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World Migratory Bird Day 2014 spotlights pioneering sustainable tourism initiative

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:06

This weekend 10-11 May World Migratory Bird Day 2014 is being celebrated in over 70 countries around the globe.With the theme &ldq...

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

Conservation Leadership Programme announces 2014 conservation awards

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 09:37

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced this year’s conservation team awards. Twenty six grants have been awarded in 16 different...

Worldwide Capacity Development

Plight of Spring messengers should be taken more seriously

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 00:35

A White Stork has been observed migrating north to Europe trailing a banner announcing the coming of Spring.Bird experts from around the BirdLife Partnership are at a loss to exp...

Worldwide Migratory Birds and Flyways

African conservationists pioneer ecosystem services assessments at important sites for biodiversity

Thu, 27/02/2014 - 11:23

In February, a four day workshop was held in Thika, Kenya to share the experiences of a group of...

Worldwide Kenya Capacity Development

Tahiti Monarch conservation wins first BirdLife People’s Choice Award as new threats emerge

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 07:27

Results revealed today show that Manu (Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie: BirdLife in French Polynesia) ha...

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Get geared up for the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 10:34

Birdwatchers around the world are invited to help gather crucial information as part of a free, fun, and family-friendly event taking place February 14-17, 2014.From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, tens of...

Worldwide Capacity Development

BirdLife International announces Dr Hazell Shokellu Thompson as Acting CEO

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 10:29

Dr Hazell Shokellu Thompson is Acting CEO of BirdLife International after the recent resignation of Dr Marco Lambertini, who is joining WWF Intern...

Worldwide Sierra Leone

CEPF green fodder project benefits villagers and biosphere reserve

Tue, 11/02/2014 - 16:25

A Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)-backed project to grow green fodder for livestock is helping relieve grazing pressure on Jordan’s Wadi Mujib Bi...

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Remarkable wildlife event celebrates 25 years in style

Thu, 06/02/2014 - 10:27

The world’s largest wildlife event, the Birdfair, has celebrated its quarter century by raising a record amount for conservation. Birdfair, which is held annually at Rutland Water ...

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