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Alcalde Recibe a Delegación que Participa en el Festival Mundial de Aves

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.

Americas

A day in a life at COP10

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.

The world’s key sites for conservation – on one map

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.

Worldwide

Important Bird Areas of the World - Poster

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...

Oceans Day at Nagoya

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...

Worldwide

Horns locked at COP10

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.

Local people are key to biodiversity conservation

Thu, 21/10/2010 - 08:37

The BirdLife Partnership has published a report which examines the success of BirdLife’s Local Conservation Group (LCG) approach in conserving biodiversity and supporting sustainable livelihoods at Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the Americas.

Americas

COP10: One step forward, two steps back

Thu, 21/10/2010 - 07:42

There are serious concerns for the success of this important summit. For wherever you look at the issues on the negotiation table, more problems are appearing than being resolved.

TEEB should mark the beginning of global economic reform

Wed, 20/10/2010 - 07:17

The new TEEB report shows that it makes economic sense to protect and restore biodiversity.

Delegates must not return empty-handed from Nagoya

Tue, 19/10/2010 - 07:08

The opening statements of almost all developing countries made it clear that they are here on an “all or nothing” ask

CEMEX and BirdLife complete groundbreaking study of biodiversity in operations worldwide

Mon, 18/10/2010 - 09:40

CEMEX has announced the results of a comprehensive scoping study on the biodiversity status of its operations worldwide undertaken in conjunction with BirdLife International, as part of a ten-year global partnership signed in 2007.

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

BirdLife office inundated with shot protected birds and illegal hunting reports

Mon, 18/10/2010 - 07:56

Over the last three weeks since the end of BirdLife Malta’s Raptor Camp, the BirdLife office continued to receive shot protected birds...

Europe and Central Asia

COP10 leaders want to do the right thing

Mon, 18/10/2010 - 07:06

The expectations for the COP10 conference are high, judging by the speeches of the leaders at its opening ceremony.

Participa en la VIII Maratón de Aves de El Salvador

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 22:35

Este 16 y 17 de Octubre, SalvaNATURA celebrará el Festival Mundial de las Aves en El Salvador, con la VIII Maratón de Aves.

Americas

Capítulos del directorio de IBA de las Américas ahora disponibles en español, portugués, francés y holandés

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 22:34

Todos los capítulos nacionales del directorio de Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves (IBAs) de América están disponibles para su descarga en las lenguas oficiales de sus respectivos países. Un total de 19 capítulos están disponibles en español, dos en holandés, uno en francés y otro en portugués.

Americas

Americas IBA directory chapters now available in Spanish (Portuguese, French and Dutch)

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.

Americas

Banking on biodiversity

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.

Conserving biodiversity, respecting rights

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...

Pacific