Guyra Paraguay recibe Premio a los Líderes del Paraguay: Premio Líder en Medio Ambiente

Fri, 03/12/2010 - 13:39

El premio otorgado a Guyra Paraguay lo recibió el Dr. Claudio Prieto (Miembro de la Junta Directiva), en nombre de la persona de Alberto Yanosky (Director Ejecutivo), quien figuraba en la web como nominado. En palabras sencillas, el Dr. Prieto agradeció el reconocimiento recibido que es un aliciente al trabajo ya que este año pasamos por muchas situaciones desfavorables en la Conservación de la Biodiversidad, agradeció mucho el apoyo de la gente y también el compromiso demostrado por todo el equipo profesional de Guyra Paraguay. Tras la foto oficial de los Líderes 2010 el evento culminó con un acto musical presentado por el grupo Sembrador y un brindis de honor.


Africa Climate exChange online

Thu, 02/12/2010 - 13:47

Have you visited Africa Climate exChange, the one stop shop on information on climate change, mitigation and adaptation in Africa?


Birds flying in the Prado Museum

Thu, 02/12/2010 - 12:54

Kingfishers, bustards, robins, spoonbills, eagles, vultures, falcons, hoopoes and goldfinches, among many other birds who ‘fly’ in the Prado Museum.

Europe and Central Asia

Spoony needs your vote!

Thu, 02/12/2010 - 10:40

BirdLife’s work to save two key resting and feeding sites in China, used by one of the world’s oddest and most appealing waterbirds is to receive support from Disney’s Friends for Change initiative.


The World's Rarest runs follow-up photo competition

Wed, 01/12/2010 - 12:52

The World’s Rarest project team is delighted to report a fantastic response to The World's Rarest Birds Photo Competition which closed at the end of August.


Haribon embraces the iphone

Wed, 01/12/2010 - 09:13

Haribon (BirdLife in the Philippines) has launched a Birds of the Philippines iphone app. It displays images of Philippine birds taken in the field by Haribon members along with descriptions of the species.


Reducing conflict between Israel's air force and migratory birds - podcast

Tue, 30/11/2010 - 13:31

Autumn is one of the busiest times of the year for migrating bird with over 500 million birds crossing the country as they make their journey south from Europe and Asia seeking warming weather in Africa. BBC correspondent Jon Donnison spoke with Dr Yossi Leshem from Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI / BirdLife Partner) to hear about their successful work reducing the conflicts between migratory birds and airplanes.

Europe and Central Asia Israel

Climate Change negotiations to begin in Cancún

Mon, 29/11/2010 - 08:59

Negotiations begin today in Cancún on how the world should mitigate and adapt to climate change.


Haitian children celebrate biodiversity during World Bird Festival

Fri, 26/11/2010 - 16:21

In the far south-east corner of Haiti, children in the town of Anse-a-Pitres are showing their appreciation of the avian gifts that nature offers . In celebration of World Bird Festival 2010, some of the children at the AMSAI Chemen Lajwa Kindergarten participated in endemic bird identification activities at the end of October.


The seven hot issues for the Cancún climate talks

Fri, 26/11/2010 - 11:37

The need for urgent action on climate change, as governments gather for COP 16 in Cancun, Mexico, is greater than ever.


Las IBAs en República Dominicana a sólo un "click" de distancia

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 18:34

El directorio nacional de las Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves (IBAs) en República Dominicana está disponible para su descarga (en formato PDF) en el sitio web de Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana).


A truly integrated approach to adaptation - BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 11:26

This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16, Cancún – ‘COP16 - A truly integrated approach to adaptation'.


BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 16

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 11:21

This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16, Cancún – 'BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at COP 16'...


Ethiopian surveys find high densities of Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco but highlight threats

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 10:24

Recent surveys of Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco suggest that rates of habitat change have been very fast in the northern part of the species’s range, where large areas have been converted to agriculture and plantations of exotic trees.


Satellite Tracking Leads to Compilation of Important Conservation Data

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 07:10

A new study on Sooty Shearwaters in the California Current shows the benefit of seabird tracking data in identifying priority sites for seabird conservation at sea.

Americas Marine

Rellenan Laguna Carriel Norte en el Humedal Rocuant Andalien, Talcahuano-Chile

Wed, 24/11/2010 - 15:14

La laguna Carriel Norte, que forma parte del Humedal Rocuant-Andalien está siendo rápidamente rellenada por varias empresas que contruirán infraestructura en el sector. CODEFF, BirdLife en Chile, hizo la denuncia ante los medios de comunicación local el pasado fin de semana.


Out of Africa – a round up of stories by Andre Farrar (RSPB – BirdLife in the UK)

Wed, 24/11/2010 - 10:08

One of the attractions of spending a couple of weeks in South Africa was the chance to escape a bit of the British winter – so why was I wrapped up, wishing I had brought gloves, walking into a foggy dawn? Altitude.

Kokako discovery in New Zealand

Wed, 24/11/2010 - 07:01

Threatened North Island kokako have been discovered nesting in Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges for the first time in 80 years. The discovery of a nest is a triumph for a project by Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand)...