Mon, 25/10/2010 - 15:12
El Alcalde de Talcahuano, Gastón Saavedra Chandía, recibió una delegación de 9 países que participaron desde el 19 al 22 de octubre en el taller “Towards sustainable migratory bird conservation: Linking sites, linking people” y realizaron una visita al Humedal Rocuant-Andalién ubicado en la zona, en el marco del Festival Mundial de las Aves 2010.
Mon, 25/10/2010 - 07:14
The crucial second week of the conference has begun and today's schedule takes me from one meeting to another.
Mon, 25/10/2010 - 04:00
BirdLife has published a map showing the location of over 10,000 of the world’s most important sites for birds and biodiversity, and their protection status.
Sun, 24/10/2010 - 11:00
Poster showing the location and protection status of the world's 10,000 Important Bird Areas (IBAs). To download your copy please click here...
Sat, 23/10/2010 - 00:00
Today is Oceans Day at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Conference of Parties meeting in Nagoya, Japan. The day is drawing attention to the increasing scientific evidence indicating the rapidly declining health of marine and coastal biodiversity. Indicative of these changes are the declines in seabird populations. BirdLife’s Global Seabird Programme has launched a new booklet which outlines our innovative approach to identifying and conserving marine Important Bird Area...
Fri, 22/10/2010 - 01:54
Today, all the working groups reported on their progress, and everywhere you look there are problems unresolved. COP10 is hardly a step further than when it started on Monday.
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 22:07
All country chapters of the Americas Important Bird Area (IBA) directory are now available for download in their principal languages. A total of 19 chapters are available in Spanish, two in Dutch, one in French and one in Portuguese.
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 12:31
Banking on biodiversity is a free book which argues that nature’s riches can play a major role in poverty eradication, but only if governments and businesses recognise the true economic value of the goods and services our environment provides us.
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 10:49
Few will recognise the role of conservation in reinforcing and asserting people’s rights. In fact there are close links between conservation and human rights, and conservation projects that are well-designed and well-executed can make a significant positive contribution to their fulfilment. This article draws on examples from the work of BirdLife Partners around the world, to explain the linkages, and to demonstrate the contribution the BirdLife Partnership is making...