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Partnership to tackle Pacific pests

Fri, 09/11/2012
BirdLife Pacific and Island Conservation have signed an agreement in Fiji this week to help protect the native birds and biodiversity of Pacific islands from invasive species...

Una Introducción a la Conservación y a los...

Thu, 08/11/2012
Una Introducción a la Conservación y a los Derechos Humanos Para los Socios de BirdLife International brinda una visión general de algunos de los derechos humanos relevantes en el contexto de la conservación.

Extinct Birds Take Flight!

Thu, 08/11/2012
A new book by Artist Ralph Steadman brings life to extinct birds, as well as to some imaginary ones!

Critical Ecosystems in need of Letters: BirdLife...

Wed, 07/11/2012
BirdLife International invite Letters of Inquiry from NGOs, Community Groups and other Civil Society organisations for large grants to conserve biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin Hotspot.

Workshop ushers in new collaboration for...

Wed, 07/11/2012
A recent workshop brought together the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Regional Implementation Team (RIT), and representatives of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Secretariat. Participants developed a strategic plan for CEPF’s 5-year investment in the hotspot, aimed at strengthening civil society’s role in conservation in the region.

Nature Clubs rejuvenated in Sierra Leone

Tue, 06/11/2012
7 new Nature Clubs and 10 old Clubs rejuvenated in Sierra Leone by the Conservation Society of Sierra Leone (CSSL) through the support of the Wildlife Clubs of Africa project.

Petrels fuel Fijian exchange programme

Fri, 02/11/2012
Community members from two BirdLife Fiji Programme Site Support Groups recently visited a NatureFiji-MareqetiViti project on Gau Island to learn about petrel conservation techniques...

National renewable energy Action Plan in Bulgaria...

Thu, 01/11/2012
Bulgaria has started implementing the regulations of the National Renewable Energy Action Plan 2011 – 2020.

TIS Executive member joins IUCN Global Council

Wed, 31/10/2012
Te Ipukarea Society (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) Executive member Ana Tiraa was voted to the IUCN Global Council at the World Conservation Congress. Ana has worked in conservation in the Pacific region for more than 20 years...

Species from the Pacific added to IUCN Red List

Wed, 31/10/2012
New information for Pacific Island freshwater fishes, land snails and reptiles is part of the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ has been released. These data indicate that 32% of these species are threatened with extinction.

Managing Effects of Wind Power on Birds and Bats

Tue, 30/10/2012
The ‘Birds and Bats Master Class’ being held in conjunction with the Clean Technology Fund’s Pilot Countries meeting will enable a range of different parties to come together, including countries where more wind projects are expected in the pipeline.

BOOKS SUPPORTING BIRDLIFE

Mon, 29/10/2012
6 books that are directly supporting BirdLife are available to buy. Proceeds from these publications help support BirdLife’s vital conservation work. SEE BOOKS BELOW. Tag: roy-pub

BirdLife International Across the River Project...

Mon, 29/10/2012
The Across the River project presents an over view of the biodiversity research done in the past three years in the Gola National Forest in Liberia and the Gola Rainforest National Park in Sierra Leone.

Madagascar by Tim Stewart

Sun, 28/10/2012
A member of BirdLife's Rare Bird Club has produced a marvellous pictorial account of the Rare Bird Club's tour of Madagascar last year, with foreword by authors Graeme Gibson & Margaret Atwood. All proceeds will be donated to BirdLife.

First Global Wildlife Ambassador Award honours...

Tue, 23/10/2012
Renowned actress Jane Alexander, a member of the board of the National Audubon Society, is to be the first recipient of an award which recognises individuals who support the natural world by leading others to action.

Two BirdLife Africa Partners share experiences on...

Mon, 22/10/2012
BirdLife Botswana and BirdLife Zimbabwe share their experiences on Wildlife Clubs activities at the EEASA conference.

Record Sociable Lapwing flock found in Uzbekistan

Mon, 22/10/2012
During UzSPB's first official surveys for Sociable Lapwings this autumn they made a remarkable discovery - more than 400 birds present at the Talimarzhan Reservoir.

Concensus reached at the eleventh hour of CBD...

Sat, 20/10/2012
At 2AM this morning countries agreed targets to double support for conservation from developed to developing countries to 10 billion US Dollars by 2015