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Protection for National Parks in Oz

Thu, 01/09/2011
Birds Australia welcome government plans to give greater protection to areas with high biodiversity.

Launch of BirdLife’s new Local Empowerment...

Thu, 01/09/2011
BirdLife is launching a Local Empowerment Programme to provide more effective support for Local Conservation Groups, and to strengthen and expand networks of local organisations...

Making flyways conservation a reality

Thu, 01/09/2011
Effective migratory bird conservation efforts address issues throughout a species' flyway – and in Canada, flyway conservation is imperative, as about 90% of the country’s birds migrate south each year.

The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Information

Thu, 01/09/2011
"We are delighted to invite you to the BirdLife 2013 World Congress, to be held in Ottawa", said Peter Schei, BirdLife Chairman and Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado of Japan, BirdLife Honorary President.

The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Programme

Thu, 01/09/2011
The congress will include a series of thematic sessions focussing on programmes and topics such as Preventing Extinctions, Key Biodiversity Areas, Forests of Hope and Saving our Oceans.

The BirdLife World Congress 2013 - Venue

Thu, 01/09/2011
The Ottawa Convention Centre should make for a spectacular venue for the 2013 BirdLife World Congress and will no doubt inspire a great deal of fruitful discussion and collaboration between the BirdLife Partners.

Record flock of migrating Sociable Lapwings...

Thu, 01/09/2011
BirdLife International scientists monitoring migrating Sociable Lapwings in the heart of the Great Steppe have recently discovered the largest single flock seen in Kazakhstan since 1939.

Ghosts of Gone Birds London haunt announced...

Fri, 26/08/2011
Following the launch of an extraordinary new multi-media art exhibition - Ghosts of Gone Birds - at the Liverpool School of Art & Design earlier this year, the show has grown and evolved during the summer and will now 'manifest' in London's East End this November.

Forest & Bird welcomes new marine reserve,...

Fri, 26/08/2011
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) said today it welcomed the upcoming official opening of the Tawharanui Marine Reserve north of Auckland but warned it was a drop in the ocean compared with what is needed to give adequate protection to New Zealand’s marine life...

Farmland birds in Europe fall to lowest levels

Thu, 25/08/2011
Farmland bird populations across Europe are at their lowest levels since records began, new figures reveal.

British birdwatchers rally to save their summer...

Fri, 19/08/2011
Millions of birds leave Africa each spring and head north to nest in the UK and other parts of Europe, only to return to Africa each autumn. However this multi-million-winged migration is under threat.

Audubon Hog Island Camp Celebrates 75th...

Thu, 18/08/2011
A model for conservation education and one of the US’s greatest environmental education success stories celebrates 75 years.

New book: "THE BREEDING BIRDS OF MALTA"

Thu, 18/08/2011
In August, BirdLife Malta has sent out a new book titled "Breeding Birds of malta". The aim of this publication is to review and update the status of the breeding birds of Malta, and to present a historical overview.

Conserving nature, empowering women in Paraguay

Mon, 15/08/2011
Nature Canada has successfully completed its latest project in Paraguay, where it helped nearly 500 women farmers in four rural communities to increase their food security and improve their health.

Climate Change: from talk to action

Mon, 08/08/2011
The Stop Climate Chaos Scotland coalition (SCCS), within which RSPB Scotland is a key player, is the largest and most powerful civil society coalition in Scotland. The coalition is composed with different civil society groups which work together under a common goal: to stop climate chaos. They call on civil society groups in other countries to work together to create momentum for urgent action on climate change, and have produced a short film about the role of SCCS in influencing the Scottish Climate Change Act.

Peter and Jane: A Short Film about Biofuels

Mon, 08/08/2011
More than 20 environmental organisations across Europe are calling on the EU to stop the environmental damage caused by EU biofuels targets with the help of Peter and Jane, characters in this specially-created animated short film.