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Hundreds of important sites for nature threatened with destruction

Fri, 14/11/2014

More than 350 of the planet’s most important sites for nature are threatened with being

Hopes are raised as global agreements aim to make world a safer place for migratory birds

Mon, 10/11/2014
Two new global agreements have been reached that will help save migratory bird species across the world.

Namibia takes positive steps to save 30,000 seabirds a year

Fri, 07/11/2014
Following a meeting with the BirdLife’s Albatross Task Force, The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources in Namibia has introduced new fishery regulations which should practically eliminate seabird mortality from one of the most destructive fisheries!

Renewable energy and migratory birds

Thu, 06/11/2014
Without proper planning, energy developments, including wind turbines and power lines, can be a major threat to migratory birds.

Banning lead should not be a toxic issue.

Wed, 05/11/2014
RSPB's Agriculture Policy Officer, Ellie Crane, is attending the Convention on Migratory Species Conference of the Parties in Quito - vital decisions are in the process of being made - here's a guest blog just in from Ellie.

Local benefits for wildlife through BirdLife-CEMEX global partnership

Wed, 05/11/2014
With Golden Eagle surveying in Mexico, plans to protect dry forest in the Dominican Republic, Red-billed Chough nesting in a UK quarry, and the renewal of the national partnership in France; this update gives some examples from the CEMEX-BirdLife global partnership this year where the process of undertaking a Biodiversity Action Plan at a site is proving to be good for nature as well as business.

High hopes for meeting on migratory species

Fri, 31/10/2014
BirdLife Partners are taking part in the Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP11) which is taking place in Quito, Ecuador, from 4 to 9 November 2014.

BirdLife’s views on the outcomes of the 12th Conference on Biological Diversity in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Tue, 21/10/2014

BirdLife International is broadly positive about the outcomes of the CBD COP12 

Environmental groups welcome new global commitments to fund biodiversity conservation

Fri, 17/10/2014

Joint Statement from BirdLife International, Conservation International, Th