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Bosques para agua y humedales

Wed, 02/02/2011
Hoy es el Día Mundial de los Humedales y el 40 aniversario de la Convención Ramsar, adopatada en la ciudad de Ramsar, Irán, el 2 de febrero de 1971. Durante las últimas cuatro décadas Ramsar ha tenido un impacto positivo en la valoración, manejo y conservación de humedales alrededor del mundo. Como una de las Organizaciones Internacionales Socias, la Red de Socios de BirdLife está orgullosa de estar trabajando para apoyar a la Convención.

Forests for water and wetlands

Wed, 02/02/2011
Today is World Wetlands Day and the 40th anniversary of the Convention on Wetlands, which was adopted in the Iranian city of Ramsar on 2 February 1971. Over the last four decades the Ramsar Convention has had a huge positive impact on how wetlands are valued, managed and conserved around the world. The BirdLife Partnership is proud to be working in support of the Convention, as one of its International Organisation Partners.

Save forests. Save ourselves

Mon, 24/01/2011
It's now official - 2011 is the UN International year of the forests. "BirdLife welcomes the spotlight this year falling on the lungs of our planet and home to the majority of the World's biodiversity", said Dr Marco Lambertini, BirdLife International's Chief Executive.

CONSERVATION SCIENCE REPORTS

Tue, 11/01/2011
4 Publications, 2 Available to Buy, 2 Free to Download These publications focus on the world’s most threatened birds and how best to conserve them. SEE REPORTS BELOW

IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS

Tue, 11/01/2011
8 Publications, 6 Available to Buy There are approximately 11,000 Important Bird Areas (IBA's) worldwide. IBA's are key sites for conservation – small enough to be conserved in their entirety and often already part of a protected-area network. SEE BOOKS BELOW

COMMERCIAL BOOKS USING BIRDLIFE DATA

Tue, 11/01/2011
3 Publications, All Available to Buy Each of these publications is visually stunning and highly informative. These books include: ‘Bird Watch: A Survey of Planet Earth’s Ecosystems’, ‘Birds and People: Bonds in a Timeless Journey’ and ‘The Atlas of Birds: Mapping Avian Diversity, Behaviour and Habitats Worldwide’. SEE BOOKS BELOW

BOOKS ON GLOBALLY THREATENED BIRDS

Tue, 11/01/2011
3 Publications, 2 Available to Buy These publications provide details on the most threatened birds around the world. They contain species-by-species accounts of threats, existing conservation measures and thoughts for the future. SEE BOOKS BELOW

State of the World's Birds

Mon, 10/01/2011
FREE download. This report is a brief summary of the information available on BirdLife’s State of the world’s birds website.

Critically Endangered Birds: A Global Audit

Mon, 10/01/2011
FREE Download. Critically Endangered Birds is a product of the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme. It presents the science underpinning the programme and the actions needed by other organisations, agencies and governments to complement it.