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Sharing experiences on effective biodiversity conservation amongst the private sector in India and Japan

Mon, 15/10/2012 - 12:28

The major role corporates have to play in conservation in relation to sustainable development models for India and Japan was discussed at a COP11 side event

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Filling the information gap: how bird data can help set, meet and track national biodiversity targets

Fri, 12/10/2012 - 22:29

Assisting governments in develop National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) is the purpose of a new guide made available this week at COP11.

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The cost of conservation: US$80 billion a year needed to save nature

Thu, 11/10/2012 - 19:00

A new study provides hard figures estimating the investments needed to reduce the extinction risk for all known threatened species at US$4 billion annually, with a further US$76 billion needed each year to protect and effectively manage terrestrial sites of global conservation significance.

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CBD COP11: what BirdLife wants

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 10:55

Here are BirdLife’s main asks of Parties at COP11, which opens on the 8 October in Hyderabad, India.

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Invest Now or Pay More for Biodiversity Losses Later, say World’s Leading Environmental Groups

Tue, 09/10/2012 - 23:10

As the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity kicks off, Conservation International, BirdLife and TNC challenge world leaders to raise development aid by 20 percent and domestic budgets for biodiversity by 10 percent

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Global bird extinctions are increasing warns new research

Mon, 08/10/2012 - 12:29

The rate of bird extinctions is accelerating at an alarming rate according to a new paper by BirdLife International and Charles Darwin University.

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BirdLife International’s Position on Selected Agenda Items at COP11

Sun, 30/09/2012 - 17:47

Here you can access BirdLife's Policy briefing on our main asks of Parties at COP 11.

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Policy briefing on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity

Sat, 29/09/2012 - 18:10

Here you can access BirdLife's Policy briefing on Marine and coastal biodiversity: Identification of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas

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BirdLife’s work with the Convention on Biological Diversity

Thu, 20/09/2012 - 16:26

BirdLife works with the CBD through the Conference of the Parties, the scientific and technical advisory body, and the CBD Secretariat.

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Eight ways to unleash the potential of local organisations

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:43

Eight ways to unleash the potential of local organisations , a policy brief authored jointly with the International Institute for Environment and...

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IUCN WCC Day 6: How can birds help with setting, meeting and tracking national biodiversity targets?

Tue, 11/09/2012 - 15:55

It’s Day 6 of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, the Republic of Korea. Over 8,000 delegates from around the world...

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IUCN WCC Day 5: Where are the most important places on earth for seabirds?

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 14:52

It’s Day 5 of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, the Republic of Korea. Over 8,000 delegates from around the world...

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IUCN WCC Day 4: What do birds tell us about the state of biodiversity in your country?

Sun, 09/09/2012 - 16:56

It’s Day 4 of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, the Republic of Korea. Over 8,000 delegates from around the world...

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IUCN WCC Day 3: What are the world’s most important sites for birds?

Sun, 09/09/2012 - 09:24

It’s Day 3 of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, the Republic of Korea. Over 8,000 delegates from around the world...

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IUCN WCC Day 2: Where can I find information on all the world’s bird species?

Fri, 07/09/2012 - 18:05

It’s Day 2 of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, the Republic of Korea, where over 8,000 delegates from around the...

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IUCN WCC Day 1: What do birds tell us about the state of the planet?

Thu, 06/09/2012 - 15:18

Over the next week, 8,000 delegates from around the world are meeting at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, the Republic...

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Celebrating vultures

Sun, 02/09/2012 - 20:56

BirdLife Partners around the world have joined with raptor conservation and research organisations to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day.

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BirdLife's History in Objects: #1 "Birds of a Feather"

Tue, 31/07/2012 - 10:47

William Hudson recoiled in horror as he witnessed the sale of 80,000 Parrot and 1,700 Bird of Paradise skins in London, 1897. By 1922 a group of people had seen enough...

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