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Rat eradication success in New Caledonia

Sun, 25/09/2011 - 17:08

Follow up surveys has confirmed that three important seabird islands are officially rat-free, and bird populations are showing signs of recovery...

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A boost for eco-tourism in the Cook Islands

Sat, 24/09/2011 - 17:06

A thriving population of Rarotonga Monarch is attracting increasing numbers of eco-tourists to its sanctuary...

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Partners for Sustainability now available in French

Thu, 22/09/2011 - 14:57

Partners for Sustainability is now available for download in French. This report highlights BirdLife’s work around the world which combines biodiversity conservation with sustainable development.

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The ecology of the Mao in Samoa

Tue, 20/09/2011 - 01:24

Mao is an endemic honeyeater found in Samoa which is classified as Endangered by BirdLife on the IUCN Red List. Unless urgent action is taken, these unique birds have a very high risk of going extinct in the near future...

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Forest & Bird appeals Denniston mine consent

Sun, 18/09/2011 - 22:54

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) appeal against plan for open-cast coal mine

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Aussie eyrie internet hit

Thu, 15/09/2011 - 21:12

Birds Australia’s nest monitoring camera of a family of White-bellied Sea-Eagles has been an online hit since its launch in August.

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Fijians for Fijian Forests – linking livelihoods and landscapes

Wed, 14/09/2011 - 21:26

BirdLife's Site Support Group at Mount Nabukelevu IBA in Fiji was recently visited by staff from The World Bank and CEPF who tell us their personal tales from the trip...

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BirdLife speaks out on New Zealand seabird by-catch

Thu, 08/09/2011 - 05:00

BirdLife International has joined forces with its New Zealand Partner Forest & Bird to remind their government there of its responsibilities towards reducing the toll of seabirds in the country’s fisheries...

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Dial M for Merger

Fri, 02/09/2011 - 02:41

Members of Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) and Bird Observation & Conservation Australia (BOCA) recently voted for their merger to create 'BirdLife Australia'.

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Putting Kagu on the Map

Fri, 02/09/2011 - 02:21

Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie (SCO - BirdLife in New Caledonia) have received support from the USFWS Wildlife Without Borders - Critically Endangered Species Conservation Fund to help save their national bird from extinction...

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NatureFiji-MareqetiViti on the high seas

Fri, 02/09/2011 - 00:01

Survey amongst the islands of Moala, Totoya and Matuku show their importance for seabirds...

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Protection for National Parks in Oz

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 23:22

Birds Australia welcome government plans to give greater protection to areas with high biodiversity.

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Forest & Bird welcomes new marine reserve, but more needed...

Fri, 26/08/2011 - 02:09

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) said today it welcomed the upcoming official opening of the Tawharanui Marine Reserve north of Auckland but warned it was a drop in the ocean compared with what is needed to give adequate protection to New Zealand’s marine life...

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The eagles have landed (online)

Fri, 29/07/2011 - 03:28

Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) have launched EagleCAM - a live 24-hour remote video feed brought to you from the Discovery Centre in Sydney...

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Stamps raise funds for threatened Henderson Petrel

Fri, 22/07/2011 - 09:46

Buy endemic birds stamps and help the RSPB's (BirdLife in the UK) Henderson Island Restoration Project.

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Communities continue to promote forest protection

Thu, 14/07/2011 - 03:50

Two communities in Fiji are now reaping the benefits of protecting their forests for the sake of birds and other biodiversity, and have vowed to promote the message of conservation to other communities as well...

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Forest & Bird wants unique West Coast environment saved

Fri, 08/07/2011 - 00:06

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) announced today its proposal for a reserve on the Denniston and Stockton plateaux to protect the last remaining habitat of several endangered species, outstanding landscapes and unique ecosystems.

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Midway’s first Short-tailed Albatross chick survives tsunami to fledge

Wed, 06/07/2011 - 08:50

The fledgling has taken flight from the first breeding record outside of Japanese Territories.

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