Thu, 09/04/2015 - 17:26
The natural environment is vital for the wellbeing of many people in Nepal, especially those living in poor communities. Many livelihoods depend on the forest, which provides a wealth of economic, hea...
Thu, 25/04/2013 - 16:34
April 25th is World Penguin Day, possibly because this marks the start of the return of Adelie Penguins to their breeding grounds, possibly because it provide...
Thu, 11/10/2012 - 10:10
At the Convention on Biological Diversity's COP11 in Hyderabad, India, Dr Krishna Chandra Paudel (Secretary, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation in Nepal) has launched a report entitled ...
Tue, 14/08/2012 - 12:17
Countries in the seasonally dry tropics of East Africa are predicted to suffer significant negative impacts from climate change, with increasing variability in cl...
Wed, 04/07/2012 - 22:39
The Mountain Chicken Project, funded by the UK government’s Darwin Initiative and executed by the Department of Environment of Montserrat and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, is pleased to announce the publication of a poster and a ...
Mon, 28/05/2012 - 09:00
Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN; BirdLife Partner), the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, and staff from the BirdLife Secretariat (Cambridge, UK) recently conducted field surveys at Rara National Park (10,600 ha) in the w...
Thu, 02/02/2012 - 06:47
Wetlands are diverse habitats that are extremely important for biodiversity. They also provide vital benefits for millions of people, including food, fibre, flood protection, water purification and supply...
Fri, 02/12/2011 - 09:30
As the world’s richest countries once again play brinksmanship at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, in Durban, Sierra Leone has embraced ...
Wed, 30/11/2011 - 23:01
Goats and rats have been removed from two Fijian islands in a joint operation conducted by BirdLife International’s Fiji Programme and the National Trust of Fiji aimed at protecting unique wildlife on Monuriki and Kadomo. “Thi...
Sun, 02/10/2011 - 08:43
Birds Australia, Charles Darwin University and CSIRO Publishing today launched The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. The Action Plan is the third in a series that have been produced at the start of each decade. It a...
Wed, 28/09/2011 - 23:01
After years of planning a rodent eradication operation on Kayangel Atoll, Palau, has just been completed and is already showing early signs of success.“So far, there have been ...
Invasive Alien Species
Mon, 26/09/2011 - 09:59
A major new report has been published entitled State of Nepal’s Birds 2010. Produced by Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN; BirdLife in Nepal) and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservatio...