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White Storks hunted down

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 07:54

A flock of 200 White Storks in Malta were shot at from several different locations, in spite of BirdLife Malta's efforts.

Europe and Central Asia Malta

Search for the Fiji Petrel - Video

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 01:49

A short video showing the search for the Criticality Endangered Fiji Petrel by NatureFiji-MareqetiViti.

Pacific

Art v Extinction - Ghosts of Gone Birds

Thu, 19/05/2011 - 13:56

The first in a series of innovative arts events in support of the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme has launched in Liverpool, UK City of Culture.

Europe and Central Asia

New EU Biodiversity Strategy adopted

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 13:38

The European Commission has revealed its long awaited EU Biodiversity strategy, which sets out a blueprint for achieving the EU’s renewed biodiversity target.

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

The European and Central Asian Partnership Meeting 2011

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:59

Over 100 participants from 41 countries gathered together in Budapest to celebrate the (bio)diversity of the European and Central Asian region at the European Partnership meeting.

Europe and Central Asia

NABU takes action to save climate-relevant ecosystems

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:41

The International Climate Initiative funds climate protection projects in developing, transition and newly industrialised countries.

Europe and Central Asia

Budapest Conference calls for action to make electric powerlines safe for birds

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:32

Conference aims to stimulate actions to halt large-scale bird mortality on power lines across Europe.

Europe and Central Asia

The SURE report on the Multi-Annual Financial Framework – Will this become a report of the Least Common Denominator?

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:09

Report fails to deliver clear financial support for a sustainable Europe

Europe and Central Asia

Keeping islands rat-free for pacific birds and people – with Elenoa Seniloli

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 04:07

Find out about BirdLife's ground-breaking programme with local communities to rid Pacific islands of invasive rats.

Pacific

Carpathian project has started

Mon, 16/05/2011 - 13:09

Polish Society for the Protection of Birds has started a conservation programme on the birds in the Carpathian Mountains.

Europe and Central Asia

The restoration of the Belene Marshes brings back the Dalmatian pelicans

Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:28

BSPB/BirdLife Bulgaria is monitoring the ecological effects of a wetland restoration project on biodiversity.

Europe and Central Asia

Migrants under threat

Fri, 13/05/2011 - 05:50

The theme for World Migratory Bird Day 2011 is 'Land use changes from a bird’s-eye view' and it highlights the negative effects human activities are having on migratory birds, their habitats and the planet’s natural environment

Worldwide

“Porto fayoum” tourism development planned at Lake Qarun - an Important Bird Area and a proposed world heritage site in egypt

Thu, 12/05/2011 - 12:22

The first development in an Egyptian protected area is planned by real estate developers.

Africa

First signs of progress in saving Indian vultures from killer drug

Thu, 12/05/2011 - 03:10

The ban on a veterinary drug which caused an unprecedented decline in Asian vulture populations has shown the first signs of progress, according to scientists.

Asia

Gaining weight, but not yet waterproof: penguins still need care

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 23:06

400 penguins remain in the rehabilitation centre on Tristan as their feathers are still in too poor condition for release.

Worldwide

Festival de las Aves Endémicas del Caribe: llamado a la juventud

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 22:14

Comenzó el viernes santo el Décimo Festival de las Aves Endémicas del Caribe, coordinado, como cada año, por la Sociedad para la Conservación y el Estudio de las Aves del Caribe (SCSCB), la más grande organización conservacionista de la región, cuyo objetivo es la conservación de la vida silvestre en el Caribe isleño.

Americas

nature iraq CEO Alwash receives Takreem Award

Nature Iraq receives Takreem Arab Achievement Award in Qatar

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 15:17

This year's Takreem Award which promotes Arab excellence and leadership worldwide has been awarded to Nature Iraq.

Middle East Iraq

Life+ Cap DOM: Conservation of priority bird species in the French Overseas Departments (DOMs)

Wed, 11/05/2011 - 13:33

Life+ Cap DOM (Département d’Outre-Mer) is the first European Programme for the conservation of fauna involving several DOMs and their NGOs.

Europe and Central Asia