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COP10: One step forward, two steps back

Thu, 21/10/2010 - 07:42

There are serious concerns for the success of this important summit. For wherever you look at the issues on the negotiation table, more problems are appearing than being resolved.

TEEB should mark the beginning of global economic reform

Wed, 20/10/2010 - 07:17

The new TEEB report shows that it makes economic sense to protect and restore biodiversity.

Delegates must not return empty-handed from Nagoya

Tue, 19/10/2010 - 07:08

The opening statements of almost all developing countries made it clear that they are here on an “all or nothing” ask

CEMEX and BirdLife complete groundbreaking study of biodiversity in operations worldwide

Mon, 18/10/2010 - 09:40

CEMEX has announced the results of a comprehensive scoping study on the biodiversity status of its operations worldwide undertaken in conjunction with BirdLife International, as part of a ten-year global partnership signed in 2007.

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BirdLife office inundated with shot protected birds and illegal hunting reports

Mon, 18/10/2010 - 07:56

Over the last three weeks since the end of BirdLife Malta’s Raptor Camp, the BirdLife office continued to receive shot protected birds and reports of widespread shooting and killing of birds of prey and herons, particularly following unstable weat

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COP10 leaders want to do the right thing

Mon, 18/10/2010 - 07:06

The expectations for the COP10 conference are high, judging by the speeches of the leaders at its opening ceremony.

Participa en la VIII Maratón de Aves de El Salvador

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 22:35

Este 16 y 17 de Octubre, SalvaNATURA celebrará el Festival Mundial de las Aves en El Salvador, con la VIII Maratón de Aves.

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Capítulos del directorio de IBA de las Américas ahora disponibles en español, portugués, francés y holandés

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 22:34

Todos los capítulos nacionales del directorio de Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves (IBAs) de América están disponibles para su descarga en las lenguas oficiales de sus respectivos países. Un total de 19 capítulos están disponibles en español, dos en holandés, uno en francés y otro en portugués.

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Americas IBA directory chapters now available in Spanish (Portuguese, French and Dutch)

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 22:07

All country chapters of the Americas Important Bird Area (IBA) directory are now available for download in their principal languages. A total of 19 chapters are available in Spanish, two in Dutch, one in French and one in Portuguese.

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Banking on biodiversity

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 12:31

Banking on biodiversity is a free book which argues that nature’s riches can play a major role in poverty eradication, but only if governments and businesses recognise the true economic value of the goods and services our environment provides us.

Conserving biodiversity, respecting rights

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 10:49

Few will recognise the role of conservation in reinforcing and asserting people’s rights. In fact there are close links between conservation and human rights, and conservation projects that are well-designed and well-executed can make a significant positive contribution to their fulfilment. This article draws on examples from the work of BirdLife Partners around the world, to explain the linkages, and to demonstrate the contribution the BirdLife Partnership is making...

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Key role for biodiversity in the battle against poverty and climate change

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 08:58

Nature’s riches can play a major role in poverty eradication, but only if governments and businesses recognise the true economic value of the goods and services our environment provides us.

Worldwide

NABU commemorates extinct species

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 06:55

NABU (BirdLife in Germany), organised a demonstration to send a strong message to the German government and the European Environment Ministers, which were finalising their position for the CBD COP10 in Nagoya.

Europe and Central Asia

Emblem of the dry forests

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 05:00

Continuing the series of educational materials for schools in the Americas, this poster-sized fact file highlights the Critically Endangered White-winged Guan (Penelope albipennis), found only in the dry forests of northern Peru, within the Tumbesian region.

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Emblema de los bosques secos

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 05:00

Fichas informativas sobre aves amenazadas y migratorias

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Festival Mundial de las Aves en Ecuador, 2010

Thu, 14/10/2010 - 15:13

El Festival Mundial de las Aves es el evento más grande del planeta que celebra la conservación de las aves y su unión con la gente, se organiza cada año en el mes de octubre en mas de 100 países, congregando a muchas organizaciones gubernamentales y no gubernamentales, estudiantes, docentes, comunidades locales interesadas en la conservación de las aves.

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BirdLife's 5 Asks for COP10 CBD in Nagoya - Video

Thu, 14/10/2010 - 09:39

Short video showing BirdLife's 5 policy asks for the COP-10 CBD meeting in Nagoya, Japan.

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Albatross Task Force Diaries – Juliano Cesar in Brazil

Thu, 14/10/2010 - 08:54

I’ve finally arrived back in the port of Itajaí following my first trip on a fishing vessel as part of the Albatross Task Force team in Brazil...

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