Carpathian project has started

Mon, 16/05/2011 - 13:09

Polish Society for the Protection of Birds has started a conservation programme on the birds in the Carpathian Mountains.

Europe and Central Asia

The restoration of the Belene Marshes brings back the Dalmatian pelicans

Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:28

BSPB/BirdLife Bulgaria is monitoring the ecological effects of a wetland restoration project on biodiversity.

Europe and Central Asia

Migrants under threat

Fri, 13/05/2011 - 05:50

The theme for World Migratory Bird Day 2011 is 'Land use changes from a bird’s-eye view' and it highlights the negative effects human activities are having on migratory birds, their habitats and the planet’s natural environment


“Porto fayoum” tourism development planned at Lake Qarun - an Important Bird Area and a proposed world heritage site in egypt

Thu, 12/05/2011 - 12:22

The first development in an Egyptian protected area is planned by real estate developers.


First signs of progress in saving Indian vultures from killer drug

Thu, 12/05/2011 - 03:10

The ban on a veterinary drug which caused an unprecedented decline in Asian vulture populations has shown the first signs of progress, according to scientists.


Gaining weight, but not yet waterproof: penguins still need care

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 23:06

400 penguins remain in the rehabilitation centre on Tristan as their feathers are still in too poor condition for release.


Festival de las Aves Endémicas del Caribe: llamado a la juventud

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 22:14

Comenzó el viernes santo el Décimo Festival de las Aves Endémicas del Caribe, coordinado, como cada año, por la Sociedad para la Conservación y el Estudio de las Aves del Caribe (SCSCB), la más grande organización conservacionista de la región, cuyo objetivo es la conservación de la vida silvestre en el Caribe isleño.


nature iraq CEO Alwash receives Takreem Award

Nature Iraq receives Takreem Arab Achievement Award in Qatar

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 15:17

This year's Takreem Award which promotes Arab excellence and leadership worldwide has been awarded to Nature Iraq.

Middle East Iraq

Life+ Cap DOM: Conservation of priority bird species in the French Overseas Departments (DOMs)

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 13:33

Life+ Cap DOM (Département d’Outre-Mer) is the first European Programme for the conservation of fauna involving several DOMs and their NGOs.

Europe and Central Asia

Partners for Sustainability, ahora está disponible en español para los socios de habla hispana de BirdLife International

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 11:51

Socios para la Sustentabilidad, es un informe de BirdLife International, que relata el compromiso de los socios de BirdLife alrededor del mundo para la construcción de la sustentabilidad socio-ambiental, a través de acciones en el terreno con las comunidades locales más vulnerables en el planeta.


Short film highlights environmental damage caused by biofuels

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 07:42

More than 20 environmental organisations across Europe are calling on the EU to stop the environmental damage caused by EU biofuels targets with the help of Peter and Jane, characters in a specially-created animated short film. To watch the 1m 30 second film in English, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igUtLwruUjA

Europe and Central Asia

Study confirms IBAs are priority sites for expansion of protected area network in Africa

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 09:12

A new publication finds a significant mismatch between the protected area network in Africa, and the key habitats occupied by the continent’s most threatened birds.


A new bird species was discovered in… Athens!

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 07:23

A group of birdwatchers – members of the Hellenic Ornithological Society – woke up at dawn the 1st May in order to see the new bird species for Greece: the Pallas's Warbler

Europe and Central Asia

Conserving biodiversity, respecting rights

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 05:23

The BirdLife Partnership recently adopted a position on Conservation and Rights, which reaffirms BirdLife’s commitment to support the basic and procedural rights of the individual within its sphere of influence..


Community conservation project wins award in Oz

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 05:13

Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) has won the 'Natural Environment' category of the Victorian Coastal Awards for its Beach Nesting Birds project, which has recruited local communities and land managers to improve the breeding success of the Near Threatened Hooded Plover.


Endangered bird shot in Malta, flown to Germany for rehab

Fri, 06/05/2011 - 13:52

A Pallid Harrier, one of Europe's most-endangered birds of prey, which was shot in Malta, was sent to Germany for rehabilitation at the end of April, by BirdLife Malta.

Europe and Central Asia

New webcam showcases breeding Spanish Imperial Eagle

Fri, 06/05/2011 - 12:52

SEO/BirdLife invites you to follow the first days of the life of three eagle chicks in the Mediterranean forest in Castilla-La Mancha via a webcam

Europe and Central Asia

Census finds unexplained fall in Black-faced Spoonbill numbers

Thu, 05/05/2011 - 08:27

The 2011 International Black-faced Spoonbill Census has found a large decrease in the known wintering populations since last year’s census.