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Threatened ‘biodiversity hotspot’ in Indonesian forest sparks action from NABU and Burung Indonesia

Tue, 04/03/2014 - 10:09

BirdLife Partners in Germany (NABU) and Indonesia (Burung Indonesia), have initiated a new project to protect tropical forests on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The project will take place in Gorontalo where 68.5 percent of the province is still covered with forests characterised by a very high and unique biodiversity. For this reason, Gorontalo is listed among the world’s 34 ‘biodiversity hotspots.’

Asia Indonesia Forests of Hope - Asia

A Thought on Small Birds

Sat, 01/02/2014 - 09:00

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, February 2014

Asia Japan

Cambodian jewel protected

Sat, 01/02/2014 - 07:31

The Royal Government of Cambodia has declared the creation of the Siem Pang Protected Forest.

Asia Cambodia Forests of Hope

Indian Partner to establish Vulture Safe Zone in Madhya Pradesh

Mon, 27/01/2014 - 10:32

BNHS (BirdLife in India), in association with Rio Tinto and BirdLife International, is establishing a 30,000 square km Vulture Safe Zone in Madhya Pradesh.

Asia India Preventing Extinctions - Asia

Amur Falcons tracked to Africa

Thu, 19/12/2013 - 12:24

Three Amur Falcons have been tracked by satellite from Nagaland in India to Africa, showing what an amazing journey these birds take.

Asia India Preventing Extinctions

Komodo Dragons found in unprotected Indonesian IBA

Wed, 18/12/2013 - 11:09

A team including staff from BirdLife Partner Burung Indonesia has confirmed the presence of the Komodo Dragon, the world’s largest lizard, in...

Asia Indonesia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia

New breeding sites found for Asia’s rarest bunting

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 11:11

Three previously unknown breeding sites of Asia’s rarest bunting have been discovered by a team from the Beijing Bird Watching Society working with BirdLife’s China Programme.

Asia China China Programme

Myanmar loses leading conservationist

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 12:06

Dr Htin Hla, known to his many friends and colleagues simply as Tony, a leading figure in Burmese conservation has passed away...

Asia

Action for Amur Falcons brings hope for an end to hunting in Nagaland

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 13:41

Last year’s news of the massacre of Amur Falcons in India shocked the world. BirdLife’s Indian Partner BNHS moved immediately to mobilise...

Asia India Migratory Birds and Flyways