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Camera traps have confirmed the presence of the world's largest lizard in west Flores

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 the west of Fl

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 at his home in Yangon aged 59.

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 a response.

Asia India Migratory Birds and Flyways

Coal road threat to original Forest of Hope

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:08

A proposed coal road through the Harapan Rainforest in Sumatra could undo almost a decade of good work by the BirdLife Partnership, acting with the support of the Indonesian Government.

Asia Indonesia Forests of Hope

The MoU was signed by BirdLife’s Chief Executive Dr Marco Lambertini, and Professor Liu Naifa, President of the COS

A new era of cooperation for the BirdLife International Partnership in China

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 10:48

The beginning of a new era in formal cooperation between BirdLife International and China has begun with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the BirdLife International Partnership and the China Ornithological Society.

Asia China China Programme

Record numbers of White-shouldered Ibis in Cambodia

Mon, 04/11/2013 - 10:32

A record number of White-shouldered Ibis have been recorded in the wild in Cambodia, making the known global population larger than previous studies suggested.

Asia Cambodia Forests of Hope - Asia

Rattan seedlings being unloaded ready for planting in the forest.

Rattan planting for livelihoods and conservation in central Vietnam

Fri, 18/10/2013 - 11:43

Over the last two years, under a BirdLife International Local Empowerment Programme project funded by Toyota Motor Corporation and Nando Peretti Foundation, communities in the buffer zones around forest reserves

Asia Vietnam Local Empowerment

Masked Finfoot (Chris R Shepherd)

Threat to last stronghold of Asian Finfoot

Thu, 17/10/2013 - 10:04

The Sundarbans of Bangladesh holds one of the last populations of the Endangered Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus and is considered as a safe stronghold of this highly t

Asia Bangladesh Preventing Extinctions - Asia