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Peter and Jane: A Short Film about Biofuels

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 10:27

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 this specially-created animated short film.

Europe and Central Asia

Audubon Welcomes Good News from Washington, D.C.

Tue, 02/08/2011 - 15:49

The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday afternoon to protect wildlife on the brink of extinction by supporting an amendment in the Interior and Environment spending bill to uphold safeguards for endangered species.

Americas

"The missing" visitors in Cyprus are not tourists but birds !

Fri, 29/07/2011 - 13:21

BirdLife Cyprus has created this short film on the trapping situation in Cyprus

Europe and Central Asia

The eagles have landed (online)

Fri, 29/07/2011 - 03:28

Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) have launched EagleCAM - a live 24-hour remote video feed brought to you from the Discovery Centre in Sydney...

Pacific

Birds of Ghana book aims to inspire a new generation of conservationists

Thu, 28/07/2011 - 16:54

The first field guide to the birds of Ghana is intended for the people of Ghana rather than overseas visitors.

Africa

Stamps raise funds for threatened Henderson Petrel

Fri, 22/07/2011 - 09:46

Buy endemic birds stamps and help the RSPB's (BirdLife in the UK) Henderson Island Restoration Project.

Pacific

Universities invest in Seychelles Warbler research

Wed, 20/07/2011 - 12:16

Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) has received a total of £40,000 to renovate the Cousin Island Field Station.

Africa

What does the Serengeti Highway decision mean for Lake Natron?

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 11:25

Concerns raised over road construction plans and effects on Lake Natron and its flamingos.

Africa

Syrian ibises fledge; Morocco’s ibis wardens need your support

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 10:00

Northern Bald Ibis is being tracked from Syria through the Arabian peninsula whilst in Morocco wardens are needed to protect the breeding sites

Middle East Morocco Preventing Extinctions - Africa

Good news for the Danube Delta’s biodiversity

Fri, 15/07/2011 - 11:52

After a very long, difficult gestation, a new law has been born! On 4 July 2011 the Romanian President confirmed a new law for the protection and management of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve.

Europe and Central Asia

Taller de arte en la ciénega de la segua

Thu, 14/07/2011 - 14:41

Este año, se celebra el 40º Aniversario de la Convención sobre los Humedales, o RAMSAR, que es un tratado internacional para proteger los humedales de importancia internacional y usarlos sosteniblemente. Aves y Conservación/Birdlife en Ecuador celebró este aniversario y el mes de las aves migratorias con un evento en el humedal de La Segua, provincia de Manabí. Aves y Conservación junto a la Dirección Regional del Ministerio del Ambiente del Ecuador en esa provincia y el Punto Focal del Convenio sobre las Especies Migratorias (CMS), con el apoyo de la comunidad y los guías naturalistas, coordinaron un Taller de Arte en papel maché en el humedal de La Segua.

Americas

Communities continue to promote forest protection

Thu, 14/07/2011 - 03:50

Two communities in Fiji are now reaping the benefits of protecting their forests for the sake of birds and other biodiversity, and have vowed to promote the message of conservation to other communities as well...

Pacific

BirdLife y la Convención Ramsar participan en la conservación de manglares en las Américas

Wed, 13/07/2011 - 20:05

BirdLife recientemente asistió a la 2ª reunión de la Iniciativa Regional de la Convención de Ramsar para la Conservación y Uso Racional de Manglares y Corales en las Américas. BirdLife participó como Organización Internacional Asociada comprometida a apoyar el desarrollo y la aplicación de la Convención Ramsar.

Americas

BirdLife and the Ramsar Convention focus on mangrove conservation in the Americas

Wed, 13/07/2011 - 18:39

BirdLife recently attended the 2nd meeting of the Ramsar Convention’s Regional Initiative for the Conservation and Wise Use of Mangroves and Coral Reefs in the Americas.

Americas Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Damanaki unveils plan to save European fish and fisheries: will others buy it?

Wed, 13/07/2011 - 10:28

BirdLife Europe has welcomed Commissioner Damanaki’s proposal for the new Common Fisheries Policy setting a framework for EU fisheries management after 2012.

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine

Birdwatching Festival of Sagres: We await you!

Tue, 12/07/2011 - 12:16

This autumn Sagres (Algarve, Portugal) will be an irresistible destination for birdwatchers. Do not miss the opportunity to observe the largest concentration of raptors in migration!

Europe and Central Asia

BirdLife Species Champions strike gold in Chukotka

Sat, 09/07/2011 - 13:39

Heritage Expeditions - a BirdLife Species Champion supporting Spoon-billed Sandpiper - struck gold this week when they, and the passengers they have taken to the Russian Far East, helped discover a previously unknown breeding population of these rapidly declining waders.

Asia

Forest & Bird wants unique West Coast environment saved

Fri, 08/07/2011 - 00:06

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) announced today its proposal for a reserve on the Denniston and Stockton plateaux to protect the last remaining habitat of several endangered species, outstanding landscapes and unique ecosystems.

Pacific