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Sustainable birdwatching tourism is promoted at Birdfair

Wed, 22/08/2012 - 10:24

With many of the main birdwatching tourism companies concentrated at Birdfair, it provided the ideal location for the International Project on Ornithological Tourism (IPOT) to foster sustainable tourism.

Europe and Central Asia

Birdwatchers gather to save Asia's coastal wetlands

Fri, 17/08/2012 - 00:00

The world’s biggest fair relating to bird and wildlife conservation is raising money this year to help save millions of migratory birds which rely on Asia’s rich tidal wetlands

Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Americas

British birdwatchers rally to save their summer migrants

Fri, 19/08/2011 - 02:43

Millions of birds leave Africa each spring and head north to nest in the UK and other parts of Europe, only to return to Africa each autumn. However this multi-million-winged migration is under threat.

Europe and Central Asia

Threatened antwren to benefit from creation of new State Park in Rio

Fri, 29/04/2011 - 20:46

A new protected area in Rio de Janeiro covers the home of the Critically Endangered Restinga Antwren

Americas

Conservation gets personal - BirdLife's August 2010 Round Up

Wed, 01/09/2010 - 16:21

“Conservation is all about what each of us can do personally to help”, said Richard Grimmett - BirdLife’s Assistant Director of Conservation...

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Bird banding centre opened in Cuba

Wed, 25/08/2010 - 14:00

On July 17th, 2010, the Johann Christoph Gundlach Cuban Bird Banding Centre (CBBC) was officially opened. The CBBC is located at the...

Americas

Birdfair 2010 Day 3 Round Up - Video

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:12

In this film, Day 3 Round Up, The Final Day, we look back over the three days and more importantly look to the future. Now the money has been raised the hard work can really begin in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Birdfair 2010 Day 2 Round Up - Video

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:06

In this film, Day 2 round up, we talk to people all around the fair to answer the question, "What does Birdfair mean to you?"

Birdfair 2010 Day 1 Round Up - Video

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:00

Birdfair and their role in conservation. The coverage round up from Day 1 of the 2010 British Birdwatching fair in Rutland.

Interview with BirdLife's Middle East Advisor Richard Porter - Video

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 07:48

A report from David Lindo and the BirdGuides production team at the 2010 British Birdfair, interviewing Richard Porter (BirdLife's Middle East Advisor) and Simon Aspinall about their new book, Birds of the Middle East. The book describes all the birds of the region, including totally updated accounts of the larks and the large white-headed gull complex.

British birdwatchers rally to help Ethiopia

Fri, 20/08/2010 - 05:05

Tens of thousands of British birdwatchers attending the 22nd British Birdwatching Fair this weekend are coming together to raise funds for Ethiopia’s unique bird life.

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