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CAP disappoints on green hopes

Wed, 12/10/2011
BirdLife is deeply disappointed with the CAP reform proposals that have emerged from the Commission.

New Zealand must wake up to oil spill dangers

Wed, 12/10/2011
Forest & Bird have said the unfolding oil spill disaster in the Bay of Plenty is a stark warning about the potential catastrophe that could result from deep sea oil drilling in our waters.

No soda ash mining at Lake Natron without...

Tue, 11/10/2011
"When we talk of sustainable use of natural resources, we mean for the benefit of current and future generations, now extraction of soda ash for sure can’t be beneficial to the future generations." Dr. Julius Ningu of the Vice President’s Office.

Planning process for Tana River Delta under way!

Tue, 11/10/2011
A high-level meeting has stated the need for a strategic plan for the Delta.

Action needed to prevent environmental disaster...

Mon, 10/10/2011
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) have said urgent action is needed to avoid an environmental disaster and to minimise seabird deaths as a result of the oil spill off the Bay of Plenty coast.

America, the continent of birds

Fri, 07/10/2011
October is the month to celebrate birds in the Americas, and as in previous years, both BirdLife Partner and non-partner organizations are joining the celebrations. At least 12 organizations have already started their celebratory activities, ranging from outdoor walks, birding tours, painting and photography competitions, and educational talks, among others.

América, el continente de las Aves

Fri, 07/10/2011
Octubre es el mes de las Aves en las Américas y como es usual, organizaciones socias y no socias de BirdLife se unen este año a la misma. Al menos 12 organizaciones han iniciado ya sus actividades que van desde caminatas al aire libre, visitas de observación de aves, concursos de pintura y fotografía, charlas educativas, entre otras.

Hima Fund now available for Middle East IBAs

Fri, 07/10/2011
Funds are available for a traditional approach to conserving biodiversity and managing natural resources, the Hima system.

Environment Commissioners win a round for...

Thu, 06/10/2011
The European Commission has made a timid step forward towards honoring its commitment to integrate biodiversity in its legislative proposal on the Cohesion Policy, one of the two main components of the EU Budget.

BirdLife Europe continues to strengthen ties...

Thu, 06/10/2011
BirdLife Europe, in collaboration with BirdLife Partners organised a lunch debate on the topic 'Business for Biodiversity, Sustainable solutions for a changing world'.

Nature Canada Seeks Public Support to Send...

Wed, 05/10/2011
Nature Canada (BirdLife Partner) has entered a funding competition to give 13 Canadian youth the opportunity of a lifetime aboard Arctic Expedition 2012.

BirdLife International and HeidelbergCement...

Wed, 05/10/2011
BirdLife International and HeidelbergCement, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of building materials, launched a biodiversity partnership.

EU scientists confirms bio-energy accounting error

Wed, 05/10/2011
A new report by the European Environment Agency highlights a major carbon accounting flaw in EU legislation.

Department of Environment Logo Competition Rules

Tue, 04/10/2011
The Department of Environment Montserrat has announced a logo competition with a prize of $500 USD on offer.

A call to action for Australian birds

Sun, 02/10/2011
The Action Plan for Australian Birds describes the populations of species at greatest risk and outlines ways they can be turned around.

BirdLife International Partnership honoured with...

Sat, 01/10/2011
The award from the Loro Parque Foundation recognises BirdLife’s contribution to the conservation of biodiversity.

For lovebirds everywhere

Fri, 30/09/2011
Birdlife International has teamed up with the Good Gifts Catalogue to raise funds for Lilian’s Lovebirds Agapornis lilianae in Malawi.

Nature Seychelles wins innovation prize

Fri, 30/09/2011
Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) has won the 2011 International Innovation Prize from the World Leisure Organisation.