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Policy briefing on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity

Sat, 29/09/2012
Here you can access BirdLife's Policy briefing on Marine and coastal biodiversity: Identification of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas

European Union Improving Pacific Livelihoods by...

Fri, 28/09/2012
At a special launch event in Fiji today the European Union formally announced its backing for regional efforts to address the threats posed by invasive species for peoples' livelihoods across the Pacific...

Hope as copper mining at lower Zambezi IBA put on...

Thu, 27/09/2012
The Zambian Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has turned down a mining proposal at one of Zambia’s key important bird Areas – Lower Zambezi. The proposal to mine eight million tonnes of copper ore per year was put forward by Mwembesi Resources Ltd, an Australian affiliated company. The project would involve development of the main pit at Kangaluwi and satellite pits at three other areas.

Caribbean Seabird Tracking Pilot Study Gives...

Tue, 25/09/2012
Dog Island is an uninhabited offshore islet lying northwest of the Caribbean UK Overseas Territory (UKOT) of Anguilla, and is considered to be the second most important individual island for seabirds in the eastern Caribbean, despite being only about 200 ha in size.
Narcondam Hornbill has a bluish ring around its eye, almost like eye-shadow. The Endangered species, found only on Narcondam Island has been saved! (Niranjan Sant; worldsrarestbirds.com)

Saving Narcondam Hornbill is on radar of the...

Tue, 25/09/2012
Great news for Narcondam Hornbill which has been saved from a proposed Indian Coast Guard RADAR development.

Tana Appeal: Please give generously for...

Mon, 24/09/2012
Please give generously for Emergency Humanitarian Support to Tana River Delta Violence Survivors
The Cook Islands Prime Minister Hon. Henry Puna and his Pacific Islands Forum colleagues have backed an initiative to recognise the widespread economic, social and environmental impacts of invasive species.

Cook Islands PM urges Pacific-wide action to...

Sun, 23/09/2012
The Cook Islands Prime Minister Hon. Henry Puna and his Pacific Islands Forum colleagues have backed an initiative to recognise the widespread economic, social and environmental impacts of invasive species.

BirdLife’s work with the Convention on Biological...

Thu, 20/09/2012
BirdLife works with the CBD through the Conference of the Parties, the scientific and technical advisory body, and the CBD Secretariat.

1st Call for proposals, and launch of new funding...

Tue, 18/09/2012
BirdLife International, IUCN and EWNHS have launched a new funding opportunity for conservation in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot
The new land will link up two existing reserves (Richard Osbourne)

Nature Iraq helps UK wildlife

Tue, 18/09/2012
Nature Iraq (BirdLife Partner), the leading wildlife conservation NGO in Iraq, is very pleased to make a donation of $1000 to Norfolk Wildlife Trust's appeal to purchase 58 ha of land next to Cley Marshes, Norfolk, England.

Gaining recognition for community-based...

Sun, 16/09/2012
Sales of tree seedlings from communal nurseries set up by forest dependent families in the municipality of Mangatarem, in the east of the island of Luzon, The Philippines, have provided enough income to meet daily needs, while helping with the reforestation of the Zambales Mountains Important Bird Area.

Living on the Edge: protecting and restoring...

Sun, 16/09/2012
Birds and people depend on natural resources for their survival. The intricate link between people and their environment is especially apparent in the Sahel, with its millions of people (and hundreds of millions of goats), its unpredictable rainfall, and the increasing pressure on wetlands, trees and grasslands which are also used by billions of migratory and Afrotropical birds.

Livelihoods and conservation in the Philippines

Sun, 16/09/2012
The Mount Hilong-hilong Important Bird Area (IBA), one of the last tracts of lowland rainforest in the northeast of mainland Mindanao in the Philippines, is the home of the globally threatened Philippine Eagle, and of the indigenous Mamanwas and Manobos.

School attendance rises and disease falls in the...

Sun, 16/09/2012

Indigenous Bagyeli and Bakola communities in Cameroon are highly marginalised, and most

Micro-loans and a voice for women around the Gola...

Sun, 16/09/2012
As part of the “Across The River” Trans-boundary Peace Park project in the Gola forest between Sierra Leone and Liberia, BirdLife Partners are making sure that local people benefit from the conservation and sustainable use of the forest.

Securing tenure and livelihoods in Paraguay’s...

Sun, 16/09/2012

BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay is working with local communities at Important Bird Are

Agreements that seek to protect 474 hectares of...

Thu, 13/09/2012
During the 2012 BirdLife Americas Partnership Meeting three agreements were signed for land acquisition in key IBAs in Argentina, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic.