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Conservation Leadership Programme - Applications now open for 2013!

Tue, 16/10/2012 - 12:58

Call for applications now open for the 2013 Conservation Awards. Over $800,000 USD in grants are available each year through these awards, which are aimed at early-career conservationists from all over the world. The programme aims to promote the development of future conservation leaders and provide them with the capacity to address the most significant conservation issues of our time.

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BirdLife y la Convención Ramsar participan en la conservación de manglares en las Américas

Wed, 13/07/2011 - 20:05

BirdLife recientemente asistió a la 2ª reunión de la Iniciativa Regional de la Convención de Ramsar para la Conservación y Uso Racional de Manglares y Corales en las Américas. BirdLife participó como Organización Internacional Asociada comprometida a apoyar el desarrollo y la aplicación de la Convención Ramsar.

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Conservation Leadership Programme announces award winners for 2011

Mon, 18/04/2011 - 16:03

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced this year’s 30 award-winning projects in 19 different countries, worth a total of $492,000

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Laguna de Oviedo becomes a living classroom during wetlands celebrations in Dominican Republic

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 17:18

On 2 February, Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) started their 2011 calendar of environmental festivities by celebrating World Wetlands Day

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Got a conservation emergency? Now there's help

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 14:55

The Rapid Response Facility provides small grants, focusing on UNESCO natural World Heritage sites, in response to applications for urgent support.

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La Laguna de Oviedo es convertida en un aula viviente en honor a los humedales

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 01:13

El pasado 2 de febrero, el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana) inauguró su calendario de celebraciones ambientales con el Día Mundial de los Humedales, y para celebrar desarrolló un programa de actividades educativas en torno a la conservación y el uso sostenible de la laguna de Oviedo.

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How long will they stand?

Wed, 11/08/2010 - 19:29

The destruction of the world's mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than the world's land-based forests, according to a new United Nations report. A study commissioned by the U.N. Environmental Program (UNEP) reports that one fifth (around 35,500 square kilometers) of the world's mangroves -- forests straddling both land and sea -- have been lost since 1980.

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