Wed, 13/10/2010 - 12:28
I was led to a career in conservation by a genuine and keen interest to understand how things work. My earliest memories are at ten years old, when I came across a 30 cm male Jackson’s Chameleon in the hedges of my small rural village Ithekahuno in Nyeri, Kenya, and marvelled at the complexity of the animal. From then on, I acquired a hunger to learn what was in the natural world, and why it looked and behaved the way it did.
Wed, 13/10/2010 - 09:02
Progress in tackling the biodiversity crisis hangs on achieving agreement between the world’s nations on the access to genetic resources, and sharing of benefits arising from their use, according to BirdLife International.
Sat, 02/10/2010 - 08:27
COP-10 Side Event where the BirdLife International Partnership will present a global inventory of over 10,000 terrestrial Important Bird Areas (IBAs) as well as showcase working with local communities across the globe to identify, document, monitor and conserve IBAs.
Wed, 01/09/2010 - 16:21
“Conservation is all about what each of us can do personally to help”, said Richard Grimmett - BirdLife’s Assistant Director of Conservation...
Fri, 20/08/2010 - 05:05
Tens of thousands of British birdwatchers attending the 22nd British Birdwatching Fair this weekend are coming together to raise funds for Ethiopia’s unique bird life.
Wed, 11/08/2010 - 19:29
The destruction of the world's mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than the world's land-based forests, according to a new United Nations report. A study commissioned by the U.N. Environmental Program (UNEP) reports that one fifth (around 35,500 square kilometers) of the world's mangroves -- forests straddling both land and sea -- have been lost since 1980.
Fri, 23/07/2010 - 14:37
“Consideration of sustainability must become mainstream in all sectors of society. I think we are now starting to see a growing trend towards business reputations, best practices and the economic bottom line being linked to how effectively they incorporate biodiversity into their agendas.”
Thu, 24/06/2010 - 12:37
This year 36 award winning projects were selected from 265 applications. A total of $600,000 to teams from 23 different countries and, for the first time, we will be supporting conservation projects in Bangladesh, Nigeria, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe
Fri, 21/05/2010 - 15:22
This year’s theme is “Biodiversity for Development and Poverty Alleviation”. See how BirdLife’s work around the world contributes to improvements in livelihoods and wellbeing while protecting biodiversity.