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Women in Conservation: Let women benefit from ecotourism revenues - biodiversity will benefit, too

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 14:44

This third article in the series about 'women in conservation' describes how a more equitable sharing of ecotourism revenues between men and women would benefit conservation and sustainable development at the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda.

Africa

Pollinating birds and mammals declining, reveals first global assessment of trends in the status of pollinators

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 14:56

According to a new study by BirdLife, IUCN and others, the conservation status of pollinating bird and mammal species is deteriorating, with...

Worldwide

Namibia on-board with BirdLife to end seabird bycatch in world’s worst fishery

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 14:22

“Namibia stands at the threshold of moving, in very short time, from being the worst country in the world for seabird bycatch, to the very best”, said Oliver Yates, BirdLife International’s Global Albatross Task Force Coordinator.

Africa Marine

Women in Conservation: Songs for the Forest

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 15:34

This second article in the series about 'women in conservation' shows how Maasai women in the Loita Hills (South Nguruman Important Bird Area/Key Biodiversity Area, Kenya) are eager to protect their forest - if only the men would allow it.

Africa Local Empowerment

The Birds Directive has made Europe safer for wild birds. But it is now under question…

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:50

By Ariel Brunner, Head of EU Policy at BirdLife Europe. The illegal killing of birds is still a big problem across Europe...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

The European Hunters Association stands up against illegal killing of birds

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:43

By Filippo Segato, Secretary General, FACE - Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU . When German travellers visited...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

Italy, Spain and Greece join forces to change culture that supports illegal killings

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:09

In most countries the Illegal killing of protected wild birds would seem rather uncivilized and the methods used barbaric, so you might...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

First ever pan-Mediterranean study reveals scale of wild birds massacre

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 18:43

By Willem van den Bossche, European Nature Conservation Officer at BirdLife Europe. 27 BirdLife Partners in the Mediterranean region, plus Georgia, are...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

How the Nordics can set precedence for fisheries management in the EU

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 17:39

EU decision makers are in the middle of a debate on how to manage Baltic commercial fish stocks (cod, herring, and sprat)...

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