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.

Save our Seabirds (SOS) Festival 2011

Fri, 04/11/2011
BirdLife South Africa's Save Our Seabirds Festival tackled the issues of overfishing, pollution and habitat loss.

Fijian Site Support Group starts own...

Thu, 03/11/2011
The Natewa Tunuloa Site Support Group on Fiji’s second largest island of Vanua Levu - has started its first independent project

Gone, but not forgotten

Tue, 01/11/2011
Ghosts of Gone Birds - an unprecedented exhibition of original art, writing and music has opened in the East End of London.

Triple figures of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in China

Thu, 27/10/2011
Up to 103 Spoon-billed Sandpipers were observed earlier this month at Rudong, in Jiangsu Province just north of the Yangtze Estuary in China.

Imperial Woodpecker found on 1956 film but not on...

Thu, 27/10/2011
Film capturing the last ever confirmed sighting of an Imperial Woodpecker is released. But surveys to the exact location fail to find evidence that the species still exists.

Fires are destroying the main biodiversity...

Wed, 26/10/2011
The greatest ornithological hotspots in Bosnia and Herzegovina , the natural park Hutovo blato and Livanjsko polje (the biggest karst field in the world),were destroyed by fires in early October

Experts reach agreement on mainstreaming...

Mon, 24/10/2011
A Regional Declaration on hunting, guidelines for mainstreaming MSBs considerations into the hunting sector and a five year Regional Action Plan were agreed at the meeting.

Fears in Uganda for Mabira as sugar company...

Fri, 21/10/2011
Mabira Forest is once again threatened by proposals to degazette almost a quarter of its area for conversion to a sugar cane plantation

Appeal to EU policy makers to stop needless...

Fri, 21/10/2011
BirdLife Europe launches exhibition at the European Parliament with stunning albatross images

Partnership for Seychelles iconic bird

Thu, 20/10/2011
Nature Seychelles and the Seychelles National Park Authority have joined forces to work on a new project to help protect one of Seychelles iconic bird species

Land rights at last for indigenous protectors of...

Thu, 20/10/2011
After 10 years of negotiations, the indigenous Kue Tuvy Aché community in Paraguay have gained formal recognition of their ownership of the land, part of the Bosque Mbaracayú Important Bird Area.

Celebrities flock to secure New Zealand's...

Thu, 20/10/2011
Singer Hollie Smith, actress Lisa Chappell and former All Black and seabird advocate Anton Oliver are throwing their celebrity weight behind some of our native birds in Forest & Bird’s (BirdLife in New Zealand) annual avian popularity contest, which opens today...

New documentary highlights importance of IBAs for...

Wed, 19/10/2011
Bird Conservation Nepal has launched a documentary to highlight the value of Important Bird Areas to people.