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Proposed Pipeline Threatens Important Bird Areas in Canada; Public Review Enters Final Stages

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 19:25

In Canada, a public review of a proposed pipeline project through an area of exceptional importance for mari...

Americas

National Park Project builds local support in Fiji

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 02:53

The Taveuni National Park Project has been running for six months and NatureFiji-MareqetiViti have completed the first round of consultations with all the landowners and other stakeholders. The ...

Pacific

Soda ash mining at Lake Natron is not economically viable

Wed, 29/08/2012 - 09:37

Mining of soda ash at Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania is not economically viable, experts have warned. A new Cost Benefit Analysis report shows that projected return on investment...

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

Places You Love - Campaign launched in Australia

Wed, 29/08/2012 - 02:40

BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) and an alliance of environmental organisations from across the country have launched a national campaign today to protect our nation's environmental laws. &...

Pacific Australia

Sustainable birdwatching tourism is promoted at Birdfair

Wed, 22/08/2012 - 10:24

Birdwatching tourism is growing. Nowhere is this more obvious than amongst the crowds in the huge marquees of "biggest wildlife event of the year", the British Birdwatching...

Europe and Central Asia

Carnaby’s numbers still down

Fri, 17/08/2012 - 00:56

BirdLife Australia’s (BirdLife Partner) 2012 Great Cocky Count has found that numbers of Endangered Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoo in the Perth Region are still lower than reported in 2010. The Great Cocky Count, organised by BirdLife Aust...

Pacific

Birdwatchers gather to save Asia's coastal wetlands

Fri, 17/08/2012 - 00:00

Imagine a bird that every year has to fly non-stop for 10 days over 11,700 km of the open Pacific ocean between its breeding areas in Alaska and its wintering grounds in New Zea...

Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Tanzanians call for easier data access and sharing for posterity of a biodiversity hotspot

Thu, 16/08/2012 - 12:14

Tanzanian stakeholders have expressed urgent need for consolidation; sharing and easier access of biodiversity dat...

Africa

Wild fires threaten biodiversity hotspot on Canary Islands

Wed, 15/08/2012 - 15:16

Whilst the wild fires in the Teno Rural Park on Tenerife have been stabilised, the Garajonay National Park in La Gomera, Canary Islands, is still in flames. These fires pose a ...

Europe and Central Asia