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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

BirdLife report reveals disturbing facts about illegal killing of birds throughout Europe

Wed, 06/07/2011 - 09:32

BirdLife Partners from 38 European countries have released information about the illegal killing and trapping of birds that occurs across the continent.

Europe and Central Asia Albania

Midway’s first Short-tailed Albatross chick survives tsunami to fledge

Wed, 06/07/2011 - 08:50

The fledgling has taken flight from the first breeding record outside of Japanese Territories.

Pacific

First Great Rift Valley sites are added to World Heritage list

Mon, 04/07/2011 - 14:37

The BirdLife Partnership have helped the Kenyan Government get the Kenya Lake System added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Africa

EU promises a greener future, but budget stays grey

Thu, 30/06/2011 - 09:30

BirdLife Europe expresses disappointment with the European Commission’s proposal for Europe’s financial commitment after 2013. BirdLife now calls on Member States and the European Parliament to uphold on their environmental commitments and ensure that the EU will gear the next EU Budget towards a green economy.

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

Nature Canada joins SPNI in signing Manitoba MOU and unveils new birding trail

Tue, 28/06/2011 - 11:20

Protecting birds and their habitat, and delivering responsible ecotourism is the focus of a new agreement with Manitoba Province Government.

Americas

Offshore islands yield a seabird surprise

Tue, 28/06/2011 - 03:23

Australasian Seabird Group visit to the Broughton Islands uncovers new treasures.

Pacific

BirdLife Partnership welcomes Serengeti road decision

Fri, 24/06/2011 - 14:00

The BirdLife Partnership welcome the news that the proposed asphalt road in the Serengeti National Park, will not now be built.

Africa

Tanzania steps up for the Serengeti and says ‘no’ to asphalt road

Fri, 24/06/2011 - 13:58

Tanzanian Government has announced the proposed asphalt road will not be built.

Africa

Audouin’s Gull breeding population in Greece rapidly declined in the last ten years

Fri, 24/06/2011 - 12:03

The Hellenic Ornithological Society (BirdlLife Greece) are working to save breeding colonies from further declines.

Europe and Central Asia

Saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Fri, 24/06/2011 - 10:28

An international team of conservationists is on an emergency mission to help save one of the world’s rarest birds from extinction.

Asia

An update on Montserrat’s efforts to address the issue of feral livestock

Thu, 23/06/2011 - 17:49

An update on the project ‘Reducing the impact of feral livestock in and around the Centre Hills’.

Americas

EP calls for strong second pillar as part of bigger ask for the overall continuation of agricultural subsidies regardless of their environmental delivery.

Thu, 23/06/2011 - 14:29

Wednesday 23 June, the EP voted the Dess report on ‘The CAP towards 2020; Meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future’. Read the reaction of BirdLife Europe on the European Parliament Dess report.

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

New agreement gives hope for Pacific wildlife

Thu, 23/06/2011 - 09:38

BirdLife and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme have signed a revised Memorandum of Understanding which will strengthen efforts to work on joint conservation objectives across the region.

Pacific

Seabird scientists warn of flaws in New Zealand bycatch framework

Thu, 23/06/2011 - 09:13

Fifty seabird biologists have written to New Zealand’s Fisheries Minister, concerned that the proposed framework for managing the incidental mortality of seabirds in New Zealand fisheries is flawed.

Pacific New Zealand

$4.3 Million for Neotropical Migratory Birds and Habitat Conservation

Wed, 22/06/2011 - 14:12

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today more than $4.3 million in grants for 34 projects that will support neotropical migratory bird conservation throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Americas

Alarm over reports that Barroso is considering cutting most progressive part of Common Agricultural Policy

Wed, 22/06/2011 - 13:49

BirdLife Europe is alarmed by recent reports that Mr. Barroso, the President of the European Commission, is considering scrapping, partially or entirely, the budget of the second pillar (rural development) of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Europe and Central Asia