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Environmental NGOs call for EU budget shift from perverse subsidies to investments in ecosystems and green economy

Wed, 13/04/2011 - 18:31

Environmental NGOs, including BirdLife Europe, were highlighted in a public hearing at the European Parliament on the environmental impacts of the EU Budget.

Europe and Central Asia

Grupo Jaragua realiza visita al Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 18:12

Como parte de los proyectos de conservación y protección al medio ambiente y los recursos naturales en la República Dominicana, que realiza el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana), fue realizada la excursión al Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco , con el objetivo de incentivar a la visita del parque.

Americas

Laguna de Oviedo becomes a living classroom during wetlands celebrations in Dominican Republic

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 17:18

On 2 February, Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) started their 2011 calendar of environmental festivities by celebrating World Wetlands Day

Americas

Saving Asia's Vultures from Extinction

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 12:09

Watch the new video to find out more about the Vulture project and to meet the people who are saving Asia's vultures from extinction.

Asia

Wash and dry for rockhopers at rehab centre

Mon, 11/04/2011 - 10:13

The first rockhopper penguins are washed at the newly erected wash-bay facility.

Worldwide

Tribute to conservationist Don Merton

Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:50

Tributes have been paid to New Zealand conservationist Don Merton.

Pacific

Current distribution and population status of the Endangered Azure-rumped Tanager (Tangara cabanisi) in Guatemala

Fri, 08/04/2011 - 20:54

The Azure-rumped Tanager is a globally threatened species restricted to a small area of only 2,500 km2

Americas

Proud moment as BirdLife Partnership in Africa launches Local Conservation Groups report

Fri, 08/04/2011 - 12:16

The BirdLife Partners in Africa have published a report on their experience of working with Site Support Groups.

Africa

Island gets set to wash thousands of penguins

Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:56

Experts arrive on Tristan to help save thousands of Northern Rockhopper Penguins affected by the oil spill.

Worldwide

Help win €30,000 to protect the Kinangop grasslands in Kenya

Wed, 06/04/2011 - 13:25

NatureKenya (BirdLife Partner) is looking for funds to help save the Kinangop grassland

Africa

Penguin rehab updates

Tue, 05/04/2011 - 16:41

On this page you can follow progress of the number of penguins leaving the 'rehab' centre and returning to the wild.

Americas

First Tristan penguins released from 'rehab'

Tue, 05/04/2011 - 11:08

The first 24 penguins of more than 3,600 admitted to the 'rehab centre' have been released back to the wild.

Worldwide

RSCN supports Earth Hour with positive actions for the planet

Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:19

Continuing a three-year tradition, The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN, BirdLife Partner in Jordan), with support from Investbank, hosted “Lights Out Jordan: Earth Hour 2011

Middle East Jordan

Got a conservation emergency? Now there's help

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 14:55

The Rapid Response Facility provides small grants, focusing on UNESCO natural World Heritage sites, in response to applications for urgent support.

Worldwide

Nightingale Island emergency appeal

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 12:58

The Nightingale Island disaster fighting fund will be used to help the penguins and other wildlife affected by the oil.

Worldwide

La Laguna de Oviedo es convertida en un aula viviente en honor a los humedales

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 01:13

El pasado 2 de febrero, el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana) inauguró su calendario de celebraciones ambientales con el Día Mundial de los Humedales, y para celebrar desarrolló un programa de actividades educativas en torno a la conservación y el uso sostenible de la laguna de Oviedo.

Americas

Sat Nav parrots show way to go

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 00:00

New studies show that both sexes respond better to taking Sat Nav directions from talking parrots.

Worldwide

African IBA monitoring project looks to sustainable future

Sun, 27/03/2011 - 10:13

African countries meet to look at how to meet their Convention of Biological Diversity obligations.

Africa