Underbird ahead in the New Zealand polls

Wed, 16/11/2011
Our Critically Endangered parrot, the Kakapo, and our blue-suited swamp hen, the Pukeko, are well in front of the flock in Forest & Bird’s (BirdLife in New Zealand) annual Bird of the Year poll.

BirdLife Europe calls for a renewables revolution...

Tue, 15/11/2011
With the launch of its new report, Meeting Europe’s Renewable Energy Targets in Harmony with Nature, in Brussels on 22 November, BirdLife Europe wants to show how we can meet our 2020 renewable energy targets without impacting on wildlife.

Music and Migration II : a musical appeal to stop...

Tue, 15/11/2011
UK/DK Music label 'Second Language' releases Music and Migration II in support of BirdLife Malta's campaign against illegal bird killing

Sustainable birdwatching tourism to grow in Europe

Mon, 14/11/2011
A successful flagship project that has been making birdwatching tourism sustainable in Spain and Portugal has been granted funding in order to expand into more Mediterranean countries.

New book reveals natural wealth of remarkable...

Mon, 14/11/2011
A new book detailing the biodiversity of one of the most remarkable forests in Madagascar, Tsitongambarika, has just been published.

BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 17

Sat, 12/11/2011
The BirdLife Partnership are calling on the parties to the Climate Change Convention to six key asks.

National adaptation planning should deliver to...

Fri, 11/11/2011
Adaptation strategies aim to reduce the impact and cost of climate change by decreasing vulnerability and increasing resilience.

BirdLife’s approach to working locally

Fri, 11/11/2011
Local knowledge, motivation, sustainability, efficiency, legitimacy and empowerment are all benefits of working locally.

A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of...

Fri, 11/11/2011
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation is an effective approach to adaptation that deserves more policy support.

Improving the conservation status of migratory...

Thu, 10/11/2011
BirdLife wants approval for resolution to improve the conservation status of African-Eurasian migratory landbirds.

World experts discuss climate change at RSPB co-...

Wed, 09/11/2011
Some of the world’s leading experts on climate change, wildlife and natural systems gathered earlier today at the UK's Royal Society, to discuss the latest research on the ecological impacts of global warming

Threatened whistling-ducks arrive at Woodbourne,...

Wed, 09/11/2011
Flooding at BirdLife's Woodbourne Shorebird Refuge in Barbados reduced the amount of suitable stop-over habitat for shorebirds this autumn, but this proved good for ducks and in September, two globally threatened West Indian Whistling-ducks turned up - the first time the species has been on the island for 50 years.

Minimising the risk of poisoning to migratory...

Tue, 08/11/2011
Poisoning – both deliberate and accidental – is one of the major problems facing migratory birds worldwide.

Powerlines and migratory birds

Tue, 08/11/2011
BirdLife International is challenging the energy sector to improve the bird safety standards of powerlines in Europe.

Fifteen new fundraisers in East Africa!

Tue, 08/11/2011
Fifteen young conservationists from six East African countries (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Ethiopia) successfully completed a project development, proposal writing and fundraising workshop at Mpala Research Centre in Kenya from 22-26 October.

Migratory species conservation in the light of...

Mon, 07/11/2011
BirdLife International is supporting a proposal on addressing climate change issues for migratory species.

Proposal to include Saker Falcon on Appendix 1 of...

Sat, 05/11/2011
BirdLife Internatiional is supporting the proposal for listing Saker Falcon on the CMS list of Endangered Migratory Species.