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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

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Sat, 26/03/2011 - 14:35

By making a regular monthly donation to BirdLife International you would be providing us with a steady income.

Tristan Islanders rally to save oiled penguins

Fri, 25/03/2011 - 13:17

A penguin rehabilitation centre has been set up on the main island of Tristan da Cunha, as fears grow that more than 10,000 have been hit by oil.

Worldwide

Swarovski Optik announces new conservation commitment

Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:22

Swarovski Optik announce they will be providing further support for the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme.

Middle East Preventing Extinctions

Spoony wins hearts and votes from Disney’s Friends for Change

Thu, 24/03/2011 - 11:04

‘Saving Spoony’s Chinese Wetlands’, BirdLife’s project to save two key resting and feeding sites used by Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers in China, has been selected to receive a $100,000 grant by The Walt Disney Company, through Disney’s Friends for Change.

Asia

Video report from Nightingale Island on oil spill

Wed, 23/03/2011 - 11:17

Where's Andrew TV arrived on Nightingale Island on March 23, 2011. This is what he saw.

Africa

New study reveals biofuels carbon con

Tue, 22/03/2011 - 13:53

African biofuels destined for Europe will result in up to six times the carbon emissions of fossil fuels, a new study has revealed.

Europe and Central Asia

World Water Day: thirsty cities

Tue, 22/03/2011 - 13:13

Coping with the growing water needs of cities is one of the most pressing challenges of this century. Half of the world’s population now lives in cities and it’s estimated that within two decades this will increase to nearly 60% of the population, or five billion people.

Worldwide

Artist aims to raise a million Rand for Kamfers Dam flamingos

Tue, 22/03/2011 - 08:00

An exhibition by Jeremy Houghton, inspired by flamingos, will be raising funds in support of the Kamfers Dam wetlands, the largest Lesser Flamingo breeding population in South Africa.

Europe and Central Asia

Race to save oiled penguins after tanker strikes Tristan da Cunha

Mon, 21/03/2011 - 11:46

Hundreds of oiled penguins have been found following a substantial oil leak from a grounded cargo vessel on Nightingale Island, Tristan da Cunha

Worldwide

BirdLife South Africa’s Bird Clubs & Branches

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 09:56

This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them. The review is part of a project funded by the Aage V. Jensen Foundation.

Africa

The Network of Important Bird Areas in Québec, Canada

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 09:43

The purpose of this article is to explore the emerging Important Bird Area (IBA) Caretaker Network in Québec within the Canadian context with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the values of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

Americas

Local Conservation Groups in Malawi – Partnerships for conservation and development

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 09:35

This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them. The review is part of a project funded by the Aage V. Jensen Foundation.

Africa

The Indian Bird Conservation Network

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 08:56

This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them. The review is part of a project funded by the Aage V. Jensen Foundation.

Asia

The IBA Caretaker Network in Poland

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 08:55

The purpose of this report is to explore and analyse the IBA Caretaker Network in Poland with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the value of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

Europe and Central Asia

Local Conservation Groups in Nepal – Partnerships for conservation and development

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 08:37

This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them. It is based on a visit to Nepal by David Thomas in November 2010, and is based on discussions between DT and Ishana Thapa (Senior Conservation Officer) and a visit together to LCGs at Phulchoki IBA.

Asia Nepal Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia

The IBA Local Conservation Groups Network in Chiapas and Yucatan Peninsula- México

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:59

Several BirdLife Partners are demonstrating success in establishing and coordinating Local Conservation Networks. This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them.

Americas