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Fijians for Fijian Forests – linking livelihoods and landscapes

Wed, 14/09/2011 - 21:26

Mount Nabukelevu is one of two Important Bird Areas (IBAs) on the Fijian island of Kadavu, and its montane forest is of critical importance for five Globally Threat...

Pacific

An update on Montserrat’s efforts to address the issue of feral livestock

Thu, 23/06/2011 - 17:49

A previous BirdLife Community Blog highlighted the threat posed by feral livestock to the Centre Hills on Montserrat and actions being taken by ...

Americas

Muted celebrations for Thailand's most colourful bird

Tue, 14/06/2011 - 15:26

The rediscovery of Gurney’s Pitta 25 years ago today (June 14) brought hope for a beautiful bird feared extinct for over three decades. But the bird’s future still hangs in the b...

Asia

Keeping islands rat-free for pacific birds and people – with Elenoa Seniloli

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 04:07

“Lying in my tent at night, I could hear rat-traps snapping shut all around me”, said Elenoa Seniloli - Conservation Officer BirdLife Inte...

Pacific

Swarovski Optik announces new conservation commitment

Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:22

Delegates attending the inaugural meeting of the Sociable Lapwing International Working Group in Syria, last weekend, received this welcome news when Swarovski Optik announced they wo...

Middle East Preventing Extinctions

World Water Day: thirsty cities

Tue, 22/03/2011 - 13:13

Coping with the growing water needs of cities is one of the most pressing challenges of this century. Half of the world’s population now lives in cities and it’s estimated that within two decades this will increase to nearly 60% of ...

Worldwide

Syria hosts inaugural meeting of the Sociable Lapwing International Working Group.

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 07:25

Conservation scientists and government officials from fourteen countries spanning three continents are meeting in Syria today to p...

Middle East

Tackling the problem of feral livestock on Montserrat

Mon, 31/01/2011 - 11:18

Invasive species have had a devastating impact on island biodiversity around the world and are one of the main drivers of species extinction on islands. In the Caribbean, pigs and feral gr...

Americas

The Magnificent Seven (rat free Fijian islands)

Tue, 21/12/2010 - 08:39

Two years after the BirdLife International Fiji Programme implemented an operation to eradicate rats from the Ringgold Islands, all seven islands have been confirmed rodent-free. Early monitoring als...

Pacific

MacArthur Foundation helps build a long-term future for Haitian biodiversity

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 14:35

The MacArthur Foundation is supporting the BirdLife Caribbean Program’s commitment to build the capacity of Société Audubon Haïti (SAH) with a...

Americas