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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

Up-to-date inventory of Important Bird Areas of Cyprus now available

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 14:53

BirdLife Cyprus recently released a new and updated version of their book Important Bird Areas of Cyprus, considered to be the most comprehensive, geographically complete and up-to-date catalogue of the most Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) in the country.

Europe and Central Asia Cyprus

Egg collector is sent to jail with the collaboration of BirdLife's Bulgaria and UK partners

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 13:25

When Jan Frederick Ross first moved from his native England to Bulgaria in 2004 escaping justice, he believed that continuing his illicit activities in the Balkan country would not cause him any problems. He kept collecting eggs illegally, disregarding the seriousness of the crime and the fact that sooner or later it could be uncovered.

Europe and Central Asia Bulgaria

BirdLife International uses new platform to tell conservation stories

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 10:22

BirdLife International has started using a new media-rich information sharing technology to tell its conservation stories in a more indepth and interactive...

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

Hundreds of important sites for nature threatened with destruction

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 22:38

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

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)