Conservation Leadership Programme announces award winners for 2011

Mon, 18/04/2011 - 16:03

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced this year’s 30 award-winning projects in 19 different countries, worth a total of $492,000


Tribute to conservationist Roger Jordan

Mon, 18/04/2011 - 14:41

The conservationist Roger Jordan, who campaigned tirelessly against illegal hunting of birds, has passed away.

Europe and Central Asia

Spring Alive Launched in Poland

Fri, 15/04/2011 - 15:04

OTOP (BirdLife in Poland), the international coordinator of BirdLife’s Spring Alive campaign, has just launched its national campaign through its ambassador Odeta Moro-Figureska, a well-known Polish TV personality.

Europe and Central Asia

Fresh concerns as President orders Lake Natron soda ash mining fast tracked

Fri, 15/04/2011 - 07:53

Fresh concerns have been raised following a directive by the President of Tanzania to fast track the construction of the proposed soda ash factory at Lake Natron in Tanzania.

Ivan Papanin arrives at Tristan

Wed, 13/04/2011 - 22:36

More equipment arrives on Tristan to help save the oiled penguins.


Environmental NGOs call for EU budget shift from perverse subsidies to investments in ecosystems and green economy

Wed, 13/04/2011 - 18:31

Environmental NGOs, including BirdLife Europe, were highlighted in a public hearing at the European Parliament on the environmental impacts of the EU Budget.

Europe and Central Asia

Grupo Jaragua realiza visita al Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 18:12

Como parte de los proyectos de conservación y protección al medio ambiente y los recursos naturales en la República Dominicana, que realiza el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana), fue realizada la excursión al Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco , con el objetivo de incentivar a la visita del parque.


Laguna de Oviedo becomes a living classroom during wetlands celebrations in Dominican Republic

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 17:18

On 2 February, Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) started their 2011 calendar of environmental festivities by celebrating World Wetlands Day


Saving Asia's Vultures from Extinction

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 12:09

Watch the new video to find out more about the Vulture project and to meet the people who are saving Asia's vultures from extinction.


Wash and dry for rockhopers at rehab centre

Mon, 11/04/2011 - 10:13

The first rockhopper penguins are washed at the newly erected wash-bay facility.


Tribute to conservationist Don Merton

Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:50

Tributes have been paid to New Zealand conservationist Don Merton.


Current distribution and population status of the Endangered Azure-rumped Tanager (Tangara cabanisi) in Guatemala

Fri, 08/04/2011 - 20:54

The Azure-rumped Tanager is a globally threatened species restricted to a small area of only 2,500 km2


Proud moment as BirdLife Partnership in Africa launches Local Conservation Groups report

Fri, 08/04/2011 - 12:16

The BirdLife Partners in Africa have published a report on their experience of working with Site Support Groups.


Island gets set to wash thousands of penguins

Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:56

Experts arrive on Tristan to help save thousands of Northern Rockhopper Penguins affected by the oil spill.


Help win €30,000 to protect the Kinangop grasslands in Kenya

Wed, 06/04/2011 - 13:25

NatureKenya (BirdLife Partner) is looking for funds to help save the Kinangop grassland


Penguin rehab updates

Tue, 05/04/2011 - 16:41

On this page you can follow progress of the number of penguins leaving the 'rehab' centre and returning to the wild.


First Tristan penguins released from 'rehab'

Tue, 05/04/2011 - 11:08

The first 24 penguins of more than 3,600 admitted to the 'rehab centre' have been released back to the wild.


RSCN supports Earth Hour with positive actions for the planet

Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:19

Continuing a three-year tradition, The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN, BirdLife Partner in Jordan), with support from Investbank, hosted “Lights Out Jordan: Earth Hour 2011

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