures.