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Hooded Plover rescue in Oz

Tue, 26/02/2013
Monitoring threatened species takes on many forms — not only keeping an eye on populations or nesting attempts, but also looking after the individual birds themselves.
Honey from Kadavu

Nabukelevu youth benefit from their sustainable livelihood project

Mon, 25/02/2013
The Nabukelevu Site Support Group (SSG) was set up in 2007 to promote the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources in Mount Nabukelevu, Kadavu, Fiji. The group has gone from strength to strength in protecting their IBA, developing alternative livelihoods and providing for their future. The SSG are currently selling honey from the IBA and investing the profits in their children's education...

New Zealand Storm-petrel discovered breeding 50 km from Auckland City

Mon, 25/02/2013
Researchers are elated to find the sparrow-sized New Zealand Storm-petrel, thought extinct until 2003, is breeding on Little Barrier Island Hauturu in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.

Kiwis called to action for national kereru survey

Wed, 20/02/2013
Forest and Bird's Kiwi Conservation Club is asking all New Zealanders, young and old, to take part in a nationwide Kereru survey that begins on Sunday...

A Guitar reveals the call of the Fiji Petrel

Thu, 17/01/2013
Strumming his guitar after a stressful day, and Eleazar O'Connor from NatureFiji-MareqetiViti makes a world first discovery...

Don’t Fence Them In

Thu, 03/01/2013
BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) has joined an alliance of conservation groups calling on the West Australian government to halt its plans to extend the State Barrier Fence...

Key sites for seabird conservation identified in the tropical Pacific

Thu, 20/12/2012
BirdLife has launched a report titled Important Areas for Seabirds – guiding marine conservation in the tropical Pacific revealing the most important sites in the tropical Pacific for seabirds – now identified as marine Important Bird Areas

New video showcases community project in Fiji

Fri, 14/12/2012
BirdLife Pacific has released a new video about a community conservation project in Fiji...

Film-maker wanted for conservation expedition to South Pacific paradise

Tue, 11/12/2012
Conservationists in the South Pacific are looking for an adventurous and talented film-maker to document an expedition to one of the remotest islands on the planet. “We’re searching for somebody with the full package of skills from story-boarding, to filming and editing, and who is willing to be part of a month-long expedition to an extremely remote Pacific atoll”, said Don Stewart – BirdLife Director for the Pacific Partnership...