First announcement: Council for the Africa...

Thu, 22/12/2011
The next Council for the Africa Partnership meeting will take place in Kenya between 26 and 30 March 2012. Read all about it!

Global assessment identifies world’s most...

Thu, 22/12/2011
A new paper published by BirdLife scientists identifies those forests that appear to be the most important for bird species, and are in most urgent need of conservation.

Todo un éxito: Los productores de Ganado del Cono...

Tue, 20/12/2011
Una vez más se reunieron los productores de ganado en campo nativo y representantes de la

A resounding success: Cattle Ranchers in the...

Tue, 20/12/2011
For the fifth year in succession, cattle ranchers and representatives of the conservation community in the Southern Cone of South America have gathered to discuss the conservation of natural grasslands

Aircraft carrier and helicopters come to unique...

Tue, 20/12/2011
A ground-breaking $2.3million RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) project to eliminate introduced rats from an uninhabited island in the central Pacific has attempted to remove the fingerprints of man from an otherwise idyllic tropical paradise.

Oil Spill update from New Zealand

Mon, 19/12/2011
The last two months of 2011 brought some good news for Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) in the wake of the country’s worst ever maritime environmental disaster in October.

Conservation fund for the Mediterranean Basin...

Mon, 19/12/2011
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) investment in the Mediterranean Basin will have an implemtation team comprising BirdLife Partners and the BirdLife International Global Secretariat and Middle East Division.

WorldBirds database is building the bigger...

Fri, 16/12/2011
WorldBirds, the birdwatching database set up by BirdLife to record the observations of professional and citizen scientists all over the world, has passed the three million records milestone.

Fiji Petrel crash-lands in Gau

Fri, 16/12/2011
NatureFiji-MareqetiViti recently recovered and released a Fiji Petrel after it landed in a village on Gau Island, Fiji, where this enigmatic species is believed to breed.

Empowering the Grassroots

Thu, 15/12/2011
In support of its Local Empowerment Programme, BirdLife has published Empowering the Grassroots, which examines the work of Important Bird Area Local Conservation Groups around the world.

The Birth of BirdLife Australia

Wed, 14/12/2011
Read about how a new, stronger bird conservation organisation for Australia is being formed called BirdLife Australia...

Roadmap to a new global agreement – what did...

Tue, 13/12/2011
The UN climate change talks in Durban have ended and kept alive negotiations for a fair, ambitious and binding deal. But much still needs to be worked out.

State of Palau’s Birds report launched

Tue, 13/12/2011
The Palau Conservation Society (PCS - BirdLife in Palau), is pleased to announce the release of a new publication entitled State of the Birds 2010: A conservation guide for communities and policymakers...

The EU continues to fail in financing successful...

Mon, 12/12/2011
On Monday 12 December, the European Commission proposed the renewal after 2013 of the LIFE programme, a key tool for financing biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network.

Official report confirms massive misuse of EU...

Mon, 12/12/2011
On Monday 12 December, the EU Court of Auditors published a report damning costly failures to eliminate overfishing in Europe.

New report reveals dramatic changes in the UKs...

Fri, 09/12/2011
The State of the UK’s Birds 2011 report, recently produced by the RSPB in coalition with other British Environmental NGOs, highlights signs of dramatic changes for some wetland birds.

Heads bring security to climate talks

Thu, 08/12/2011
This post shares thoughts and experiences from the Climate Change Conference currently going on in Durban South Africa. It is the 17th Conference of Parties – simply put, COP 17.