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Saving the world's most threatened birds

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 13:09

Over 1,300 bird species are threatened with extinction, and a total of 197 Critically Endangered bird species are on the brink of...

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Birds indicate a planet in peril, but investing in conservation makes economic sense

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 03:00

Declines in birds across the globe are providing evidence of a rapid deterioration in the global environment that is affecting all life on earth – including people. However, birds also tell us that saving the planet comes at a relatively small price – an investment that’s vital to secure our own future.

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BirdLife World Congress, the most energising and inspiring event in the conservation calendar, opens in Ottawa

Mon, 17/06/2013 - 14:11

Conservationists, politicians and business people from more than 120 countries will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 19th, for the World Congress of the largest and fastest growing global Partnership of national conservation organisations.

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Biodiversity and ecosystem services play a fundamental role in human well-being

Sun, 16/06/2013 - 15:23

Investing in biodiversity for human well-being and development was on the agenda at the recently held Trondheim Biodiversity Conference.

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Promoting evidence-based bird conservation: a valuable new resource and opportunities to share knowledge

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 09:12

There is a growing trend in nature conservation towards making decisions based on the best available scientific evidence, rather than using other,...

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From words to action – key organisations team up to stop the extinction crisis

Wed, 29/05/2013 - 09:22

IUCN and other organisations, including BirdLife International have come together to support the achievement of a global biodiversity target to prevent further species loss.

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CBD Day: Convention on Biological Diversity or Clean Bathing and Drinking?

Wed, 22/05/2013 - 13:50

May 22 is the International Day of Biological Diversity. This year the Convention on Biological Diversity has chosen the theme Water and Biodiversity, to coincide with the United Nations designation of 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation.

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World Migratory Bird Day 2013 highlights importance of site networks for migratory birds

Sat, 11/05/2013 - 08:14

This weekend 11-12 May is World Migratory Bird Day 2013 is being celebrated in over 65 countries including events held by BirdLife Partners.

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Sharing of Sustainable Management Models and Further Collaboration in the Balkans

Fri, 10/05/2013 - 12:14

NGO Green Home completed the the project “Engaging civil societies in harmonization of actions for improving the conservation and management effectiveness of...

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