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Record Sociable Lapwing flock found in Uzbekistan

Mon, 22/10/2012 - 14:46

During UzSPB's first official surveys for Sociable Lapwings this autumn they made a remarkable discovery - more than 400 birds present at the Talimarzhan Reservoir.

Europe and Central Asia

Concensus reached at the eleventh hour of CBD COP11

Sat, 20/10/2012 - 13:24

At 2AM this morning countries agreed targets to double support for conservation from developed to developing countries to 10 billion US Dollars by 2015

Worldwide

Migratory Soaring Birds Project makes an important step towards implementation of a new hunting law in Lebanon

Fri, 19/10/2012 - 11:02

Successful final MSB workshop in Lebanon trained security forces in bird identification and hunting-law enforcement

Middle East Lebanon Migratory Birds and Flyways

Conserving South Asia's vultures

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 12:50

No vultures will be left in India and the rest of South Asia if immediate steps are not taken for their conservation, NGOs have warned at the CBD CoP 11

Asia India

A Cocktail of Invasive Species in Lake Naivasha

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 09:28

Why the Fish Eagle’s striking call signifies urgent action to tackle ‘Intruders’ in Lake Naivasha.

Africa

Kenya’s Tana River Delta Designated as newest Ramsar Site in Africa

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 08:18

A key milestone in conservation efforts in Kenya achieved as the Tana River Delta is designated as a Ramsar site.

Africa Kenya

Opposing views and progress: mid-conference update from COP11

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 17:54

News directly from the hard-working BirdLife policy team in Hyderabad, India, where negotiations of the CBD are in their final week...

Worldwide India

Empowering the Grassroots Megaposter

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 11:09

BirdLife has won the COP 11 Jury Choice Award for the “Mega-poster” exhibition and competition organised by the CBD Secretariat’s Biodiversity for Development Unit.

Worldwide

Children's Festival in Lebanon celebrates the "Secrets of Bird Migration and Forests of Hope"

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 10:33

A day full of environmental activities attracted more than 150 students aged between 8 and 12 from Aanjar and its neighboring villages in Lebanon under the theme of “The Secrets of Bird Migration and Forests of Hope”.

Middle East Lebanon Forests of Hope