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BirdLife’s views on the outcomes of the 12th Conference on Biological Diversity in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 14:33

BirdLife International is broadly positive about the outcomes of the CBD COP12 that ended last Friday in South Korea. Governments approved 33...

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Environmental groups welcome new global commitments to fund biodiversity conservation

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:18

Joint Statement from BirdLife International, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy and WWF The Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Twelfth Conference of Parties...

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Tools to help the world meet nature targets

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:02

The BirdLife Partnership has developed a number of tools to help governments and conservationists in their aims to stem the loss of the planet’s natural wealth.

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Mobilise financial resources, prioritise nature - and act!

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 11:44

The Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Twelfth Conference of Parties (COP 12) has begun in Pyeongchang, South Korea, bringing together countries from...

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More investment needed to reach international biodiversity targets by 2020

Thu, 02/10/2014 - 16:30

A new study published in the journal Science reveals that, despite some progress, more needs to be done to reach an internationally agreed set of biodiversity targets by 2020. But they are still within reach.

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New online resource to help meet global conservation challenges

Tue, 30/09/2014 - 20:45

A new online resource, capacityforconservation.org has been launched that aims to support and strengthen conservation organisations and help them to achieve – and sustain – their conservation and organisational development goals.

Worldwide Capacity Development

Let's Stop Vulture Poisoning Now - Video

Thu, 18/09/2014 - 22:02

BirdLife is fighting to stop vultures from slipping towards extinction in Europe and Africa. We're 79% way towards our urgent target of £20,000. Today we're launching an appeal video, and asking for your support to stop vulture poisoning now.

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New accessible toolkit helps non-experts to value important natural sites

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 11:48

An interactive toolkit is launched today that is helping non-experts to assess the ecosystem service value of sites – Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA)

Worldwide Capacity Development

Vultures in Africa and Europe could face extinction within our lifetime warn conservationists

Sat, 06/09/2014 - 03:44

BirdLife International – the world’s largest conservation partnership - has announced that vultures have rapidly become one of the most threatened families...

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Critically endangered Mascarene Petrel discovered at sea and unique image captured of bird with its egg.

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 00:01

An expedition to find the Critically Endangered Mascarene Petrel at sea have photographed a female bird where the egg is an obvious protrusion in the contour of her underbody.

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A message from Martha

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 12:27

On September 1st 1914, when a Passenger Pigeon named Martha died in Cincinnati Zoo, Ohio, USA, the world lost its most abundant...

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BirdLife and Lynx publish first ever illustrated world bird checklist

Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:00

Lynx Edicíons and BirdLife International have published the first ever Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World . The checklist classification...

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Birdfair big weekend helping to protect our oceans

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 05:00

This year’s British Birdwatching Fair, the world’s largest event for nature, is raising funds to help BirdLife International to protect the world’s seas and oceans.

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BirdLife International announces new Chief Executive

Wed, 06/08/2014 - 09:53

BirdLife has announced the appointment of Patricia Zurita as the new Chief Executive of the BirdLife International Partnership. Currently Executive Director of...

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Helping Nepal to deliver on its conservation targets

Mon, 04/08/2014 - 14:31

Policy makers are paying increasing attention to ecosystem services (the benefits that nature provides, such as clean water and crop pollination), given the importance to peoples’ lives.

Worldwide Capacity Development - Asia

One tenth of bird species flying under the conservation radar

Thu, 24/07/2014 - 00:10

More than 350 newly recognised bird species have been assessed by BirdLife International for the first time, with more than 25% being classed as threatened with extinction

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Saving seabirds, empowering women: the Albatross Task Force gains momentum

Fri, 18/07/2014 - 09:53

In Namibia, a huge positive shift in momentum for seabird conservation - which also means great news for local Namibian women - all due to the Albatross Task Force.

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New maps change the conservation landscape

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 11:26

Maps not only give BirdLife the bird’s eye overview it needs to plan action for nature, but they allow us to lobby and influence businesses and governments across the world. BirdLife celebrates a decade-long partnership with ESRI, the leading GIS software provider, by attending the ESRI User Conference and looking at the crucial value of mapping for our conservation work.

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