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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.

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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...

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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. CEPF...

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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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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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Ten new Members of Honour at BirdLife World Congress

Wed, 26/06/2013 - 16:48

These awards are made to people who have made a significant contribution to the growth, governance, finances and conservation strategy of BirdLife International over at least five years.

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BirdLife Conservation Achievement Awards recognise oustanding work for species, sites and habitats

Wed, 26/06/2013 - 11:44

At BirdLife’s World Congress the achievements of organisations and individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to BirdLife’s mission, programmes and conservation priorities were recognised

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The right renewables? Location, location, location!

Tue, 25/06/2013 - 10:44

High profile speakers, including Henry Paulson Jr, Patricia Bliss-Guest and Stephen Rumsey explored strategies and experiences in working with renewable energy developments.

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BirdLife World Congress honours work of seven Partners

Sun, 23/06/2013 - 23:14

BirdLife has used its Partnership Awards to recognise the exceptional contributions of an unprecedented seven Partner organisations.

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Core contributions and service to the BirdLife Partnership honoured with President’s Medal

Sun, 23/06/2013 - 22:25

The President’s Medal is BirdLife’s most prestigious individual award. At the 2013 World Congress the medal was presented to ten people who have made an outstanding contribution to BirdLife.

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BirdLife International partners with Wattpad in innovative digital storytelling project

Sat, 22/06/2013 - 23:10

BirdLife International and online social reading and writing community Wattpad are celebrating the special place birds have always had, and will continue to have in storytelling and literature.

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Video - BirdLife 90th Anniversary Gala Celebration Dinner

Fri, 21/06/2013 - 18:30

http://vimeo.com/birdlife/galadinner2013 Video of the Gala Celebration Dinner held at the Trillium Ballroom, Ottawa Convention Center, Canada on Friday June 21 2013 to celebrate BirdLife's 90th Anniversary. With personal messages from HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, and artist Robert Bateman; plus live auction with Stephen Ranger and a mystery guest... Grateful thanks to all supporters helping us exceed our fundraising goal for the benefit of BirdLife's future conservation work!

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Canada's Minister of the Environment recognises the remarkable BirdLife Partnership

Fri, 21/06/2013 - 16:50

BirdLife International is a remarkable organization that demonstrates the considerable value of cooperation.

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