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New tool helps local people put a value on nature’s services

Wed, 16/10/2013 - 15:29

Scientists have published a paper describing a ground-breaking new tool for assessing the value of services delivered by nature at important sites for biodiversity conservation.

Worldwide Climate Change

BirdLife calls for an ambitious response as IPCC finds greater certainty of human influence on climate change

Fri, 27/09/2013 - 21:16

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states with greater confidence and authority than ever that climate change is happening, and that human influence on climate is clear. BirdLife is calling for the importance of healthy ecosystems to be effectively written into national, regional and international climate change and development policy.

Worldwide Climate Change

Scientists identify top ten priority regions for climate adaptation funding to secure food security and biodiversity

Tue, 17/09/2013 - 15:48

Tropical regions highlighted as areas in need of adaptation funding by first global study of combined climate change impacts on people and nature

Worldwide Climate Change

Video: Working with the Local Community in San Rafael Forest, Paraguay

Thu, 12/09/2013 - 10:43

A conversation about conservation with the Cacique (community leader) at San Rafael Important Bird Area, Paraguay.

Worldwide Paraguay Local Engagement and Empowerment

Looking for the next Conservation Leaders

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 09:12

The Call for Applications for 2014 Conservation Leadership Programme Awards is open!

Worldwide

Video: Birds and people - Living on the Edge in the Sahel

Mon, 02/09/2013 - 06:00

Birds and people in the Sahel rely on the same natural resources: trees, water, land. New video from Burkina Faso shows how they are coping with living on the edge...

Worldwide Local Engagement and Empowerment

Results of survey on promoting evidence-based bird conservation

Tue, 13/08/2013 - 14:54

A questionnaire survey, on how to best promote evidence-based bird conservation, launched in June

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A call for BirdLife Poets

A call for BirdLife Poets

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 10:43

Following the outstanding success of its first competition in 2012, The Rialto Magazine have teamed up again with the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK), to launch a second Nature Poetry Competition, and are seeking entries from across the BirdLife Partnership.

Worldwide Capacity Development

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...

Worldwide Local Engagement and Empowerment