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Joint Iraqi and UK team set to work on major new conservation initiative in Iraq
Thanks to a £300,000 (US$ 480,000) grant from Defra’s Darwin Initiative, a major new three year conservation programme is starting in Iraq.
Conservation fund for the Mediterranean Basin gives key role to the BirdLife Partnership
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) investment in the Mediterranean Basin will have an implemtation team comprising BirdLife Partners and the BirdLife International Global Secretariat and Middle East Division.
BirdLife projects flying high in UNEP-GEF top-twenty
To mark its 20th Anniversary, the GEF has announced and profiled its 20 best projects funded through UNEP. This ‘20-best’ list features two projects in which BirdLife International was a key player.
Experts reach agreement on mainstreaming migratory soaring birds conservation into the hunting sector in the Rift Valley/Red Sea region
A Regional Declaration on hunting, guidelines for mainstreaming MSBs considerations into the hunting sector and a five year Regional Action Plan were agreed at the meeting.
Migratory soaring birds and the hunting sector meeting
Experts from around the Middle East, Europe and Africa will gather in Beirut to work on plans to conserve the Rift Valley/Red Sea migratory soaring birds flyway.
Hima Fund now available for Middle East IBAs
Funds are available for a traditional approach to conserving biodiversity and managing natural resources, the Hima system.
Syrian ibises fledge; Morocco’s ibis wardens need your support
Northern Bald Ibis is being tracked from Syria through the Arabian peninsula whilst in Morocco wardens are needed to protect the breeding sites
A grain of hope in the desert
Arabian Oryx which was hunted to near extinction, is now facing a more secure future according to the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Nature Iraq receives Takreem Arab Achievement Award in Qatar
This year's Takreem Award which promotes Arab excellence and leadership worldwide has been awarded to Nature Iraq.
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