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The World's Rarest Birds photo competition...

Wed, 03/04/2013
The winners of the second international photo competition run by The World’s Rarest Birds book project have been announced and the book launched

Cambridge Conservation Initiative to create...

Tue, 02/04/2013
The launch of the Cambridge Conservation Campus , which will become the hub for the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), was marked by a lecture by Sir David Attenborough.

Hundreds of hikers walking through Lebanon for...

Tue, 02/04/2013
Wearing boots and armed with only the country's new hunting regulations, 150 hikers are trekking through Lebanon for bird conservation

Proposed Gola National Park Gets Additional...

Tue, 02/04/2013
Proposed Gola National Park secures a two year grant from the Aage V. Jensen Charity Foundation.

A Patagonian Jewel: Buenos Aires Plateau

Thu, 28/03/2013

Buenos Aires Plateau will become a protected area

New Protected Area in the Argentinean Puna: Campo...

Thu, 28/03/2013
The creation of the National Protected Area, ‘Campo de Piedra Pómez’, was formalised on 11

Management Planning with local communities in...

Thu, 28/03/2013

A grant has been awarded for $242,160 to the Royal Society for the Conservation of Natu

BirdLife receives leading international...

Thu, 28/03/2013
BirdLife in the Americas has received the award for Biodiversity Conservation Projects in Latin America from the BBVA Foundation (Fundación BBVA), which implements the corporate social responsibility programme of the Spanish-based BBVA banking group.

Nunia Thomas takes charge at NatureFiji-...

Wed, 27/03/2013
Nunia Thomas, NatureFiji-MareqetiViti’s Conservation Co-ordinator has been appointed Director, taking charge of Fiji’s most progressive local conservation organisation.

Happy Birthday Forest & Bird

Wed, 27/03/2013
Donald Stewart, Director of the BirdLife Pacific Partnership, wishes Happy 90th Birthday to our BirdLife Partner in New Zealand.

Bird boxes Iraqi-style

Wed, 27/03/2013
An exciting project in Iraq is developing the next generation of young conservationists and also helping birds.

After five years of success, CEPF commits $10...

Tue, 26/03/2013
Five years ago, in response to the environmental crisis engulfing mainland South-East Asia, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund launched a $10 million grants programme to conserve the critical ecosystems of the Indo-Burma Hotspot.

Can Europe truly protect forests?

Tue, 26/03/2013
European countries, from Norway and Russia to Turkey and Kyrgyzstan have been negotiating for some time now on the future role of forests and the compliance of international and national actions for an enhanced forest protection for almost two years now.

Surprise Spoon-billed Sandpiper sighting at...

Mon, 25/03/2013
Sighting of Critically Endangered bird underlines the global importance of Teluk Air Tawar-Kuala Muda coast IBA, and the benefits of CEMEX's new support of MNS's efforts to conserve the site...

We need your vote to save the albatross

Fri, 22/03/2013
A new Albatross Task Force project needs your help to win the vote for one of this year’s European Outdoor Conservation Association awards.

Restoring a breeding colony for Chinese Crested...

Thu, 21/03/2013
A new ambitious project plans to restore a network of breeding sites for the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern probably the world’s most threatened seabird.

BirdWatch Ireland exhibition in European...

Wed, 20/03/2013
In the context of the Irish EU Presidency (January to June 2013) BirdWatch Ireland arranges a photo exhibition in the European Parliament in Brussels of iconic Irish birds in a way to promote the role of the Irish EU Presidency in securing our well-being, jobs and a sustainable future.

BirdLife mourns the passing of Mindy Baha El Din

Wed, 20/03/2013
It was with great sadness that BirdLife has learnt of the recent death of Mindy Baha El Din, a vocal campaigner and pioneer of conservation in Egypt.