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Would you like some seabird with that fish?

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:36

Seabirds dive for food in the very same places targeted by commercial fishing vessels and often end up drowning while being caught...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia

EU Climate Policy: why it will not work

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 13:53

After long hours of debating, negotiating and compromising, on 23 October, EU Prime Ministers agreed on the headline targets for EU’s fight...

Europe and Central Asia

“Extractive activities and biodiversity can go hand in hand”

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:41

An interview with Richard Grimmett, Director for Conservation at BirdLife International and Jury member for the 2014 edition of HeidelbergCement Quarry Life...

Europe and Central Asia

Climate negotiations begin in Peru

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 10:34

The recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a stark reminder of the urgent need for climate action...

Worldwide Climate Change

New toolkit engages young people in conservation and education

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 08:14

Environmental education pushes forward with the release of a new toolkit developed for Site Support Groups.

Africa Capacity Development

Countries’ economic power does not predict conservation performance

Mon, 01/12/2014 - 13:37

Some countries are doing better than others at conserving their share of global vertebrate biodiversity, and the factors of success are not related to economic wealth.

Worldwide Forests of Hope

Eco-restore blog: the new place to read and exchange about ecological restoration

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 08:57

Despite the work of conservation organisations new pieces of nature get destroyed every day and their value for wildlife is lost. The...

Europe and Central Asia

Say NO to birds in a cage and on a plate

Wed, 26/11/2014 - 12:09

BirdLife Partner SPEA launches a new campaign to stop the illegal capture and sale of birds in Portugal. Are you aware that...

Europe and Central Asia Portugal

Beautiful bird paradise in Armenia at risk after misuse of water resources

Wed, 26/11/2014 - 08:54

Imagine a place where the Armenian, Turkish, Iranian and Azerbaijani borders converge on the banks of the Araks River , a place...

Europe and Central Asia Armenia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

NABU develops a project on renewable energy in Germany

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:19

Renewable energy Renewable energy provides significant advantages in terms of energy security, climate change mitigation and economic benefits. Furthermore it can be...

Europe and Central Asia Germany

BirdLife report reveals shockingly poor protection of seabirds in the EU

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 13:42

Over 40% of marine Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (marine IBAs) in Europe are not protected, and two thirds of EU countries...

Europe and Central Asia Marine

Reprieve for unique Kenyan forest at risk from oil and gas exploration

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 17:34

Stop Press: Camac Energy has cancelled its plans at Arabuko-Sokoke Forest coastal forest amid fears that it would make rare wildlife extinct...

Africa Kenya Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

122 important sites for nature threatened with destruction in Europe

Sat, 22/11/2014 - 12:44

More than 350 of the planet’s most important sites for nature are threatened with being lost forever according to a new report...

Europe and Central Asia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Inspiring hope through Ecosystem Restoration

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 13:48

The IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) named three conservation leaders from Indonesia, all involved at some point with BirdLife's Partner...

Asia Indonesia Forests of Hope

International Young Conservationist Award for Malawi BirdLife Partner volunteer

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 14:07

The International Young Conservationist Award has been given to Tiwonge I Mzumara-Gawa, a PhD student at the University of KwaZulu Natal and...

Africa Malawi

Conservation leaders look to the future at BirdLife Asia Partnership meeting

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 18:06

Leaders of the main national nature organisations from across Asia came together to work up plans for conserving biodiversity in their region...

Asia Thailand Forests of Hope - Asia

Serbian Bird Crime Task Force working to put an end to illegal bird trade

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 11:40

Many bird species in Serbia are subject to poaching and captivity for commercial reasons. Autumn and especially winter are not particularly welcoming...

Europe and Central Asia Serbia

Global appetite for resources pushing new species to the brink

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 16:44

ishing, logging, mining, agriculture and other activities to satisfy our growing appetite for resources are threatening the survival of many species

Worldwide Preventing Extinctions