News Bird Conservation International

Promoting evidence-based bird conservation: a valuable new resource and opportunities to share knowledge

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 09:12

There is a growing trend in nature conservation towards making decisions based on the best available scientific evidence, rather than using other,...

Forest discovery improves prospects for Angola’s endemics

Fri, 06/07/2012 - 11:55

A large tract of near-pristine Afromontane forest has been found in Angola’s Namba Mountains, tripling the amount of this habitat that was thought to survive in Angola.

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New review reveals worrying declines in the world’s seabirds

Fri, 09/03/2012 - 03:00

The status of the world’s seabirds has deteriorated rapidly over recent decades and several species and many populations are now perilously close to extinction. These are the findings of a major new review published this week in the scientific journal Bird Conservation International.

Pacific

Timor Bush-warbler rediscovered

Fri, 30/12/2011 - 18:36

A paper published online in BirdLife’s journal, Bird Conservation International reports the rediscovery of the Timor Bush-warbler in Timor-Leste

Asia

IBA monitoring data will measure progress towards CBD targets

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 10:13

In a significant contribution to indicators that track trends in the rate of global biodiversity loss, the BirdLife Partnership has developed a standard framework for monitoring Important Bird Areas (IBAs).

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