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

Middle East Jordan

Got a conservation emergency? Now there's help

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 14:55

The Rapid Response Facility provides small grants, focusing on UNESCO natural World Heritage sites, in response to applications for urgent support.


Nightingale Island emergency appeal

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 12:58

The Nightingale Island disaster fighting fund will be used to help the penguins and other wildlife affected by the oil.


La Laguna de Oviedo es convertida en un aula viviente en honor a los humedales

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 01:13

El pasado 2 de febrero, el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana) inauguró su calendario de celebraciones ambientales con el Día Mundial de los Humedales, y para celebrar desarrolló un programa de actividades educativas en torno a la conservación y el uso sostenible de la laguna de Oviedo.


Sat Nav parrots show way to go

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 00:00

New studies show that both sexes respond better to taking Sat Nav directions from talking parrots.


African IBA monitoring project looks to sustainable future

Sun, 27/03/2011 - 10:13

African countries meet to look at how to meet their Convention of Biological Diversity obligations.


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Sat, 26/03/2011 - 14:35

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Tristan Islanders rally to save oiled penguins

Fri, 25/03/2011 - 13:17

A penguin rehabilitation centre has been set up on the main island of Tristan da Cunha, as fears grow that more than 10,000 have been hit by oil.


Swarovski Optik announces new conservation commitment

Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:22

Swarovski Optik announce they will be providing further support for the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme.

Middle East Preventing Extinctions

Spoony wins hearts and votes from Disney’s Friends for Change

Thu, 24/03/2011 - 11:04

‘Saving Spoony’s Chinese Wetlands’, BirdLife’s project to save two key resting and feeding sites used by Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers in China, has been selected to receive a $100,000 grant by The Walt Disney Company, through Disney’s Friends for Change.


Video report from Nightingale Island on oil spill

Wed, 23/03/2011 - 11:17

Where's Andrew TV arrived on Nightingale Island on March 23, 2011. This is what he saw.


New study reveals biofuels carbon con

Tue, 22/03/2011 - 13:53

African biofuels destined for Europe will result in up to six times the carbon emissions of fossil fuels, a new study has revealed.

Europe and Central Asia

World Water Day: thirsty cities

Tue, 22/03/2011 - 13:13

Coping with the growing water needs of cities is one of the most pressing challenges of this century. Half of the world’s population now lives in cities and it’s estimated that within two decades this will increase to nearly 60% of the population, or five billion people.