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Highlights from the world’s biggest conservation partnership

Fri, 31/01/2014
Last year was an important year for the BirdLife Partnership. Here we celebrate just a few highlights from our global partnership, and ask you to choose your favourite conservation success of 2013...
The decision to decommission and replace the 'killer line' follows comes after years of work from the BirdLife Partnership (S Nikolov)

Sudan 'killer line' disconnected

Thu, 30/01/2014
The notorious 'killer' power line from Port Sudan to the Red Sea coast has been switched off.

Controversial wind farm in Lesotho gets the go-ahead

Wed, 29/01/2014
The controversial wind farm proposed for Lesotho’s Maluti-Drakensberg has received the go-ahead from the Lesotho Government.
The creation of a vulture safe zone will help populations stabilise and increase (Marek Jobda; worldsrarestbirds.com)

Indian Partner to establish Vulture Safe Zone in Madhya Pradesh

Mon, 27/01/2014
BNHS (BirdLife in India), in association with Rio Tinto and BirdLife International, is establishing a 30,000 square km Vulture Safe Zone in Madhya Pradesh.

The need for strong EU legislation on Invasive Alien Species

Fri, 24/01/2014
Representatives of the European Union, environmental NGO’s, scientists and other stakeholders discussed the European Commission’s proposal for an EU Regulation on Invasive Alien Species at a high-level event organized by MEP Pavel Poc, BirdLife Europe, IUCN Brussels and the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development, on 20 January.
Well earned success for researchers from the Samoan Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (Moeumu Uili)

Strange looking bird makes welcome reappearance

Thu, 23/01/2014
One of the world’s least known (and frankly, strangest looking) birds has been photographed on the Samoan island of Savai’i by researchers.

EU torch is passed on to the Greeks

Thu, 23/01/2014
As Greece takes over the Presidency of the EU, we are amidst critical debates for the future of Europe's environment and climate policy. BirdLife Europe and its Greek Partner, the Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS; BirdLife in Greece) are working together to make sure the EU government is provided with the support and knowledge necessary to ensure a successful term.

Wood pellet industry cheats on sustainability, evidence shows

Thu, 16/01/2014
Bioenergy use – energy produced from plants – is soaring in Europe due to the launch of the EU target requiring 20% of the energy used in Europe to come from renewable sources. Forests and other wooded areas are notably being sought after and exploited as they are currently one of the cheapest bioenergy sources.