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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.


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

Green Home, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Montenegro, completed the the project


Celebrate World Penguin Day -and the world penguin tracking database

Thu, 25/04/2013 - 16:34

BirdLife International and the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research have joined the British Antarctic Survey to compile a “tracking database” on six penguin species. The project is funded by the UK Government’s Darwin Initiative.

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British couple at half-way mark in record attempt to run South America for BirdLife; Photo: Miky Dubrowsky; see www.5000mileproject.org

British couple at half-way mark in record attempt to run South America for wildlife

Thu, 18/04/2013 - 07:00

Couple are running the entire length of South America to raise money for BirdLife International and Armonía (BirdLife in Bolivia), connect people with wildlife, and inspire environmental action. We wish them the best of luck!

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2013 Conservation Leadership Programme awards winners announced!

Wed, 10/04/2013 - 10:12

The Conservation Leadership Programme has announced this year’s 28 award-winning projects in 22 different countries, worth a total of $470,000.

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Panama Bay is recognised as a Globally Important Bird Area (Panama Audubon Society)

Protected status for Panama Bay reinstated by court ruling

Tue, 09/04/2013 - 14:14

The Bay of Panama, one of the most important sites for migratory waterbirds in the America, has received a reprieve from destructive development.

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The World's Rarest Birds photo competition winners announced and book launched

Wed, 03/04/2013 - 06:50

The winners of the second international photo competition run by The World’s Rarest Birds book project have been announced and the book launched

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