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The ecology of the Mao in Samoa

Tue, 20/09/2011
Mao is an endemic honeyeater found in Samoa which is classified as Endangered by BirdLife on the IUCN Red List. Unless urgent action is taken, these unique birds have a very high risk of going extinct in the near future...

BirdLife International and HeidelbergCement...

Mon, 19/09/2011
BirdLife International and HeidelbergCement have signed a co-operation agreement to further improve the protection of biodiversity at quarrying sites.

CAP to keep pumping cash into EU’s most...

Mon, 19/09/2011
Environmental NGOs and farmers have condemned leaked plans to greenwash the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Forest & Bird appeals Denniston mine consent

Sun, 18/09/2011
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) appeal against plan for open-cast coal mine

BirdLife to work with the Nairobi Convention

Fri, 16/09/2011
BirdLife is starting a project 'Enhancing the Protection of Birds in the Marine and Coastal Environment' of the Nairobi Convention.

Aussie eyrie internet hit

Thu, 15/09/2011
Birds Australia’s nest monitoring camera of a family of White-bellied Sea-Eagles has been an online hit since its launch in August.

Shooting of Whimbrels sparks calls for regulation...

Thu, 15/09/2011
Two tracked Whimbrels have been shot by hunters on Guadeloupe, highlighting the danger for shorebirds in the Caribbean part of their flyway.

Study rings alarm bells for Amazonian wildlife

Thu, 15/09/2011
The Amazon is currently experiencing the highest absolute rate of forest loss globally. Yet the proportion of Amazonian species assessed as ‘threatened’ with extinction is below the global average.

Ecotourism taking roots in Turquino-Bayamesa, Cuba

Wed, 14/09/2011
Communities around Turquino-Bayamesa IBA are establishing management measures to conserve the watershed, forest and improve life conditions.

Fijians for Fijian Forests – linking livelihoods...

Wed, 14/09/2011
BirdLife's Site Support Group at Mount Nabukelevu IBA in Fiji was recently visited by staff from The World Bank and CEPF who tell us their personal tales from the trip...

Protecting a subspecies before it becomes an...

Wed, 14/09/2011
A scientific paper shows the Swallow-tailed Cotinga in Bolivia is a different species. Armonía (BirdLife in Bolivia) needs help in its conservation efforts to save the species.

89,225 birds slaughtered…so far! - Sign the...

Wed, 14/09/2011
BirdLife Cyprus has published online an estimate of the death toll from the illegal bird trapping taking place in Cyprus during the autumn migration.

Jamaica may cease to be “the fairest isle that...

Wed, 14/09/2011
Climate models indicate that Jamaica is likely to experience significant changes in temperature, precipitation, sea-level rise and extreme weather events.

BirdLife speaks out on New Zealand seabird by-...

Thu, 08/09/2011
BirdLife International has joined forces with its New Zealand Partner Forest & Bird to remind their government there of its responsibilities towards reducing the toll of seabirds in the country’s fisheries...

Meeting held on sustainable management of Deltas...

Wed, 07/09/2011
The future of Tana Delta is discussed at an inter-ministerial meeting held at the office of the Prime Minister.

Mangrove planting in Cambodia to celebrate Ramsar...

Tue, 06/09/2011
In 1998, Cambodia officially became a contracting party to the Ramsar Convention and designated three sites as Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar sites).

Controversial Lake Natron soda ash project still...

Tue, 06/09/2011
Soda ash project in Lake Natron, Arusha Region, could face further delays to take off owing to lack of required clearance from environmental authorities.

India’s pharmacies flout diclofenac ban but...

Tue, 06/09/2011
A study published in the journal Oryx has found that over a third of Indian pharmacies continue to sell diclofenac to livestock farmers.