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Art and conservation create invisible connections

Wed, 12/05/2010
Atop a step ladder in Melbourne’s City Square (Australia) today internationally acclaimed artist, John Wolseley, will launch Invisible Connections, a book that depicts the dramatic journeys of migratory shorebirds, while putting the finishing touches on his mural, Australia’s largest waterbird scene.

Regent Honeyeaters released to go wild

Wed, 12/05/2010
Captive-bred Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeaters are being released into the Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park by Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) as part of a national recovery program to curb the species’ decline.

A baseline for conservation and livelihoods in Palau

Wed, 28/04/2010
The Palau Conservation Society (PCS, BirdLife in Palau), together with BirdLife International and other partners, is implementing a project to eradicate invasive alien mammals on the islands of the Kayangel atoll, Palau.

Forest & Bird backs PCE call for greater environmental scrutiny

Thu, 22/04/2010
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) are backing the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s call for more robust and independent environmental reporting.

Fiji's comic-book heroes of conservation

Wed, 21/04/2010
Children attending schools around Fiji's Mount Nabukelevu IBA are to become the conservationists of the future, with help of a BirdLife project backed by the local and national government, and supported by the Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund.

BirdLife brings PEP to the Pacific

Fri, 09/04/2010
Globally, one in eight bird species is threatened with extinction, including 192 who are Critically Endangered. The Pacific region hosts 44 (23%) of the most threatened bird species in the world. The BirdLife International Pacific Partnership is working together in an innovative programme to prevent any more species going extinct, through the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme (PEP).

World Migratory Bird Day focuses on globally threatened migratory birds

Wed, 31/03/2010
This year's World Migratory Bird Day theme has been announced as: 'Save migratory birds in crisis - every species counts!' This years awareness-raising campaign will take place from 8-9 May 2010, and aims to inspire people to take action for the conservation of migratory birds.

Forest & Bird reveals Government mining plans

Wed, 24/03/2010
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) has uncovered Government plans to allow mining in 7000 hectares of high-value conservation land in the West Coast's Paparoa National Park, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel Peninsula.

The noose tightens: Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo

Wed, 24/03/2010
Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) was recently offered - and declined t