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CEMEX teams-up with Malaysian Nature Society to conserve the country’s rich natural heritage

Wed, 06/02/2013 - 10:21

A new stage in the CEMEX-BirdLife relationship as CEMEX Malaysia and Malaysian Nature Society formalise partnership to conserve nature.

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Spare a thought for water on World Wetlands Day!

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 06:00

Drop everything for a moment today, and remind yourself of the vital role wetland play in supporting life. For today is World Wetlands Day!

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Wind farm in Lesotho could cause the local extinction of vultures

Thu, 24/01/2013 - 15:04

BirdLife South Africa and BirdLife International are very concerned that the proposed development of a wind farm at Letseng in Lesotho could have severe impacts on the already declining populations of Cape Vultures and Lammergeiers.

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Special issue of World Birdwatch celebrates BirdLife's first 90 years

Thu, 20/12/2012 - 09:42

You can browse online through the pages of the latest issue of World Birdwatch and find out what BirdLife has achieved in its first 90 years.

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Business acting for biodiversity: CEMEX and BirdLife's plans for biodiversity spring into action

Wed, 19/12/2012 - 12:13

Conservation work begins at pilot quarry sites worldwide by multi-national cement and aggregates company, CEMEX, in partnership with BirdLife International and its Partners.

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The Seventh Conference of Parties to the Nairobi Convention begins today

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 15:22

The COP7 is expected to consider and adopt recommendations of a regional report on Birds as indicators of ecosystem health developed by BirdLife Partnership in collaboration with the national governments and the Secretariat of the Nairobi Convention.

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Climate change talks end with Doha Climate Gateway

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 14:42

After two weeks of intense and frustrating negotiations governments reached agreement on a compromise text which yet again falls far short of what is needed to keep the world on a pathway of limiting global average temperature rises to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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Testimonials for BirdLife's 90th Anniversary

Sat, 01/12/2012 - 15:31

Peter Schei Chairman, BirdLife International "Like me, millions of people around the world have a special relationship with birds. They are embedded...

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Una Introducción a la Conservación y a los Derechos Humanos Para los Socios de BirdLife International

Thu, 08/11/2012 - 11:44

Una Introducción a la Conservación y a los Derechos Humanos Para los Socios de BirdLife International brinda una visión general de algunos de los derechos humanos relevantes en el contexto de la conservación.

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BOOKS SUPPORTING BIRDLIFE

Mon, 29/10/2012 - 13:00

6 books that are directly supporting BirdLife are available to buy. Proceeds from these publications help support BirdLife’s vital conservation work. SEE BOOKS BELOW. Tag: roy-pub

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Concensus reached at the eleventh hour of CBD COP11

Sat, 20/10/2012 - 13:24

At 2AM this morning countries agreed targets to double support for conservation from developed to developing countries to 10 billion US Dollars by 2015

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Opposing views and progress: mid-conference update from COP11

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 17:54

News directly from the hard-working BirdLife policy team in Hyderabad, India, where negotiations of the CBD are in their final week...

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Working together out of poverty

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 09:00

A look at what the BirdLife Partnership is doing to help eradicate poverty

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Conservation Leadership Programme - Applications now open for 2013!

Tue, 16/10/2012 - 12:58

Call for applications now open for the 2013 Conservation Awards. Over $800,000 USD in grants are available each year through these awards, which are aimed at early-career conservationists from all over the world. The programme aims to promote the development of future conservation leaders and provide them with the capacity to address the most significant conservation issues of our time.

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Into the deep unknown – scientists unveil the secrets of our seas

Mon, 15/10/2012 - 17:08

Safeguarding the world’s oceans is a global undertaking, and BirdLife has provided scientific data and policy support at COP11 in Hyderabad.

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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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