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Update: Small grants also available for...

Fri, 16/11/2012
BirdLife International invite new Letters of Inquiry from NGOs, Community Groups and other Civil Society organisations for small grants to conserve biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin Hotspot.
An adult male Amur Falcon hangs helplessly in a hunter's net (Conservation India)

Help required to end hunting massacre in Nagaland...

Thu, 15/11/2012
On November 1st, national online campaigning organisation Conservation India broke the shocking news of an appalling massacre of thousands of migrating Amur Falcons that had recently been trapped for sale in the remote state of Nagaland in the north-east of India. Today we invite you to help us stop this hunting forever by donating to an emergency fund that will help Bombay Natural History Society (BirdLife in India) coordinate national action to address the issue.
Vulture numbers across India and Nepal appear to be stabilising (Jonathan C Eames)

First signs of recovery for Asia’s Critically...

Thu, 15/11/2012
A new study shows that in both India and Nepal, all three Critically Endangered vulture species have remained stable in the last few years.

BirdLife Europe calls on MEPs to design a...

Tue, 13/11/2012
From 6 to 8 November, Birdlife Europe raised the awareness of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) on overfishing in Europe through an exhibition stand in the European Parliament. The exhibition was organised together with Greenpeace, Oceana, WWF and Ocean2012 and aimed at encouraging MEPs to vote for sustainable fisheries on 18 December.

Local Empowerment for biodiversity conservation...

Mon, 12/11/2012
The official launch of the BirdLife International Local Empowerment Programme could not have come at a better time. Despite numerous efforts, many sites of biological significance are under serious threat, and around 45% are lacking any form of protection.

Forest & Bird calls for submissions on...

Sun, 11/11/2012
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) urges people to have a say on a government plan to reduce the numbers of seabirds killed every year by the fishing industry. Recent estimates suggest that up to 40,000 seabirds die each year in New Zealand waters after getting caught in fishing nets or on fishing hooks...

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