News Middle East

Turkish Northern Bald Ibis fly south

Tue, 13/08/2013 - 08:25

Six Northern Bald Ibis that were released in Turkey as part of a trial re-introduction have begun their migration south

Middle East Syria Preventing Extinctions

The Migratory Soaring Birds project launches its brand new website!

Wed, 03/07/2013 - 09:29

The Migratory Soaring Birds project proudly announces the launch of its brand new website ! Easy to use and navigate, this website...

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways

New Chairman for BirdLife International

Wed, 19/06/2013 - 19:17

BirdLife’s incoming Chairman Khaled Anis Irani is President of The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN, BirdLife Partner in Jordan).

Middle East Jordan

Freshwater biodiversity workshops pave the way for further research in the Mediterranean Basin

Wed, 05/06/2013 - 10:25

BirdLife’s Mediterranean Basin Regional Implementation Team (RIT) has an update from their very first grantee within the hotspot.

Middle East

Nature Iraq's Festival in the Marshes

Mon, 03/06/2013 - 10:49

Richard Porter, BirdLife's Middle East adviser, had the privilege of attending Nature Iraq's spring festival and his personal account was broadcast on BBC's From Our Own Correspondent and in their news magazine.

Middle East Iraq Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Middle East

Kuwait's new arabic-language field guide is testimony to work of dedicated field workers

Fri, 26/04/2013 - 11:19

The Kuwait Environment Protection Society have built a network of people to survey and monitor birds across their country.

Middle East Kuwait Capacity Development

Iraqi conservationist wins the Goldman Environmental Prize for restoring the 'Garden of Eden'

Wed, 17/04/2013 - 03:01

The Goldman Environmental Foundation has announced the six recipients of the 2013 Goldman Environmental Prize, a group of fearless leaders working against all odds to protect the environment and their communities. Amongst this year’s winners is Azzam Alwash, CEO of Nature Iraq, BirdLife’s Partner in the country.

Middle East Iraq Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Middle East

Hundreds of hikers walking through Lebanon for the conservation of birds

Tue, 02/04/2013 - 16:16

Wearing boots and armed with only the country's new hunting regulations, 150 hikers are trekking through Lebanon for bird conservation

Middle East Lebanon Migratory Birds and Flyways

Bird boxes Iraqi-style

Wed, 27/03/2013 - 10:59

An exciting project in Iraq is developing the next generation of young conservationists and also helping birds.

Middle East Iraq Local Empowerment - Middle East