Tue, 19/03/2013 - 10:11
A recent report about the Dutch biofuels market, compiled by research institute CE Delft, reveals that the environmental performance of biofuels sold on the Dutch market could be significantly improved by shifting to biofuels that produce low levels of CO2 emissions.
Europe and Central Asia
Fri, 24/02/2012 - 11:12
Following a campaign led by Nature Kenya, supported by other BirdLife Partners, Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has officially rejected a proposal to convert 10,000 hectares of Dakatcha Woodland IBA to grow the biofuel crop jatropha.
Tue, 11/10/2011 - 15:22
A high-level meeting has stated the need for a strategic plan for the Delta.
Fri, 01/10/2010 - 00:00
Full list of BirdLife Products and Policy Briefs for COP-10 in Nagoya, Japan.
Mon, 20/09/2010 - 11:03
Last Thursday, the Green Con-vergence for Safe Food and Healthy Environment, a loose coalition of networks and NGOs, held its third Green State of Nature Address (SONA). We were very appreciative that DENR Secretary Ramon Paje stayed the entire day to hear out our long complaints, urgent pleas and sturdy arguments particularly on forestry issues and mining.
Thu, 16/09/2010 - 07:39
Tropical forests are disappearing at a rate of one football pitch per second - more than 10 million hectares per year. These losses are driven by global demand for timber, paper and land for food crops and bio-fuels. BirdLife's work has shown that 913 species worldwide are threatened by forest destruction and degradation; that's almost one in ten of the world's birds.
Wed, 11/08/2010 - 13:23
In a move that buys a little time for the Dakatcha Woodlands, Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has refused a licence to a 50,000ha biofuels plantation.
Thu, 05/08/2010 - 08:54
BirdLife works hard to hold governments to account, ensuring they keep their promises. And when governments fail, or fall below international best practices, BirdLife is ready with the practical solutions and encouragement to get them back on track...
Tue, 06/07/2010 - 14:19
Nature Kenya (BirdLife Partner) staff, two journalists, and Kenya Wildlife Service rangers escaped death narrowly in Mulunguni village, Magarini District, when they were attacked by people said to be working for an Italian investor on Friday July 2, 2010.