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Number of vulture deaths per meal reduced by a two thirds since deadly drug ban, says new study

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 12:29

The number of vultures dying from diclofenac contamination in India has reduced by more than a third between 2005 and 2009, according to a new study.

Asia India Preventing Extinctions

Hummingbirds in Colombia

Wed, 01/10/2014 - 09:00

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, October 2014

Asia Japan

A big comeback for Chinese Crested Terns in the Jiushan Islands, China

Wed, 13/08/2014 - 10:27

Chinese Crested Terns on the Jiushan Islands have had a second and even more successful year: at least 43 Chinese Crested Terns arrived and stayed on the island of Tiedun Dao this breeding season (from mid-May to

Asia China Preventing Extinctions - Asia

Cambodian vulture census data reveals worrying trend

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 16:00

An annual vulture census has been carried out at seven sites across Cambodia, Recording the second lowest population estimate since records began in 2004.

Asia Cambodia Preventing Extinctions - Asia

Rice Fields with Birds

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 09:00

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, August 2014

Asia Japan

Japanese 'Bird-of-Paradise'

Sun, 01/06/2014 - 09:00

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, June 2014

Asia Japan

BirdLife participates in mainland China’s first international bird fair

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 20:59

BirdLife International was recently invited to participate in the first International Bird Fair held in Fuzhou, in Fujian Province in south-east China. The event was a great success and was attended by an amazing 20,000 people from all walks of life.

Asia China China Programme

Spring Green

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 09:00

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, April 2014

Asia Japan

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