Tue, 26/03/2013 - 09:58
Five years ago, in response to the environmental crisis engulfing mainland South-East Asia, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund launched a $10 million grants programme to conserve the critical ecosystems of the Indo-Burma Hotspot.
Forests of Hope - Asia
Thu, 21/03/2013 - 10:59
A new ambitious project plans to restore a network of breeding sites for the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern probably the world’s most threatened seabird.
Fri, 18/01/2013 - 00:00
Four Spoon-billed Sandpipers were found at Fucheng, near Leizhou, south-west Guangdong Province in December 2012. Together with several other recent sightings this...
Thu, 13/12/2012 - 11:09
After four years, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund’s investment in the Indo- Burma biodiversity hotspot has resulted in more than US$ 9.8 million in grants to 54 civil society organisations to conserve biodiversity in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
Thu, 15/11/2012 - 16:00
On November 1st, national online campaigning organisation Conservation India broke the shocking news of an appalling massacre of thousands of migrating Amur Falcons that had recently been trapped for sale in the remote state of Nagaland in the north-east of India. Today we invite you to help us stop this hunting forever by donating to an emergency fund that will help Bombay Natural History Society (BirdLife in India) coordinate national action to address the issue.
Migratory Birds and Flyways - Asia
Tue, 25/09/2012 - 11:58
Great news for Narcondam Hornbill which has been saved from a proposed Indian Coast Guard RADAR development.
Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:39
Sales of tree seedlings from communal nurseries set up by forest dependent families in the municipality of Mangatarem, in the east of the island of Luzon, The Philippines, have provided enough income to meet daily needs, while helping with the reforestation of the Zambales Mountains Important Bird Area.
Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:25
The Mount Hilong-hilong Important Bird Area (IBA), one of the last tracts of lowland rainforest in the northeast of mainland Mindanao in the Philippines, is the home of the globally threatened Philippine Eagle, and of the indigenous Mamanwas and Manobos.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia
Fri, 07/09/2012 - 10:24
A new paper co-authored by BirdLife proposes that the hawk-owls of the Philippines form a complex of seven species from different islands and island groups, including two that have not previously been described at any taxonomic level. These two undescribed species have been given scientific names honouring two conservationists and long-term supporters of BirdLife International.
Preventing Extinctions - Asia
Tue, 04/09/2012 - 10:22
BirdLife International Cambodia Programme has just published a lavishly illustrated report revealing the global conservation importance of the proposed Western Siem Pang Protected Forest located in a remote area of northern Cambodia near the border with Laos.
Forests of Hope
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 00:00
The world’s biggest fair relating to bird and wildlife conservation is raising money this year to help save millions of migratory birds which rely on Asia’s rich tidal wetlands
Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa