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2010 Conservation Leadership Programme Award Winners

Thu, 24/06/2010
This year 36 award winning projects were selected from 265 applications. A total of $600,000 to teams from 23 different countries and, for the first time, we will be supporting conservation projects in Bangladesh, Nigeria, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe

How Biodiversity Supports Climate Resilience

Fri, 04/06/2010
What do International Year of Biodiversity and climate change have in common?. Jo Phillips from the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) tell’s us…

International Day for Biological Diversity

Fri, 21/05/2010
This year’s theme is “Biodiversity for Development and Poverty Alleviation”. See how BirdLife’s work around the world contributes to improvements in livelihoods and wellbeing while protecting biodiversity.

World governments urged to be more ambitious in efforts to save biodiversity

Tue, 18/05/2010
A coalition of 14 conservation organizations including BirdLife has called on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to amend its mission in light of the failure of the 2010 biodiversity targets and to set firm new measures to be implemented by 2020.

Commercial fishing estimated to kill millions of Sea Turtles

Thu, 15/04/2010
It's not just seabirds which are accidently killed in commercial fisheries. The number of sea turtles accidently snared by commercial fishing gear over the past 20 years may reach into the millions, according to the first peer-reviewed study to compile sea turtle bycatch data from gillnet, trawl and longline fisheries worldwide.
Building Partnerships

Building Partnerships

Wed, 05/08/2009
Building Partnerships – working together for conservation and development shares experiences, and supports lesson-learning within the BirdLife International Partnership.

Complete bird checklist

Sun, 28/06/2009
BirdLife International maintains its own complete checklist of birds (taxonomic checklist of the world's bird species) because there are so many different global, regional, national, site and family taxonomic checklists. Click to download your free copy of the complete bird checklist.

List of Birds of Prey

Wed, 24/06/2009

A complete list of birds of prey within the Accipitridae family is shown below

Types of Falcon Species

Wed, 24/06/2009
Below is shown a list of falcon species. Members of the falcon family are roughly divisible into three or four groups.