Wed, 06/10/2010 - 12:16
The Tana River Delta on Kenya’s coast is at cross-roads. The massive pressure to exploit the area for growing sugar and biofuel crops amongst other development pressure is forcing an intense campaign to ensure that the delta’s peerless natural environment...
Wed, 06/10/2010 - 10:55
After more than a month without word, Dinara (a Sociable Lapwing) sprung a double surprise today when we received not only a new transmission with details of her current location but also confirmation that she is in southern Uzbekistan!
Wed, 06/10/2010 - 08:39
An Osprey ringed in Germany by NABU (BirdLife Partner) as part of a conservation project was recovered by the ALE and BirdLife Malta (BirdLife Partner) yesterday afternoon, shortly after being illegally shot in the Salina Bird Sanctuary.
Europe and Central Asia
Birds in Europe
Tue, 05/10/2010 - 16:32
This week BirdLife International and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) are launching a new project to create a conservation strategy for mountain ranges across eastern Africa, from Saudi Arabia and Yemen in the north to Zimbabwe in the south.
Tue, 05/10/2010 - 13:49
Short video about the BirdLife Partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.
Tue, 05/10/2010 - 08:09
Birds Australia's (BirdLife Partner) Threatened Bird Network has announced that it’s time once again to start looking for Australia’s most rare and cryptic wetland species; the Australian Painted Snipe (APS).
Mon, 04/10/2010 - 15:48
Este año el Festival Mundial de las Aves se une a la celebración del año de la Biodiversidad con el lema: “La Biodiversidad es vida, la Biodiversidad es nuestra vida”. La Familia de BirdLife International junto a otras organizaciones espera poder llegar a un gran número de personas con el mensaje sobre el rol que cada uno juega en la conservación de la diversidad biológica y en particular de las aves y sus ambientes.
Mon, 04/10/2010 - 13:27
BirdLife South Africa (BirdLife Partner) is at the forefront of seabird conservation action, locally and internationally. The SOS Festival is a National Marine Month initiative from BirdLife South Africa’s Seabird Division. It will run from 11–17 October 2010, and aims to focus public awareness on seabird conservation problems and the work currently being done by BirdLife South Africa and other organisations to address these issues.
Mon, 04/10/2010 - 10:13
In a significant contribution to indicators that track trends in the rate of global biodiversity loss, the BirdLife Partnership has developed a standard framework for monitoring Important Bird Areas (IBAs).
Sat, 02/10/2010 - 19:00
Effective implementation of the CBD continues to be severely hampered by insufficient financial resources. This is a pervasive problem but at its most acute in developing countries.
Sat, 02/10/2010 - 18:00
Access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their use is one of the three fundamental objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
Sat, 02/10/2010 - 17:00
Protected areas are a cornerstone of biodiversity conservation. The CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas (POWPA) has helped to galvanise action. BirdLife has been a member of the ‘Friends of POWPA’- an informal group of NGOs and Governments which has supported the CBD Secretariat to build capacity, raise awareness and encourage regular reporting on POWPA.