Fri, 09/04/2010 - 07:52
Globally, one in eight bird species is threatened with extinction, including 192 who are Critically Endangered. The Pacific region hosts 44 (23%) of the most threatened bird species in the world. The BirdLife International Pacific Partnership is working together in an innovative programme to prevent any more species going extinct, through the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme (PEP).
Wed, 31/03/2010 - 08:40
This year's World Migratory Bird Day theme has been announced as: 'Save migratory birds in crisis - every species counts!' This years awareness-raising campaign will take place from 8-9 May 2010, and aims to inspire people to take action for the conservation of migratory birds.
Tue, 30/03/2010 - 13:38
Fifteen to thirty thousand shorebirds are shot each year in a handful of managed shooting swamps on Barbados on their southbound migration. However, the tradition of hunting migratory shorebirds is changing. The old culture of 'kill as many as you can' is being replaced by a conservation ethic among hunters.
Wed, 24/03/2010 - 09:54
Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) was recently offered - and declined to accept - $100,000 as part of an offset for the clearance...
Wed, 24/02/2010 - 13:46
In this International Year of Biodiversity, MME (BirdLife in Hungary) has decided to celebrate the the three common species of swallow and martins: Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica, Northern House-martin Delichon urbicumand Sand Martin Riparia riparia.
Europe and Central Asia
Wed, 24/02/2010 - 13:43
As with every Presidency of the EU, BirdLife International has also launched its publication Greening Europe, highlighting BirdLife's EU policy priorities for the upcoming six months and providing Spain with 'five keys to a successful Presidency'.
Europe and Central Asia
Tue, 23/02/2010 - 13:11
Endangered Long-whiskered Owlet has been filmed and photographed at a new site in Neotropical Primate Conservation’s main research area, La Esperanza, Peru. First found in 1976, the species had not been seen since 2007.
Mon, 01/02/2010 - 15:40
Hi everybody, my name is Martin and I have been with DOF (BirdLife in Denmark) for almost seven years, where I am responsible for communication and fundraising and all sorts of other stuff thrown in between for good measure...
Mon, 01/02/2010 - 15:37
Everybody knows that 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. Probably less people know (at least in Europe!) that, according to the...