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2nd Call for Letters of Inquiry - Critical...

Fri, 22/02/2013
BirdLife International, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society, in their role as Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot, invite civil society organizations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for projects in all eligible countries within the hotspot: Yemen, Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

New funds for conservation in the Eastern...

Fri, 22/02/2013
Two major donors for conservation action, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and the MacArthur Foundation, launched their new calls for proposals during a joint event yesterday evening in Kigali, Rwanda.

CEPF Eastern Afromontane Hotspot launched in...

Thu, 14/02/2013
At an event hosted by the Saudi Wildlife Authority at the King Khalid University in Abha, Saudi Arabia, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) launched its plan to invest $9.8 million over five years in conserving the Eastern Afromontane biodiversity hotspot.

New video showcases community project in Fiji

Fri, 14/12/2012
BirdLife Pacific has released a new video about a community conservation project in Fiji...

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund provides US$...

Thu, 13/12/2012
After four years, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund’s investment in the Indo- Burma biodiversity hotspot has resulted in more than US$ 9.8 million in grants to 54 civil society organisations to conserve biodiversity in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

Critical Ecosystems in need of Letters: BirdLife...

Wed, 07/11/2012
BirdLife International invite Letters of Inquiry from NGOs, Community Groups and other Civil Society organisations for large grants to conserve biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin Hotspot.

Workshop ushers in new collaboration for...

Wed, 07/11/2012
A recent workshop brought together the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Regional Implementation Team (RIT), and representatives of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Secretariat. Participants developed a strategic plan for CEPF’s 5-year investment in the hotspot, aimed at strengthening civil society’s role in conservation in the region.

Petrels fuel Fijian exchange programme

Fri, 02/11/2012
Community members from two BirdLife Fiji Programme Site Support Groups recently visited a NatureFiji-MareqetiViti project on Gau Island to learn about petrel conservation techniques...

Species from the Pacific added to IUCN Red List

Wed, 31/10/2012
New information for Pacific Island freshwater fishes, land snails and reptiles is part of the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ has been released. These data indicate that 32% of these species are threatened with extinction.

1st Call for proposals, and launch of new funding...

Tue, 18/09/2012
BirdLife International, IUCN and EWNHS have launched a new funding opportunity for conservation in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot

Biodiversity survey of paradise in the South...

Mon, 06/08/2012
Last June, a team of scientists and technicians joined the Ornithological Society of Polynesia-Manu (SOP-Manu - BirdLife in French Polynesia) to survey the flora and fauna of remote atolls in the south-east Tuamotu Archipelago.

Titi Forever: Research supports conservation of...

Tue, 31/07/2012
Most of the world’s sandpiper species migrate thousands of kilometers between arctic breeding grounds and subtropical wintering grounds, but in the not-too distant evolutionary past, one group gave up this habit and went native in French Polynesia...

Restoring Pacific paradise

Fri, 27/07/2012
In total, 51% of all threatened birds are being driven towards extinction by invasive alien species. The problem is especially acute on oceanic islands where 75% of threatened birds are affected. In an effort to address this serious threat, the Pacific Partnership of BirdLife International has received renewed support from the David & Lucile Packard Foundation to protect globally important seabird colonies by eradicating invasive alien species...

Islands In The Sky – Conserving The Cloud Forests...

Thu, 26/07/2012
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the Samoa Ministry of Natural Resources and environment (MNRE) have recently completed a 12-day intensive survey, with the assistance of BirdLife Pacific, of the wildlife in the highest point of Samoa – the Savaii upland cloud forest...

BirdLife International and CEPF invite new...

Mon, 02/07/2012
BirdLife International in Indochina, in its role as the Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for CEPF in the Indo-Burma Hotspot, invites proposals for small grants from non-government organisations, community groups, and other civil society organisations.

BirdLife in Indochina newsletter The Babbler No....

Tue, 15/05/2012
BirdLife International in Indochina has released its quarterly newsletter The Babbler No. 41 (February -May 2012).

Rat eradication planned in the Cooks

Wed, 09/05/2012
TIS (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) is planning a project with BirdLife International and the Cook Island's National Environment Service to eradicate rats from Suwarrow National Park to protect Suwarrow’s globally important seabird populations...

Spotlight on three Important Bird Areas in the...

Wed, 09/05/2012
TIS (BirdLife in the Cook Islands) recently visited the islands of Atiu and Aitutaki to raise awareness in the community about the identification of their islands as Key Biodiversity Areas and Important Bird Areas...