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Dial M for Merger

Fri, 02/09/2011 - 02:41

Members of Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) and Bird Observation & Conservation Australia (BOCA) recently voted for their merger to create 'BirdLife Australia'.

Pacific

Putting Kagu on the Map

Fri, 02/09/2011 - 02:21

Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie (SCO - BirdLife in New Caledonia) have received support from the USFWS Wildlife Without Borders - Critically Endangered Species Conservation Fund to help save their national bird from extinction...

Pacific

NatureFiji-MareqetiViti on the high seas

Fri, 02/09/2011 - 00:01

Survey amongst the islands of Moala, Totoya and Matuku show their importance for seabirds...

Pacific Fiji Invasive Alien Species - Pacific

Protection for National Parks in Oz

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 23:22

Birds Australia welcome government plans to give greater protection to areas with high biodiversity.

Pacific

Launch of BirdLife’s new Local Empowerment Programme

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 22:18

BirdLife is launching a Local Empowerment Programme to provide more effective support for Local Conservation Groups, and to strengthen and expand networks of local organisations...

Worldwide

Making flyways conservation a reality

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 16:17

Effective migratory bird conservation efforts address issues throughout a species' flyway – and in Canada, flyway conservation is imperative, as about 90% of the country’s birds migrate south each year.

Americas

The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Information

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 16:00

"We are delighted to invite you to the BirdLife 2013 World Congress, to be held in Ottawa", said Peter Schei, BirdLife Chairman and Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado of Japan, BirdLife Honorary President.

Worldwide

The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Programme

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:00

The congress will include a series of thematic sessions focussing on programmes and topics such as Preventing Extinctions, Key Biodiversity Areas, Forests of Hope and Saving our Oceans.

Worldwide

The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Venue

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 14:00

The Ottawa Convention Centre should make for a spectacular venue for the 2013 BirdLife World Congress and will no doubt inspire a great deal of fruitful discussion and collaboration between the BirdLife Partners.

Worldwide

Record flock of migrating Sociable Lapwings recorded in Kazakhstan

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 09:38

BirdLife International scientists monitoring migrating Sociable Lapwings in the heart of the Great Steppe have recently discovered the largest single flock seen in Kazakhstan since 1939.

Europe and Central Asia

Ghosts of Gone Birds London haunt announced...

Fri, 26/08/2011 - 08:56

Following the launch of an extraordinary new multi-media art exhibition - Ghosts of Gone Birds - at the Liverpool School of Art & Design earlier this year, the show has grown and evolved during the summer and will now 'manifest' in London's East End this November.

Worldwide

Forest & Bird welcomes new marine reserve, but more needed...

Fri, 26/08/2011 - 02:09

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) said today it welcomed the upcoming official opening of the Tawharanui Marine Reserve north of Auckland but warned it was a drop in the ocean compared with what is needed to give adequate protection to New Zealand’s marine life...

Pacific

Farmland birds in Europe fall to lowest levels

Thu, 25/08/2011 - 13:14

Farmland bird populations across Europe are at their lowest levels since records began, new figures reveal.

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

British birdwatchers rally to save their summer migrants

Fri, 19/08/2011 - 02:43

Millions of birds leave Africa each spring and head north to nest in the UK and other parts of Europe, only to return to Africa each autumn. However this multi-million-winged migration is under threat.

Europe and Central Asia

Audubon Hog Island Camp Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Thu, 18/08/2011 - 11:16

A model for conservation education and one of the US’s greatest environmental education success stories celebrates 75 years.

Americas

New book: "THE BREEDING BIRDS OF MALTA"

Thu, 18/08/2011 - 08:21

In August, BirdLife Malta has sent out a new book titled "Breeding Birds of malta". The aim of this publication is to review and update the status of the breeding birds of Malta, and to present a historical overview.

Europe and Central Asia Malta

Conserving nature, empowering women in Paraguay

Mon, 15/08/2011 - 09:07

Nature Canada has successfully completed its latest project in Paraguay, where it helped nearly 500 women farmers in four rural communities to increase their food security and improve their health.

Africa

Move to halt Pacific bird extinctions - interview with Don Stewart

Mon, 15/08/2011 - 03:59

Read the Radio Australia interview between Don Stewart (BirdLife Director for the Pacific Partnership) and presenter Jemima Garrett...