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Environmental groups welcome new global commitments to fund biodiversity conservation

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:18

Joint Statement from BirdLife International, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy and WWF


Tools to help the world meet nature targets

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:02

The BirdLife Partnership has developed a number of tools to help governments and conservationists in their aims to stem the loss of the planet’s natural wealth.


Mobilise financial resources, prioritise nature - and act!

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 11:44

The Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Twelfth Conference of Parties (COP 12) has begun in Pyeongchang, South Korea, bringing together countries from around the world to discuss the conservation of biodiv


More investment needed to reach international biodiversity targets by 2020

Thu, 02/10/2014 - 16:30

A new study published in the journal Science reveals that, despite some progress, more needs to be done to reach an internationally agreed set of biodiversity targets by 2020. But they are still within reach.

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New online resource to help meet global conservation challenges

Tue, 30/09/2014 - 20:45

A new online resource, capacityforconservation.org has been launched that aims to support and strengthen conservation organisations and help them to achieve – and sustain – their conservation and organisational development goals.

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Let's Stop Vulture Poisoning Now - Video

Thu, 18/09/2014 - 22:02

BirdLife is fighting to stop vultures from slipping towards extinction in Europe and Africa. We're 79% way towards our urgent target of £20,000. Today we're launching an appeal video, and asking for your support to stop vulture poisoning now.

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New accessible toolkit helps non-experts to value important natural sites

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 11:48

An interactive toolkit is launched today that is helping non-experts to assess the ecosystem service value of sites – Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA)

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Vultures in Africa and Europe could face extinction within our lifetime warn conservationists

Sat, 06/09/2014 - 03:44

BirdLife International – the world’s largest conservation partnership - has announced that vultures have rapidly become one of the most threatened families of birds on the planet.

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Critically endangered Mascarene Petrel discovered at sea and unique image captured of bird with its egg.

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 00:01

An expedition to find the Critically Endangered Mascarene Petrel at sea have photographed a female bird where the egg is an obvious protrusion in the contour of her underbody.

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