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Fiji Petrel gets support from the Flagship...

Thu, 25/04/2013
With nearly 150 applicants and only eight recipients, NatureFiji-MareqetiViti's Critically Endangered Fiji Petrel Project is proud to receive support from the prestigious Flagship Species Fund...

Plan to save New Zealand seabirds heralds changes...

Wed, 24/04/2013
BirdLife Partner, Forest & Bird is welcoming the release of a government-approved statement of intent to save native seabirds, including endangered albatrosses and petrels, from being killed by commercial and non-commercial fishing activity...

Suwarrow Blog Four – A very Pacific voyage

Tue, 23/04/2013
The third of many blogs from wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) eradicating rats from Suwarrow – a seabird mecca in the South Pacific. In this blog the team load their boat with supplies and learn about the traditional canoe which will bring them back…

Pioneering investment to protect Pacific...

Mon, 22/04/2013
Conservationists and stakeholders in the Pacific region urge greater community engagement, government support, and new funding approaches to build on the strong results of Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) program to ensure natural resources are secured for the benefit of people.

Taiwanese support for BirdLife's Forest...

Mon, 22/04/2013

At a meeting in London, Taiwanese UK Representative, Dr Shen has handed over to BirdLif

Suwarrow Blog Two – A beacon of hope

Mon, 22/04/2013
The second of many blogs from award-winning wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) who are preparing spend a month eradicating rats from one of the remotest atolls in the South Pacific. In this blog Nick visits the Takitumu Conservation Area and learns how the Rarotonga Monarch shows how invasive species control can make a significant impact…
Chaiwat Chinuparawat; www.theworldsrarest.com

Spoon-billed Sandpiper wintering site becomes...

Mon, 22/04/2013
Sonadia Island in Bangladesh, where 10% of the known population of the Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper spends the winter, has been recognised by BirdLife as Bangladesh’s 20th Important Bird and Biodiversity Area.

Suwarrow Blogger – Introducing Nick Hayward

Fri, 19/04/2013
An introduction to award-winning wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward who is part of a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) who are about to spend a month eradicating rats from one of the remotest atolls in the South Pacific...
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Conservation of marines IBAs in West Africa

Fri, 19/04/2013
A seabird conservation project (Alcyon) that will support identification of critical sites and resources for seabirds initiated.

Thousands of Kiwis show their love for DOC

Thu, 18/04/2013
Messages of support from thousands of New Zealanders are being stuck onto Department of Conservation (DOC) office windows across the country, as part of a national Love DOC Day today...

Suwarrow Blog One – Team arrives in the Cook...

Thu, 18/04/2013
The first of many blogs from award-winning wildlife filmmaker Nick Hayward as he joins a team from BirdLife and Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) who are preparing spend a month eradicating rats from one of the remotest atolls in the South Pacific...

Regent flight to recovery

Thu, 18/04/2013
Around 40 captive bred Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeater will be released in the Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park in Victoria’s North-east tomorrow according to BirdLife Australia...
British couple at half-way mark in record attempt to run South America for BirdLife; Photo: Miky Dubrowsky; see www.5000mileproject.org

British couple at half-way mark in record attempt...

Thu, 18/04/2013
Couple are running the entire length of South America to raise money for BirdLife International and Armonía (BirdLife in Bolivia), connect people with wildlife, and inspire environmental action. We wish them the best of luck!
Gentoo Penguins will benefit from this new Marine Protected Area (Paddy Gallagher; flickr.com)

Massive Marine Protected Area announced in the...

Thu, 18/04/2013
An enormous Marine Protected Area, one of the largest in the world, has been declared in South Africa’s sub-Antarctic territory, the Prince Edward Islands.
Egyptian Vultures found dead by poison in Greece

Egyptian Vultures found dead by poison in Greece

Wed, 17/04/2013
Two Egyptian Vultures have been found dead in Greece as reported by the Hellenic Ornithological Society. The deaths were caused by poisoned baits illegally placed to hunt foxes or wolves.

New study shows CAP reform risks greenwashing

Wed, 17/04/2013
During the final days of public negotiations on the EU Common Agriculture Policy (CAP), BirdWatch Ireland (BirdLife in Ireland) in collaboration with An Taisce (The national trust for Ireland), and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) organized a conference on “the role of the Irish Presidency in sealing the deal on a greener CAP”. At the event a new study was launched, demonstrating that greening of the CAP is on course to failure.

Suwarrow Blog Introduction - Follow BirdLife’s...

Wed, 17/04/2013
Follow live updates from the BirdLife team as they spend a month eradicating rats from one of the remotest atolls in the South Pacific. Suwarrow Atoll, a necklace of remote Cook Islands land forms, has been renowned for many things over the centuries; a Pacific treasure trove, a hermit’s paradise and a birder’s wonderland. It would be perfect except for an invasion of rats....