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Using ecosystem services for better decision-...

Thu, 11/10/2012
A new report entitled 'Conserving biodiversity and delivering ecosystem services at Important Bird Areas in Nepal' has been launched at the CBD COP in Hyderabad, India.

Falcon wins New Zealand Bird of the Year

Wed, 10/10/2012
The New Zealand falcon (karearea) has been crowned Bird of the Year in Forest & Bird’s eighth annual poll. “The karearea is a bird that’s most worthy of the title Bird of the Year,” says Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand)...

Strengthening local capacity for conservation in...

Wed, 10/10/2012
SEO/BirdLife efforts to build a strong, committed national NGO in Morocco to join the BirdLife partnership takes a significant step forward.

CBD COP11: what BirdLife wants

Wed, 10/10/2012
Here are BirdLife’s main asks of Parties at COP11, which opens on the 8 October in Hyderabad, India.

Invest Now or Pay More for Biodiversity Losses...

Tue, 09/10/2012
As the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity kicks off, Conservation International, BirdLife and TNC challenge world leaders to raise development aid by 20 percent and domestic budgets for biodiversity by 10 percent

Love for lovebirds … as portrayed by park scouts...

Tue, 09/10/2012

Park scouts of Liwonde National Park (Malawi) and students from neighbouring schools ha

Global bird extinctions are increasing warns new...

Mon, 08/10/2012
The rate of bird extinctions is accelerating at an alarming rate according to a new paper by BirdLife International and Charles Darwin University.

Urgent International support sought for Azores...

Mon, 08/10/2012

Since 2003, the Globally Threatened Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina, has benefitted co

Speaker of Ugandan Parliament Launches a drive to...

Fri, 05/10/2012

As part of the activities to mark 50 years of independence, the Parliament of Uganda la

Nature still reeling from New Zealand Oil Spill

Fri, 05/10/2012
One year on from the Rena disaster, independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) is still concerned at the ongoing environmental impacts of the oil spill, unrecovered containers and the shipwreck...

From Fiji to US Project Puffin – Blog by Sialesi...

Tue, 02/10/2012
In March this year, I was delighted to be awarded the Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship 2012. The fellowship allowed me to be part of a group of young biologists conducting seabird conservation studies whilst living on remote American islands off the Atlantic coast....

BirdLife International’s Position on Selected...

Sun, 30/09/2012
Here you can access BirdLife's Policy briefing on our main asks of Parties at COP 11.

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