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SEO/BirdLife launches its Kid’s club “Aventureros...

Tue, 12/06/2012
After several years of work and preparation, SEO/BirdLife (Spanish Partner) Kid’s Club has finally seen the light! Kids are often very interested in learning about and discovering the world around them. With its educational material (magazine, website, and activities) SEO/BirdLife is responding to these needs.

Sustainablity: new 'Spotlight' on...

Tue, 12/06/2012
The decisions reached at RIO+20 will shape how society responses to the challenge of achieving social, economic and environmental sustainability. Read about sustainability on the new Spotlight on BirdLife's Data Zone.

Beck’s pulls in at the petrel station

Tue, 12/06/2012
A BirdLife International survey in southern New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, has encountered the largest single aggregation of Critically Endangered Beck’s Petrel ever recorded.

Rio+20 - BirdLife urges governments to ensure...

Mon, 11/06/2012
The BirdLife Partenership is calling on governments attending Rio+20 to demonstrate global leadership to redirect the global economy towards a sustainable pathway.

2-year Anniversary of BirdLife's Seabird...

Mon, 11/06/2012
On 9 June 2010, BirdLife Europe delivered to Commissioner Maria Damanaki, EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and EU Fisheries, pledges of 23,000 European citizens who were concerned about the needless death of seabirds in EU waters as bycatch.

5th Meeting of Parties of the African-Eurasian...

Fri, 08/06/2012
The 5th Meeting of Parties of the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA MOP5)[1] took place from 14-18 May in La Rochelle, France. The BirdLife delegation included staff from 12 European countries and achieved virtually all objectives set.

Europe’s financial and wildlife crises demand...

Fri, 08/06/2012
BirdLife Partners from across Europe have launched a common declaration calling for a greater proportion of the Common Agricultural Policy’s budget to be spent on measures which deliver benefits to society and which will ensure the sustainability of European farming.

BirdLife Africa’s gift to icipe on World...

Fri, 08/06/2012
The BirdLife Africa Partnership Secretariat presented a special World Environment Day gift to the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) by planting 25 trees at the Duduville Campus in Nairobi, Kenya.

This year's WMBD celebrations in Botswana...

Thu, 07/06/2012
Song, dance, music, drama - it all happened at BirdLife Botswana's 2012 World Migratory Bird Day Celebrations.

Threat to the Amazon’s birds greater than ever,...

Thu, 07/06/2012
The risk of extinction has increased substantially for nearly 100 species of Amazonian birds, reveals the 2012 IUCN Red List update for birds released by BirdLife International.

Huge loss to conservation in Africa - The late...

Mon, 04/06/2012
Professor Emmanuel Obot, Executive Director of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (BirdLife in Nigeria), ex-CAP Chair and former member of the Africa Regional Committee, died in the ill-fated Dana Air plane crash that took place on June 3 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Mark Avery's daily blog from RIO+20

Fri, 01/06/2012
Each day on 1-20 June Mark Avery is writing a blog about biodiversity, sustainability and global issues

The future for Brazil's forests remains...

Thu, 31/05/2012
Dilma Roussef, the President of Brazil, has only partially vetoed the new Forest Code proposed by the Brazilian Congress.

IBA monitoring training for Ethiopia Site Support...

Thu, 31/05/2012
Developing the capacity of local conservation groups in biodiversity monitoring is very critical in ensuring that a larger constituency of communities is contribute to IBA monitoring.

VBN funds expansion of migratory shorebird...

Thu, 31/05/2012
Vogelbescherming Nederland (VBN, BirdLife in The Netherlands) and WWF-Netherlands are funding a new chair in migratory bird ecology at the University of Groningen.

Saving Rara for the future

Mon, 28/05/2012
Bird Conservation Nepal, the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, and staff from BirdLife recently conducted field surveys at Rara National Park in the west of Nepal to assess and value the benefits that the Park and surrounding Buffer Zone provide to people.

Protecting marine biodiversity on International...

Tue, 22/05/2012
Marine Biodiversity is the theme for this year's International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrated today.