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Biodiversity and ecosystem services play a fundamental role in human well-being

Sun, 16/06/2013 - 15:23

Investing in biodiversity for human well-being and development was on the agenda at the recently held Trondheim Biodiversity Conference.

Worldwide

Conserving South Asia's vultures

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 12:50

No vultures will be left in India and the rest of South Asia if immediate steps are not taken for their conservation, NGOs have warned at the CBD CoP 11

Asia

Opposing views and progress: mid-conference update from COP11

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 17:54

News directly from the hard-working BirdLife policy team in Hyderabad, India, where negotiations of the CBD are in their final week...

Worldwide

Working together out of poverty

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 09:00

A look at what the BirdLife Partnership is doing to help eradicate poverty

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Filling the information gap: how bird data can help set, meet and track national biodiversity targets

Fri, 12/10/2012 - 22:29

Assisting governments in develop National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) is the purpose of a new guide made available this week at COP11.

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Using ecosystem services for better decision-making

Thu, 11/10/2012 - 10:10

A new report entitled 'Conserving biodiversity and delivering ecosystem services at Important Bird Areas in Nepal' has been launched at the CBD COP in Hyderabad, India.

Asia

IUCN WCC Day 6: How can birds help with setting, meeting and tracking national biodiversity targets?

Tue, 11/09/2012 - 15:55

It’s Day 6 of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, the Republic of Korea. Over 8,000 delegates from around the world...

Worldwide

Experts meet in Montreal to 'talk biodiversity'

Mon, 30/04/2012 - 21:33

Delegates from 193 countries are preparing recommendations for the next Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of Parties (COP) in October in India.

Worldwide

Half of the world’s most important sites for nature are currently unprotected.

Wed, 21/03/2012 - 23:01

The world’s governments have committed to increasing the coverage of protected areas by 2020 in order to address rapid rates of environmental destruction. However, a new study shows that only half of the most important sites for wildlife have been fully protected.

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African IBA monitoring project looks to sustainable future

Sun, 27/03/2011 - 10:13

African countries meet to look at how to meet their Convention of Biological Diversity obligations.

Africa

BirdLife and the Convention on Biological Diversity sign agreement for biodiversity

Mon, 20/12/2010 - 11:19

The agreement is an expression of the desire of both BirdLife and the CBD Secretariat to enhance our cooperation following the recent adoption of the 2011-2020 Strategic Plan for the Convention at Nagoya in October.

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COP10 makes historic agreement to save biodiversity

Fri, 29/10/2010 - 17:19

Nagoya, 0140 - Weary delegates rose to their feet in a spontaneous standing ovation to celebrate a historic deal to save biodiversity and the planet

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Now or never: action to stop impending extinctions is announced

Wed, 27/10/2010 - 09:26

Developing countries will be in a better position to halt the extinction of species that are hanging by a very thin thread, under a new partnership sponsored by the Global Environment Facility.

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Nature’s backbone at risk

Wed, 27/10/2010 - 01:00

The most comprehensive assessment of the world’s vertebrates confirms an extinction crisis with one-fifth of species threatened. However, the situation would be worse were it not for current global conservation efforts, according to a study launched at the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, CBD, in Nagoya, Japan

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Large-scale biofuels production threatens biodiversity and food security

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 23:01

Current demand for biofuels is leading to conversion of natural habitats, on a huge and potentially catastrophic scale.

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Latin American biodiversity conservation and development awards 2010

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 10:54

The 2010 Awards for Biodiversity Conservation and Development in Latin America have been presented at a special event held at the CBD meeting in Nagoya, Japan. The prizes, worth Є7,000 each, are granted by SEO / BirdLife (Spanish Partner) and BirdLife International with the support of the Fundación Biodiversidad.

Americas

Nagoya in pictures...

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 09:59

COP a load of some BirdLife pictures sent directly from BirdLife staff at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in Nagoya...

Asia

Birds show the way to halt biodiversity loss

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 01:00

Birds and the information we hold about them can be used to focus and track the efforts needed to stem biodiversity loss, according to a new publication launched by BirdLife International.

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