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A Cocktail of Invasive Species in Lake Naivasha

Thu, 18/10/2012
Why the Fish Eagle’s striking call signifies urgent action to tackle ‘Intruders’ in Lake Naivasha.

Kenya’s Tana River Delta Designated as newest...

Thu, 18/10/2012
A key milestone in conservation efforts in Kenya achieved as the Tana River Delta is designated as a Ramsar site.

Opposing views and progress: mid-conference...

Wed, 17/10/2012
News directly from the hard-working BirdLife policy team in Hyderabad, India, where negotiations of the CBD are in their final week...

Empowering the Grassroots Megaposter

Wed, 17/10/2012
BirdLife has won the COP 11 Jury Choice Award for the “Mega-poster” exhibition and competition organised by the CBD Secretariat’s Biodiversity for Development Unit.

Children's Festival in Lebanon celebrates...

Wed, 17/10/2012
A day full of environmental activities attracted more than 150 students aged between 8 and 12 from Aanjar and its neighboring villages in Lebanon under the theme of “The Secrets of Bird Migration and Forests of Hope”.

Working together out of poverty

Wed, 17/10/2012
A look at what the BirdLife Partnership is doing to help eradicate poverty
The burning of the visitor's centre has been widely criticised (Guyra Paraguay)

Outrage at extreme act of vandalism in San Rafael

Tue, 16/10/2012
Guyra Paraguay staff in Asunción, Paraguay, have received the disturbing news that three people have burnt down the visitors’ house at the Kanguery administrative center in Guyra Paraguay’s “Guyra Reta” reserve in San Rafael.

Uganda’s Golden Jubilee Independence Celebrations...

Tue, 16/10/2012

It is the morning of Tuesday 9th October 2012 and Ugandan streets and buildings are ful

Conservation Leadership Programme - Applications...

Tue, 16/10/2012
Call for applications now open for the 2013 Conservation Awards. Over $800,000 USD in grants are available each year through these awards, which are aimed at early-career conservationists from all over the world. The programme aims to promote the development of future conservation leaders and provide them with the capacity to address the most significant conservation issues of our time.

Marine conservation e-Atlas marks a breakthrough...

Mon, 15/10/2012
The e-Atlas covers 3,000 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and is the first global inventory of important sites for the conservation of migratory marine species

Into the deep unknown – scientists unveil the...

Mon, 15/10/2012
Safeguarding the world’s oceans is a global undertaking, and BirdLife has provided scientific data and policy support at COP11 in Hyderabad.

Sharing experiences on effective biodiversity...

Mon, 15/10/2012
The major role corporates have to play in conservation in relation to sustainable development models for India and Japan was discussed at a COP11 side event

Filling the information gap: how bird data can...

Fri, 12/10/2012
Assisting governments in develop National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) is the purpose of a new guide made available this week at COP11.

The cost of conservation: US$80 billion a year...

Thu, 11/10/2012
A new study provides hard figures estimating the investments needed to reduce the extinction risk for all known threatened species at US$4 billion annually, with a further US$76 billion needed each year to protect and effectively manage terrestrial sites of global conservation significance.

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.