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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.

Spoony needs your vote!

Thu, 02/12/2010
BirdLife’s work to save two key resting and feeding sites in China, used by one of the world’s oddest and most appealing waterbirds is to receive support from Disney’s Friends for Change initiative.

Haribon embraces the iphone

Wed, 01/12/2010
Haribon (BirdLife in the Philippines) has launched a Birds of the Philippines iphone app.

Nepal leads the way in valuing nature

Thu, 18/11/2010
The Nepalese Government has pledged that the country will lead the way in developing global standards to value ecosystem services; the resources and processes supplied by natural ecosystems that benefit humankind such as clean drinking water and crop pollination.

Dinara unravels mystery of Eastern Flyway

Wed, 17/11/2010
After an absence of transmissions from our satellite tagged birds for several weeks, a new transmission just received from Dinara is very welcome news and marks another important milestone in our growing understanding of the complexity of Sociable Lapwing migration. Two transmissions recorded on November 13th confirm Dinara has now arrived in central Pakistan, in the Indus floodplain not far from Shujaabad.

Birds Korea Blueprint 2010

Thu, 04/11/2010
The Birds Korea Blueprint aims to support ongoing conservation initiatives as part of the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) efforts to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss, in line with commitments to the Millennium Development Goals.

Nagoya in pictures...

Tue, 26/10/2010
COP a load of some BirdLife pictures sent directly from BirdLife staff at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in Nagoya...

BirdLife's 5 Asks for COP10 CBD in Nagoya - Video

Thu, 14/10/2010
Short video showing BirdLife's 5 policy asks for the COP-10 CBD meeting in Nagoya, Japan.

EU’s Raw Materials Policy

Mon, 11/10/2010
My Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) colleagues were in Brussels for the 8th Asia-Europe Peoples Forum (AEPF) this week. The AEPF is an interregional network of progressive civil society organizations across Asia and Europe. It emerged in the 1996 from a common desire and need among organizations across the two continents to open up new venues for dialogue, cooperation and solidarity.