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Forest & Bird welcomes new marine reserve, but more needed...

Fri, 26/08/2011 - 02:09

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) said today it welcomed the upcoming official opening of the Tawharanui Marine Reserve north of Auckland but warned it was a drop in the ocean compared with what is needed to give adequate protection to New Zealand’s marine life...

Pacific

Farmland birds in Europe fall to lowest levels

Thu, 25/08/2011 - 13:14

Farmland bird populations across Europe are at their lowest levels since records began, new figures reveal.

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

British birdwatchers rally to save their summer migrants

Fri, 19/08/2011 - 02:43

Millions of birds leave Africa each spring and head north to nest in the UK and other parts of Europe, only to return to Africa each autumn. However this multi-million-winged migration is under threat.

Europe and Central Asia

Audubon Hog Island Camp Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Thu, 18/08/2011 - 11:16

A model for conservation education and one of the US’s greatest environmental education success stories celebrates 75 years.

Americas

New book: "THE BREEDING BIRDS OF MALTA"

Thu, 18/08/2011 - 08:21

In August, BirdLife Malta has sent out a new book titled "Breeding Birds of malta". The aim of this publication is to review and update the status of the breeding birds of Malta, and to present a historical overview.

Europe and Central Asia Malta

Conserving nature, empowering women in Paraguay

Mon, 15/08/2011 - 09:07

Nature Canada has successfully completed its latest project in Paraguay, where it helped nearly 500 women farmers in four rural communities to increase their food security and improve their health.

Africa

Move to halt Pacific bird extinctions - interview with Don Stewart

Mon, 15/08/2011 - 03:59

Read the Radio Australia interview between Don Stewart (BirdLife Director for the Pacific Partnership) and presenter Jemima Garrett...

Toh Bird Festival 2011

Wed, 10/08/2011 - 17:14

10 years ago, the magic of the turquoise plumage of the Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa) inspired the creation of the Yucatan Bird

Climate Change: from talk to action

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 14:57

The Stop Climate Chaos Scotland coalition (SCCS), within which RSPB Scotland is a key player, is the largest and most powerful civil society coalition in Scotland. The coalition is composed with different civil society groups which work together under a common goal: to stop climate chaos. They call on civil society groups in other countries to work together to create momentum for urgent action on climate change, and have produced a short film about the role of SCCS in influencing the Scottish Climate Change Act.

Europe and Central Asia

Peter and Jane: A Short Film about Biofuels

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 10:27

More than 20 environmental organisations across Europe are calling on the EU to stop the environmental damage caused by EU biofuels targets with the help of Peter and Jane, characters in this specially-created animated short film.

Europe and Central Asia

Audubon Welcomes Good News from Washington, D.C.

Tue, 02/08/2011 - 15:49

The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday afternoon to protect wildlife on the brink of extinction by supporting an amendment in the Interior and Environment spending bill to uphold safeguards for endangered species.

Americas

"The missing" visitors in Cyprus are not tourists but birds !

Fri, 29/07/2011 - 13:21

BirdLife Cyprus has created this short film on the trapping situation in Cyprus

Europe and Central Asia

The eagles have landed (online)

Fri, 29/07/2011 - 03:28

Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) have launched EagleCAM - a live 24-hour remote video feed brought to you from the Discovery Centre in Sydney...

Pacific

Birds of Ghana book aims to inspire a new generation of conservationists

Thu, 28/07/2011 - 16:54

The first field guide to the birds of Ghana is intended for the people of Ghana rather than overseas visitors.

Africa

Stamps raise funds for threatened Henderson Petrel

Fri, 22/07/2011 - 09:46

Buy endemic birds stamps and help the RSPB's (BirdLife in the UK) Henderson Island Restoration Project.

Pacific

Universities invest in Seychelles Warbler research

Wed, 20/07/2011 - 12:16

Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) has received a total of £40,000 to renovate the Cousin Island Field Station.

Africa

What does the Serengeti Highway decision mean for Lake Natron?

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 11:25

Concerns raised over road construction plans and effects on Lake Natron and its flamingos.

Africa

Syrian ibises fledge; Morocco’s ibis wardens need your support

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 10:00

Northern Bald Ibis is being tracked from Syria through the Arabian peninsula whilst in Morocco wardens are needed to protect the breeding sites

Middle East Morocco Preventing Extinctions - Africa