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Minimising the risk of poisoning to migratory birds

Tue, 08/11/2011 - 21:01

Poisoning – both deliberate and accidental – is one of the major problems facing migratory birds worldwide.

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Powerlines and migratory birds

Tue, 08/11/2011 - 09:05

BirdLife International is challenging the energy sector to improve the bird safety standards of powerlines in Europe.

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Migratory species conservation in the light of climate change

Mon, 07/11/2011 - 22:01

BirdLife International is supporting a proposal on addressing climate change issues for migratory species.

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Proposal to include Saker Falcon on Appendix 1 of the Convention on Migratory Species

Sat, 05/11/2011 - 23:00

BirdLife Internatiional is supporting the proposal for listing Saker Falcon on the CMS list of Endangered Migratory Species.

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Gone, but not forgotten

Tue, 01/11/2011 - 05:24

Ghosts of Gone Birds - an unprecedented exhibition of original art, writing and music has opened in the East End of London.

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Hollywood movie shines light on world of birding and Audubon

Fri, 14/10/2011 - 22:27

The Big Year film, starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black, opens across the US.

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Call for Proposals: 2012 Conservation Leadership Programme Awards

Thu, 29/09/2011 - 09:30

The Conservation Leadership Programme is currently soliciting applications for 2012 Conservation Awards.

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Launch of BirdLife’s new Local Empowerment Programme

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 22:18

BirdLife is launching a Local Empowerment Programme to provide more effective support for Local Conservation Groups, and to strengthen and expand networks of local organisations...

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The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Information

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 16:00

"We are delighted to invite you to the BirdLife 2013 World Congress, to be held in Ottawa", said Peter Schei, BirdLife Chairman and Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado of Japan, BirdLife Honorary President.

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The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Programme

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:00

The congress will include a series of thematic sessions focussing on programmes and topics such as Preventing Extinctions, Key Biodiversity Areas, Forests of Hope and Saving our Oceans.

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The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Venue

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 14:00

The Ottawa Convention Centre should make for a spectacular venue for the 2013 BirdLife World Congress and will no doubt inspire a great deal of fruitful discussion and collaboration between the BirdLife Partners.

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Ghosts of Gone Birds London haunt announced...

Fri, 26/08/2011 - 08:56

Following the launch of an extraordinary new multi-media art exhibition - Ghosts of Gone Birds - at the Liverpool School of Art & Design earlier this year, the show has grown and evolved during the summer and will now 'manifest' in London's East End this November.

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SAVE Brasil calls upon the President to veto 'retrograde' changes to forest law

Fri, 27/05/2011 - 12:20

Reforms to Brazil's forest code will significantly increase deforestation.

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Migrants under threat

Fri, 13/05/2011 - 05:50

The theme for World Migratory Bird Day 2011 is 'Land use changes from a bird’s-eye view' and it highlights the negative effects human activities are having on migratory birds, their habitats and the planet’s natural environment

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Gaining weight, but not yet waterproof: penguins still need care

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 23:06

400 penguins remain in the rehabilitation centre on Tristan as their feathers are still in too poor condition for release.

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Washed rockhoppers get ready for release

Mon, 18/04/2011 - 21:17

All washed penguins are being kept in newly created pools to swim and feed in the run up to their release back into the wild.

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Conservation Leadership Programme announces award winners for 2011

Mon, 18/04/2011 - 16:03

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced this year’s 30 award-winning projects in 19 different countries, worth a total of $492,000

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Ivan Papanin arrives at Tristan

Wed, 13/04/2011 - 22:36

More equipment arrives on Tristan to help save the oiled penguins.

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