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New BirdLife video captures local perspectives

Mon, 22/07/2013 - 10:49

New video "Local Perspectives" captures the characters behind conservation on the ground - dedicated local people all around the world who are conserving the nature that they depend on, and sharing their thoughts with the world...

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Twelve year old conservationist from China is helping ensure a future for birds

Sat, 20/07/2013 - 16:55

It is becoming increasingly important to engage young people with nature. Twelve year old Tina Lin, a passionate young conservationist from China, was a shining example of this when she attended the BirdLife World Congress.

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Sustainable tourism through Integrated Coastal Zone Management projects on the Albanian coastline

Mon, 15/07/2013 - 13:13

After the radical political and economical shifts in Albanian society in late 90's, this country is facing extensive changes in its collective ideology.

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Invasive species and sea bird population fieldwork continues in Cape Verde

Fri, 05/07/2013 - 11:04

Although Cape Verde is an Atlantic archipelago, its characteristic fauna and flora have more affinity with Mediterranean Biome rather than African.

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Couple sponsoring BirdLife are first in world to run the whole length of Bolivia

Thu, 04/07/2013 - 10:27

British adventure-running couple, Katharine and David Lowrie, are first in world to run across Bolivia, raising money for BirdLife International and Asociacion Armonia (BirdLife in Bolivia).

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World Congress as it happened

Sat, 29/06/2013 - 23:52

See the news, comments and images from the BirdLife World Congress via the Congress Twitterfeed

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Gola Forest and the Mano River, the border between Sierra Leone and Liberia (Image: D Zeller/RSPB)

Sierra Leone’s President tells BirdLife World Congress that global challenges require local and national actions

Fri, 28/06/2013 - 15:24

The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma, has pledged to continue to work with the BirdLife Partnership to protect the Gola Forest in perpetuity, to conserve its biodiversity and ecosystem services and the livelihoods of its people, and as an important contribution to the fight against global climate change...

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IBAs in Danger – urgent action needed!

Thu, 27/06/2013 - 18:29

An increasing number of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) are under threat from damaging development. 95 BirdLife Partnership countries and territories provided data on the pressures at their most threatened IBAs.

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CEMEX and BirdLife launch new shared vision for nature conservation

Thu, 27/06/2013 - 13:30

CEMEX celebrated its partnership with BirdLife International at the BirdLife World Congress in Ottawa, Canada, with the launch of a new publication: The CEMEX approach to Biodiversity Conservation.

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