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Seabirds and rodents on Australia’s outlying islands

Tue, 07/06/2011 - 02:14

Birds Australia has identified Macquarie Island as an IBA. Measures to reduce the number of introduced mammals on the island are crucial for seabird conservation...

Pacific Australia Invasive Alien Species - Pacific

Big birds lose out in a crowded world

Mon, 06/06/2011 - 22:30

One of the world’s largest species of bird is on the brink of extinction according to the 2011 IUCN Red List for birds.

Pacific

Celebrating the Uluguru watersheds for World Environment Day

Mon, 06/06/2011 - 13:28

Villagers celebrate project which is raising local incomes and protecting the forests.

Africa

Bulgarian Important Bird Areas protected

Mon, 06/06/2011 - 10:10

The Bulgarian government has confirmed Special Protection Area extensions for four key Important Bird Areas.

Europe and Central Asia

BirdLife launches new website section for World Environment Day

Sat, 04/06/2011 - 23:01

To celebrate World Environment Day, we've launched 'focusing on people', a new website section showcasing the BirdLife Partnership's work.

Pacific

BirdLife International staff celebrate the 2011 World Migratory Bird Day

Thu, 02/06/2011 - 12:08

Nature Kenya members, the local Maasai community and Olorgesaile Museum staff join in a birdwalk at Olorgesaile Prehistoric Site

Africa

Counting, monitoring and conserving birds and biodiversity in Botswana

Thu, 02/06/2011 - 10:53

BirdLife Botswana have set up a bird monitoring programme

Africa

Nuevos proyectos financiados por el Acta (USFWS) para las Américas

Wed, 01/06/2011 - 23:43

El Secretariado de las Américas de BirdLife International y sus socios fueron beneficiados con el financiamiento de dos proyectos

Americas

Migratory Birds, Flyways and Saline Lakes

Wed, 01/06/2011 - 23:00

A flyways initiative has now been established that addresses migratory bird conservation along the flyway, with Laguna Mar Chiquita a key IBA.

Americas

República Dominicana celebró el Día Mundial de las Aves

Wed, 01/06/2011 - 03:51

Las aves han acompañado al hombre a lo largo de la historia. Sus cantos les han alegrado la vida, y su belleza y colorido han inspirado a pintores, escritores y poetas. Pero ese mismo hombre al que han dado tanto goce, es también su mayor peligro.

Americas

SAVE Brasil calls upon the President to veto 'retrograde' changes to forest law

Fri, 27/05/2011 - 12:20

Reforms to Brazil's forest code will significantly increase deforestation.

Worldwide

Reserves created for Endangered Fringe-backed Fire-eye

Thu, 26/05/2011 - 15:38

Two Private Nature Reserves in Bahia State, Brazil will help protect the Endangered Fringe-backed Fire-eye

Americas

Hunting threat to Critically Endangered Dwarf Olive Ibis

Wed, 25/05/2011 - 15:43

Concerns that hunting pressures are increasing on the Critically Endangered Dwarf Olive Ibis have been confirmed.

Africa

Monitoreo participativo de la avifauna en las IBA del Noroccidente de Pichincha, Ecuador

Mon, 23/05/2011 - 21:31

Como parte del proyecto “Gestión ambiental local para la conservación participativa de tres IBA en el noroccidente de Pichincha”, el monitoreo participativo es una actividad que permite conocer el estado de conservación de la avifauna de las IBA de Mindo y Estribaciones Occidental del Volcán Pichincha EC 043, Los Bancos-Milpe EC 041 y Río Caoní EC 040, así como que las comunidades locales intervengan en acciones directas de investigación y conservación de las áreas naturales.

Americas

Nuevos registros de aves en localidades de la IBA de Río Caoní (EC 040)

Mon, 23/05/2011 - 20:48

Como parte del monitoreo participativo en las IBAs del Noroccidente de Pichincha realizado por Aves & Conservación y los miembros de los Grupos de Apoyo Local (GAL), se registró una nueva especie de ave Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) para la Reserva Mangaloma.

Americas

BirdLife renews its commitment to work for wetlands

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 10:12

BirdLife and the Ramsar Convention Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to continue their ongoing partnership to further develop and implement the Convention.

Pacific

NABU launches Fishing for Litter initiative in Germany.

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 09:30

The Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) has started the Fishing for Litter initiative

Europe and Central Asia Germany Seabirds and Marine

Aren’t Birds Brilliant? BirdLife Europe celebrates Day of Biodiversity

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 08:09

BirdLife Europe celebrates the beauty of nature at ‘Aren’t Birds Brilliant’ events to mark International Day of Biological Diversity, Sunday 22 May .

Europe and Central Asia