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1st Call for proposals, and launch of new funding...

Tue, 18/09/2012
BirdLife International, IUCN and EWNHS have launched a new funding opportunity for conservation in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot
The new land will link up two existing reserves (Richard Osbourne)

Nature Iraq helps UK wildlife

Tue, 18/09/2012
Nature Iraq (BirdLife Partner), the leading wildlife conservation NGO in Iraq, is very pleased to make a donation of $1000 to Norfolk Wildlife Trust's appeal to purchase 58 ha of land next to Cley Marshes, Norfolk, England.

Gaining recognition for community-based...

Sun, 16/09/2012
Sales of tree seedlings from communal nurseries set up by forest dependent families in the municipality of Mangatarem, in the east of the island of Luzon, The Philippines, have provided enough income to meet daily needs, while helping with the reforestation of the Zambales Mountains Important Bird Area.

Living on the Edge: protecting and restoring...

Sun, 16/09/2012
Birds and people depend on natural resources for their survival. The intricate link between people and their environment is especially apparent in the Sahel, with its millions of people (and hundreds of millions of goats), its unpredictable rainfall, and the increasing pressure on wetlands, trees and grasslands which are also used by billions of migratory and Afrotropical birds.

Livelihoods and conservation in the Philippines

Sun, 16/09/2012
The Mount Hilong-hilong Important Bird Area (IBA), one of the last tracts of lowland rainforest in the northeast of mainland Mindanao in the Philippines, is the home of the globally threatened Philippine Eagle, and of the indigenous Mamanwas and Manobos.

School attendance rises and disease falls in the...

Sun, 16/09/2012

Indigenous Bagyeli and Bakola communities in Cameroon are highly marginalised, and most

Micro-loans and a voice for women around the Gola...

Sun, 16/09/2012
As part of the “Across The River” Trans-boundary Peace Park project in the Gola forest between Sierra Leone and Liberia, BirdLife Partners are making sure that local people benefit from the conservation and sustainable use of the forest.

Securing tenure and livelihoods in Paraguay’s...

Sun, 16/09/2012

BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay is working with local communities at Important Bird Are

Agreements that seek to protect 474 hectares of...

Thu, 13/09/2012
During the 2012 BirdLife Americas Partnership Meeting three agreements were signed for land acquisition in key IBAs in Argentina, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic.
(Benedict.adam; Flickr.com)

Cook Islands unveils world's largest marine...

Thu, 13/09/2012
The world’s largest marine park has been launched in the Cook Islands located in the Pacific Ocean.

Launch of the 2012 ‘Spring Alive’ Season in Africa

Wed, 12/09/2012

On 1st of September 2012, (8) African BirdLife International Partners will star

BirdLife Africa Partnership participates at...

Wed, 12/09/2012
The BirdLife Africa Partnership is participating at the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) meeting currently underway in Arusha, Tanzania.

Palau shortlisted for the 2012 Future Policy Award

Wed, 12/09/2012
The Palau Conservation Society (PCS - BirdLife Partner) are delighted that two of the six short-listed policies for the 2012 Future Policy Award are from their Pacific Island nation. The 2012 Future Policy Award, an international award that celebrates effective and exemplary policies...

New Zealand bird of the year poll opens...

Tue, 11/09/2012
TV personality Te Radar, comedian Raybon Kan and actress Jennifer Ward-Lealand will be championing their favourite native bird in Forest & Bird's (BirdLife in New Zealand) annual Bird of the Year poll, which kicks off today...

Funding for birds in woodlands and beaches down-...

Mon, 10/09/2012
It is with great pride that BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) can announce that the efforts of our successful and highly regarded ‘Woodland Birds for Biodoiversity’ and ‘Beach-nesting Birds’ projects have both been recognised as outstanding by the Australian Government, which has agreed to fund them for another year through the Caring For Our Country program...