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BirdLife report reveals disturbing facts about...

Wed, 06/07/2011
BirdLife Partners from 38 European countries have released information about the illegal killing and trapping of birds that occurs across the continent.

Midway’s first Short-tailed Albatross chick...

Wed, 06/07/2011
The fledgling has taken flight from the first breeding record outside of Japanese Territories.

First Great Rift Valley sites are added to World...

Mon, 04/07/2011
The BirdLife Partnership have helped the Kenyan Government get the Kenya Lake System added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

EU promises a greener future, but budget stays...

Thu, 30/06/2011
BirdLife Europe expresses disappointment with the European Commission’s proposal for Europe’s financial commitment after 2013. BirdLife now calls on Member States and the European Parliament to uphold on their environmental commitments and ensure that the EU will gear the next EU Budget towards a green economy.

Nature Canada joins SPNI in signing Manitoba MOU...

Tue, 28/06/2011
Protecting birds and their habitat, and delivering responsible ecotourism is the focus of a new agreement with Manitoba Province Government.

Offshore islands yield a seabird surprise

Tue, 28/06/2011
Australasian Seabird Group visit to the Broughton Islands uncovers new treasures.

BirdLife Partnership welcomes Serengeti road...

Fri, 24/06/2011
The BirdLife Partnership welcome the news that the proposed asphalt road in the Serengeti National Park, will not now be built.

Tanzania steps up for the Serengeti and says ‘no...

Fri, 24/06/2011
Tanzanian Government has announced the proposed asphalt road will not be built.

Audouin’s Gull breeding population in Greece...

Fri, 24/06/2011
The Hellenic Ornithological Society (BirdlLife Greece) are working to save breeding colonies from further declines.

Saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Fri, 24/06/2011
An international team of conservationists is on an emergency mission to help save one of the world’s rarest birds from extinction.

An update on Montserrat’s efforts to address the...

Thu, 23/06/2011
An update on the project ‘Reducing the impact of feral livestock in and around the Centre Hills’.

EP calls for strong second pillar as part of...

Thu, 23/06/2011
Wednesday 23 June, the EP voted the Dess report on ‘The CAP towards 2020; Meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future’. Read the reaction of BirdLife Europe on the European Parliament Dess report.

New agreement gives hope for Pacific wildlife

Thu, 23/06/2011
BirdLife and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme have signed a revised Memorandum of Understanding which will strengthen efforts to work on joint conservation objectives across the region.

Seabird scientists warn of flaws in New Zealand...

Thu, 23/06/2011
Fifty seabird biologists have written to New Zealand’s Fisheries Minister, concerned that the proposed framework for managing the incidental mortality of seabirds in New Zealand fisheries is flawed.

$4.3 Million for Neotropical Migratory Birds and...

Wed, 22/06/2011
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today more than $4.3 million in grants for 34 projects that will support neotropical migratory bird conservation throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Alarm over reports that Barroso is considering...

Wed, 22/06/2011
BirdLife Europe is alarmed by recent reports that Mr. Barroso, the President of the European Commission, is considering scrapping, partially or entirely, the budget of the second pillar (rural development) of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

Member states endorse new EU Biodiversity...

Wed, 22/06/2011
BirdLife Europe has welcomed the Council of Ministers’ endorsement of the EU Biodiversity strategy and its six targets towards reversing the decline of biodiversity and ecosystems by 2020.

Are Hooded Vultures threatened with extinction in...

Tue, 21/06/2011
Has Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, become an inhospitable city to these birds?