News Asia

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

Tue, 04/03/2014
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.’

A Thought on Small Birds

Sat, 01/02/2014
'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, February 2014

Cambodian jewel protected

Sat, 01/02/2014
The Royal Government of Cambodia has declared the creation of the Siem Pang Protected Forest.
The creation of a vulture safe zone will help populations stabilise and increase (Marek Jobda; worldsrarestbirds.com)

Indian Partner to establish Vulture Safe Zone in Madhya Pradesh

Mon, 27/01/2014
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.

Amur Falcons tracked to Africa

Thu, 19/12/2013
Three Amur Falcons have been tracked by satellite from Nagaland in India to Africa, showing what an amazing journey these birds take.
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

A team including staff from BirdLife Partner

New breeding sites found for Asia’s rarest bunting

Thu, 05/12/2013
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.

Myanmar loses leading conservationist

Wed, 04/12/2013

Dr Htin Hla, known to his many friends and colleague

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

Fri, 29/11/2013

Last year’s news of the massacre of Amur Falcons in India shocked the world.