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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

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 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,...

Asia Vietnam Local Empowerment

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...

Asia Bangladesh Preventing Extinctions - Asia

China’s rarest seabird benefits from colony restoration

Fri, 04/10/2013 - 03:30

This summer an innovative tern colony restoration project has apparently established a new Chinese Crested Tern colony in the Jiushan Islands.

Asia China China Programme

Rare sighting of marked Spoon-billed Sandpiper on migration

Fri, 06/09/2013 - 09:43

A rare sighting of a marked spoon-billed sandpiper on migration was reported last weekend from Rudong mudflats north of Shanghai.

Asia China Migratory Birds and Flyways - Asia

Burung Indonesia leads Wallacea profile team for CEPF

Thu, 27/06/2013 - 23:40

The profile will identify priority areas for conservation action, and guide the disbursement of up to US $5 million

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

Hiding in plain sight: New species of bird discovered in capital city

Tue, 25/06/2013 - 21:08

A team of scientists have discovered a new species of bird with distinct plumage and a loud call, living not in some remote jungle, but in a capital city of 1.5 million people.

Asia Cambodia Preventing Extinctions - Asia