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Women in Conservation: Cherchez les femmes!

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 08:07

This 7th and last article in the series about 'women in conservation' lists the main lessons learned from the 5 ‘Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies’ (WHSS) projects that were implemented between May 2014 ...

Africa Kenya Capacity Development

Women in Conservation: Can the neck overtake the head?

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:46

When women talk to us it is like they are singingAccording to one young moran (warrior), speaking during a discussion about women’s participation in conservation decision making: “When w...

Africa Kenya Local Empowerment

Women in Conservation: Peace, love and mushrooms!

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 12:05

Small can be beautifulThis was again clearly shown by the recently completed small grant project under the Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies programme at the Echuya Forest Reserve Important...

Africa Uganda

Women in Conservation: A nine-month journey towards more gender equality in Kenya

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 12:16

“The project we implemented under the Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies (WHSS) programme, was a nine-month journey full of exci...

Africa Kenya

Women in Conservation: Let women benefit from ecotourism revenues - biodiversity will benefit, too

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 14:44

98%: This is the percentage of members on the Project Procurement Committees that decide on revenu...

Africa

Women in Conservation: Songs for the Forest

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 15:34

Do Maasai women participate in decisions affecting the Naimina Enkiyio (Forest of the Lost Girl Child)* in southern Kenya?This is one of many questions asked in interviews during a study of “Gendered Fo...

Africa Local Empowerment

GIRRRRL POWER!

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:21

We need more women in conservation!“Women do a lot of things and they do it perfectly. However when it comes to conservation, they are supposed to be behind. Why?”This question was not asked by a woman, but by a man called George Gathu. George is one of ...

Africa Local Empowerment

Biodiversity survey of paradise in the South Pacific

Mon, 06/08/2012 - 03:03

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 i...

Pacific

Restoring Pacific paradise

Fri, 27/07/2012 - 00:49

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, ...

Pacific

Islands In The Sky – Conserving The Cloud Forests Of Samoa

Thu, 26/07/2012 - 02:40

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 inte...

Pacific

BirdLife International and CEPF invite new Letters of Inquiry for the Indo-Burma Hotspot.

Mon, 02/07/2012 - 09:38

BirdLife International in Indochina, in its role as the Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for CEPF in the Indo-Burm...

Asia

BirdLife in Indochina newsletter The Babbler No.41 released

Tue, 15/05/2012 - 10:36

BirdLife International in Indochina has released its quarterly newsletter The Babbler No. 41 (February -May  2012). Please download the document  here. (PDF, 7.1 MB) In this is...

Asia

Rat eradication planned in the Cooks

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 01:41

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 importa...

Pacific

Spotlight on three Important Bird Areas in the Cook Islands

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 01:22

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 Biodiv...

Pacific

New Palau Conservation Society website and video showcase success

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 01:10

The Palau Conservation Society (PCS – BirdLife Partner) works to empower their communities to steward Palau’s environment and launched a new website and...

Pacific Palau Local Empowerment - Pacific

Fijian local conservation group receives global award

Wed, 28/03/2012 - 00:41

A local group working to conserve the Natewa Tunuloa Important Bird Area in Fiji has won the prestigious Equator Prize for 2012. “The Sisi Initiative stood out among more than 800 entries ...

Pacific

Videos provide new information on Mao

Tue, 21/02/2012 - 20:48

Mao Gymnomyza samoensis is an endemic honeyeater found in Samoa which is classified as Endangered by BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List because it has a small, fragmented range that is declining as the quality of it...

Pacific

Cook Islanders decide next steps for their IBAs

Fri, 17/02/2012 - 02:59

The pacific islands of Mauke and Mangaia have been identfied as Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) by Te Ipukarea Society (TIS; BirdLife in the Cook Islands) and BirdLife In...

Pacific

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