Tragic impact on wildlife from New Zealand oil...

Thu, 13/10/2011
Hundreds of dead birds have already been found along the Bay of Plenty coastline as a result of the Rena oil spill disaster but these represent just a fraction of the affected wildlife, Forest & Bird have said.

UPDATE: over 866,000 birds slaughtered so far...

Thu, 13/10/2011
The number of birds killed on limesticks and in mist nets in Cyprus this autumn is increasing sharply, reaching over 860,000 by October 9th…and it is still growing

EuroBirdwatch11: more than 80,200 people...

Thu, 13/10/2011
Over the first weekend in October, BirdLife invited people to observe and learn about the fascinating bird migration for "EuroBirdWatch" – BirdLife’s annual birdwatching event in Europe.

V Encuentro de Productores de Ganado del Cono Sur...

Wed, 12/10/2011
Los productores de ganado en campo nativo y representantes de la comunidad conservacionist

CAP disappoints on green hopes

Wed, 12/10/2011
BirdLife is deeply disappointed with the CAP reform proposals that have emerged from the Commission.

New Zealand must wake up to oil spill dangers

Wed, 12/10/2011
Forest & Bird have said the unfolding oil spill disaster in the Bay of Plenty is a stark warning about the potential catastrophe that could result from deep sea oil drilling in our waters.

No soda ash mining at Lake Natron without...

Tue, 11/10/2011
"When we talk of sustainable use of natural resources, we mean for the benefit of current and future generations, now extraction of soda ash for sure can’t be beneficial to the future generations." Dr. Julius Ningu of the Vice President’s Office.

Planning process for Tana River Delta under way!

Tue, 11/10/2011
A high-level meeting has stated the need for a strategic plan for the Delta.

Action needed to prevent environmental disaster...

Mon, 10/10/2011
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) have said urgent action is needed to avoid an environmental disaster and to minimise seabird deaths as a result of the oil spill off the Bay of Plenty coast.

America, the continent of birds

Fri, 07/10/2011
October is the month to celebrate birds in the Americas, and as in previous years, both BirdLife Partner and non-partner organizations are joining the celebrations. At least 12 organizations have already started their celebratory activities, ranging from outdoor walks, birding tours, painting and photography competitions, and educational talks, among others.

América, el continente de las Aves

Fri, 07/10/2011
Octubre es el mes de las Aves en las Américas y como es usual, organizaciones socias y no socias de BirdLife se unen este año a la misma. Al menos 12 organizaciones han iniciado ya sus actividades que van desde caminatas al aire libre, visitas de observación de aves, concursos de pintura y fotografía, charlas educativas, entre otras.

Hima Fund now available for Middle East IBAs

Fri, 07/10/2011
Funds are available for a traditional approach to conserving biodiversity and managing natural resources, the Hima system.

Environment Commissioners win a round for...

Thu, 06/10/2011
The European Commission has made a timid step forward towards honoring its commitment to integrate biodiversity in its legislative proposal on the Cohesion Policy, one of the two main components of the EU Budget.

BirdLife Europe continues to strengthen ties...

Thu, 06/10/2011
BirdLife Europe, in collaboration with BirdLife Partners organised a lunch debate on the topic 'Business for Biodiversity, Sustainable solutions for a changing world'.

Nature Canada Seeks Public Support to Send...

Wed, 05/10/2011
Nature Canada (BirdLife Partner) has entered a funding competition to give 13 Canadian youth the opportunity of a lifetime aboard Arctic Expedition 2012.

BirdLife International and HeidelbergCement...

Wed, 05/10/2011
BirdLife International and HeidelbergCement, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of building materials, launched a biodiversity partnership.

EU scientists confirms bio-energy accounting error

Wed, 05/10/2011
A new report by the European Environment Agency highlights a major carbon accounting flaw in EU legislation.

Department of Environment Logo Competition Rules

Tue, 04/10/2011
The Department of Environment Montserrat has announced a logo competition with a prize of $500 USD on offer.