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Kenya’s environment authority advises jatropha is...

Fri, 02/09/2011
Hope rise that the planting of the biofuel crop jatropha within the Coast region of Kenya is to halt.

Zwazo magazine tackles climate change

Mon, 21/02/2011
The latest issue of Zwazo, Nature Seychelles' (BirdLife in Seychelles) bi-annual conservation magazine is on climate change. It contains accounts of activities being taken locally, in the region and globally to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

Cross-border conservation vital to protect birds...

Wed, 09/02/2011
Countries need to increase co-operation over conservation to protect birds and other wildlife in an era of climate change, according to a new continental-scale study.

Save forests. Save ourselves

Mon, 24/01/2011
It's now official - 2011 is the UN International year of the forests. "BirdLife welcomes the spotlight this year falling on the lungs of our planet and home to the majority of the World's biodiversity", said Dr Marco Lambertini, BirdLife International's Chief Executive.

For he’s a jolly good (Africa Climate Change)...

Thu, 06/01/2011
Last month David Kuria was awarded a Certificate of Completion for successfully finishing an Africa Climate Change Fellowship with the BirdLife Africa Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya. David has had a long association with BirdLife as the Director of The Kijabe Environment Volunteers - one of the foremost Site Support Groups in Kenya....

A Chance for biodiversity in the Albertine Rift...

Mon, 20/12/2010
Biodiversity in Africa’s Albertine Rift, especially birds, is set to benefit from a number of measures and actions by BirdLife International that are aimed at preparing them for Climate Change...

Not perfect, but something for everyone: Cancún...

Mon, 13/12/2010
After two weeks of intense discussion countries have reached a compromise at the climate talks in Cancún. What were the main advances from a BirdLife perspective?

Agreement close on REDD+ at Cancún

Fri, 10/12/2010
An agreement on REDD+ is close at climate talks in Cancún. This which would provide a mechanism for delivering financial incentives to developing countries to conserve and restore their forests.

Final day at Climate Change COP16 - so what'...

Fri, 10/12/2010
With just over 24 hours to go until COP16 in Cancún closes how are the negotiations progressing? Are we getting closer to a fair, ambitious and legally binding global deal on climate change?

Africa Climate exChange online

Thu, 02/12/2010
Have you visited Africa Climate exChange, the one stop shop on information on climate change, mitigation and adaptation in Africa?

Climate Change negotiations to begin in Cancún

Mon, 29/11/2010
Negotiations begin today in Cancún on how the world should mitigate and adapt to climate change.

The seven hot issues for the Cancún climate talks

Fri, 26/11/2010
The need for urgent action on climate change, as governments gather for COP 16 in Cancun, Mexico, is greater than ever.

A truly integrated approach to adaptation -...

Thu, 25/11/2010
This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16, Cancún – ‘COP16 - A truly integrated approach to adaptation'.

Europe’s biofuels plans driving social and...

Thu, 18/11/2010
New research warns of massive increase in carbon emissions and land conversion through the use of biofuels in Europe.

How Biodiversity Supports Climate Resilience

Fri, 04/06/2010
What do International Year of Biodiversity and climate change have in common?. Jo Phillips from the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) tell’s us…