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Working together out of poverty

Wed, 17/10/2012
A look at what the BirdLife Partnership is doing to help eradicate poverty
The burning of the visitor's centre has been widely criticised (Guyra Paraguay)

Outrage at extreme act of vandalism in San Rafael

Tue, 16/10/2012
Guyra Paraguay staff in Asunción, Paraguay, have received the disturbing news that three people have burnt down the visitors’ house at the Kanguery administrative center in Guyra Paraguay’s “Guyra Reta” reserve in San Rafael.

Uganda’s Golden Jubilee Independence Celebrations...

Tue, 16/10/2012

It is the morning of Tuesday 9th October 2012 and Ugandan streets and buildings are ful

Conservation Leadership Programme - Applications...

Tue, 16/10/2012
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.

Marine conservation e-Atlas marks a breakthrough...

Mon, 15/10/2012
The e-Atlas covers 3,000 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and is the first global inventory of important sites for the conservation of migratory marine species

Into the deep unknown – scientists unveil the...

Mon, 15/10/2012
Safeguarding the world’s oceans is a global undertaking, and BirdLife has provided scientific data and policy support at COP11 in Hyderabad.

Sharing experiences on effective biodiversity...

Mon, 15/10/2012
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

Filling the information gap: how bird data can...

Fri, 12/10/2012
Assisting governments in develop National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) is the purpose of a new guide made available this week at COP11.

The cost of conservation: US$80 billion a year...

Thu, 11/10/2012
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.

Using ecosystem services for better decision-...

Thu, 11/10/2012
A new report entitled 'Conserving biodiversity and delivering ecosystem services at Important Bird Areas in Nepal' has been launched at the CBD COP in Hyderabad, India.

Falcon wins New Zealand Bird of the Year

Wed, 10/10/2012
The New Zealand falcon (karearea) has been crowned Bird of the Year in Forest & Bird’s eighth annual poll. “The karearea is a bird that’s most worthy of the title Bird of the Year,” says Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand)...

Strengthening local capacity for conservation in...

Wed, 10/10/2012
SEO/BirdLife efforts to build a strong, committed national NGO in Morocco to join the BirdLife partnership takes a significant step forward.

CBD COP11: what BirdLife wants

Wed, 10/10/2012
Here are BirdLife’s main asks of Parties at COP11, which opens on the 8 October in Hyderabad, India.

Invest Now or Pay More for Biodiversity Losses...

Tue, 09/10/2012
As the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity kicks off, Conservation International, BirdLife and TNC challenge world leaders to raise development aid by 20 percent and domestic budgets for biodiversity by 10 percent

Love for lovebirds … as portrayed by park scouts...

Tue, 09/10/2012

Park scouts of Liwonde National Park (Malawi) and students from neighbouring schools ha

Global bird extinctions are increasing warns new...

Mon, 08/10/2012
The rate of bird extinctions is accelerating at an alarming rate according to a new paper by BirdLife International and Charles Darwin University.

Urgent International support sought for Azores...

Mon, 08/10/2012

Since 2003, the Globally Threatened Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina, has benefitted co

Speaker of Ugandan Parliament Launches a drive to...

Fri, 05/10/2012

As part of the activities to mark 50 years of independence, the Parliament of Uganda la