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Forest & Bird disappointed at climate change...

Sat, 01/09/2012
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) is dismayed at the High Court decision that says the effects on climate change cannot be considered under the Resource Management Act...

Proposed Pipeline Threatens Important Bird Areas...

Thu, 30/08/2012
In Canada, a public review of a proposed pipeline project through an area of exceptional importance for marine birds is entering its final stages.

National Park Project builds local support in Fiji

Thu, 30/08/2012
The Taveuni National Park Project has been running for six months and NatureFiji-MareqetiViti have completed the first round of consultations with all the landowners and other stakeholders...

Soda ash mining at Lake Natron is not...

Wed, 29/08/2012
A new Cost Benefit Analysis report shows that the mining of soda ash at Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania is not economically viable.

Places You Love - Campaign launched in Australia

Wed, 29/08/2012
BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) and an alliance of environmental organisations from across the country have launched a national campaign today to protect our nation's environmental laws. "These laws protect the things we love: the places we love, the wildlife we love", said Dr Graeme Hamilton - CEO of BirdLife Australia...

Sustainable birdwatching tourism is promoted at...

Wed, 22/08/2012
With many of the main birdwatching tourism companies concentrated at Birdfair, it provided the ideal location for the International Project on Ornithological Tourism (IPOT) to foster sustainable tourism.

Carnaby’s numbers still down

Fri, 17/08/2012
BirdLife Australia’s (BirdLife Partner) 2012 Great Cocky Count has found that numbers of Endangered Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoo in the Perth Region are still lower than reported in 2010...

Birdwatchers gather to save Asia's coastal...

Fri, 17/08/2012
The world’s biggest fair relating to bird and wildlife conservation is raising money this year to help save millions of migratory birds which rely on Asia’s rich tidal wetlands

Tanzanians call for easier data access and...

Thu, 16/08/2012
Tanzanian stakeholders have expressed urgent need for consolidation; sharing and easier access of biodiversity data in order to help in guiding conservation decisions and reduce duplication of efforts. This is particularly in regard to the Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests, a region that forms part of a unique biodiversity rich hotspot that has over years attracted a lot of research and conservation interest.

Wild fires threaten biodiversity hotspot on...

Wed, 15/08/2012
Wildfires are still threatening Garajonay National Park in La Gomera, Canary Islands.

Using nature to help people adapt to climate...

Tue, 14/08/2012
With support from the UK government’s Darwin Initiative, BirdLife International is working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources, is raising awareness and building capacity on the role of ecosystems in adaptation amongst government and civil society in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.

Lord Howe Island to become rat-free

Mon, 13/08/2012
BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) is delighted by arecent announcement to commit $AUS 9 million to eradicate rodents from Lord Howe Island. Lord Howe Island, a World Heritage Area and a globally significant Important Bird Area, is home to 182 bird species, three of which are endemic - making it one of Australia’s most important seabird islands...

Biodiversity survey of paradise in the South...

Mon, 06/08/2012
Last June, a team of scientists and technicians joined the Ornithological Society of Polynesia-Manu (SOP-Manu - BirdLife in French Polynesia) to survey the flora and fauna of remote atolls in the south-east Tuamotu Archipelago.

Restoration of an important biodiversity area: La...

Sun, 05/08/2012
Located at the bank of the River Meuse, at the frontier between Belgium and Holland, La Montagne-Saint-Pierre has provided the mining industry with raw materials for many years. The site nowadays testifies to the evolution of nature and landscapes subjected to intensive human influence. Over the centuries, extraordinary fauna and flora have developed here, thanks to the calcareous soils.

Win a prize by capturing the beauty of Nature!

Sun, 05/08/2012
Arts and media seem to be increasingly interested in the protection of the beautiful wildlife and environment that surrounds us. BirdLife promoted several biodiversity photo competitions last year. A photo competition opened to young conservationists, launched by the Future for Nature Foundation, offers to reward winners with €50,000. Film is also becoming a popular wildlife art form: the tve biomovies competition offers a prize of US$ 1500 to talented amateur film makers for short films about important environmental issues.

Don’t miss EuroBirdwatch!

Thu, 02/08/2012
EuroBirdwatch - BirdLife’s annual birdwatching event in Europe and Central Asia - works to raise awareness of issues relating to bird migration and promotes efforts to save threatened bird species and their habitats. This year’s EuroBirdwatch will take place on the weekend of 6-7 October 2012.

Tata denies links with new Lake Natron soda ash...

Tue, 31/07/2012
The Tata Group has denied any involvement in plans to mine soda ash at Engaruka area near Lake Natron.

State of Paraguay’s birds is published

Tue, 31/07/2012
Guyra Paraguay has launched the first major report on the status of bird populations in Paraguay. The report, entitled State of Paraguay’s birds, outlines in detail the current status of the country’s birds, the threats they face and the urgent actions needed to secure their future.