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Grants for conservation and communications projects in the Mediterranean

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 12:20

BirdLife International, in its role as Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot has announced a call f...


Scientists identify the world’s most irreplaceable protected areas

Thu, 14/11/2013 - 20:35

A new scientific study has identified the protected areas most critical to preventing extinctions of the world’s mammals, birds and amphibians. Resulting fr...


Your new BirdLife website is launched!

Wed, 13/11/2013 - 11:50

The old website dated back to 2003 (which is an awfully long time in the web world). Just think - Facebook, Twitter and YouTube didn’t exist back then! BirdLife’s new website is designed to reflect the...


Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas going mobile

Wed, 06/11/2013 - 10:09

The BirdLife Partnership has identified, mapped and described over 12,000 Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) in over 200 countries. In order to better conserve these sites, BirdLife...

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Middle East

New tool helps local people put a value on nature’s services

Wed, 16/10/2013 - 15:29

Scientists have published a paper describing a ground-breaking new tool for assessing the value of services delivered by nature at important sites for biodiversity conser...

Worldwide Climate Change

BirdLife calls for an ambitious response as IPCC finds greater certainty of human influence on climate change

Fri, 27/09/2013 - 21:16

In its fifth assessment report (AR5), launched today, the Intergovernmenta...

Worldwide Climate Change

Video: Working with the Local Community in San Rafael Forest, Paraguay

Thu, 12/09/2013 - 10:43

San Rafael has been widely recognized as one of the top conservation priorities in Paraguay and has National Park Status. In 1997, it was declared the fir...

Worldwide Paraguay Local Empowerment