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WOW partnership renews commitment to protect migratory waterbirds and their habitats

Mon, 21/06/2010 - 15:40

Key organisations from the Wings Over Wetlands project partnership, representing the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA), Wetlands International and BirdLife International signed a historic collaborative agreement to redouble their efforts to conserve migratory waterbird species and their critical habitats in Africa and Eurasia.

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

International Waterbird Symposium in The Hague celebrates 15 years of flyway conservation in action

Mon, 14/06/2010 - 10:55

The 15th Anniversary of the African-Eurasian Migratoy Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) will is being celebrated at an International Symposium being hosted by the Government of the Netherlands in The Hague, where AEWA was concluded on 16 June 1995 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Walking with Nature Iraq by Richard Porter

Thu, 03/06/2010 - 07:39

Wednesday 2 June and the fifth day of Nature Iraq’s (BirdLife Partner) bird conservation programme for Iraqi biologists. Hot with a noon temperature of 38 degrees. We’re clambering on rocky slopes leading up to magnificent cliffs that look down on the ancient city of Sulimaniyah some 10 kms to the west...

Middle East Iraq

New WOW Publication Showcases 'Flyway Conservation at Work - Across Africa and Eurasia'

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 09:55

The third annual newsletter of the Wings Over Wetlands (WOW) UNEP-GEF African-Eurasian Flyways Project has now been printed and is available from...

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Born to Travel - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:56

Born to Travel Video. BirdLife's Flyways Campaign.

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways

Migratory Soaring Birds project - video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:53

UNDP-GEF BirdLife Migratory Soaring Birds project. Music by British Sea Power.

Middle East

Bird migrations set to increase - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:50

BBC interview with BirdLife scientists Dr Stuart Butchart.

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Saving the Sociable Lapwing - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:47

BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme interview with Species Guardians of the Sociable Lapwing - Dr Rob Sheldon (RSPB, BirdLife in the UK), and Andreas Pittl (Swarovski Optik).

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