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A Hot Race for Bird Conservation

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 15:08

 Nearly 24 hours side by side, some of the world’s finest birders competed against each other in Israel, in a hot race to raise money for bird conservation.By Jonathan Meyrav, Project CoordinatorOn March 25th, 135 birde...

Europe and Central Asia Israel Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

Manuals for empowering Africa’s citizens to conserve migratory birds

Wed, 24/09/2014 - 10:21

The wonder of migration has not ceased to captivate the minds of many as a science and a hobby, with records dating back to the 18th century, and even bey...

Africa Local Empowerment - Africa

Action taken for flyways - international counts and conferences working for conservation

Tue, 04/02/2014 - 11:00

Early in January and February events have been taking place to protect the Wadden Sea and migration routes along the E...

Europe and Central Asia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Migratory Soaring Birds’ Considerations in the Energy Sector

Sat, 15/12/2012 - 09:36

Under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs/Egyptian Environment...

Africa Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

On the road to a common ground for Ethiopia’s energy plans and conservation of migratory soaring birds

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 08:12

Stakeholders from Ethiopia’s energy sector and civil society organisations recen...

Africa Ethiopia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Managing Effects of Wind Power on Birds and Bats

Tue, 30/10/2012 - 10:04

Wind energy can make a valuable contribution to tackling climate change and lasting sustainable development. Already 19% of global electrical supply is provided by renewables and wind contributes 2....

Middle East

Record Sociable Lapwing flock found in Uzbekistan

Mon, 22/10/2012 - 14:46

Follow all the latest from this project at www.birdlife.org/sociable-lapwing One of the most recent conservation organisations to become a range state partner supporting international Sociabl...

Europe and Central Asia

PARTICIPANTS GO WILD in workshop on communication for conserving migrating birds!!!

Tue, 17/07/2012 - 10:59

From the 2nd to the 5th of July 2012, the Migratory Soaring Birds project held a regional communication workshop that gathered m...

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Nesting shorebirds protected at the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats, Puerto Rico

Fri, 06/07/2012 - 12:20

During May 2012, Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, Inc. (SOPI, BirdLife in Puerto Rico) installed 25 signs in the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats National Wildlife...

Americas

Asian Coastal Wetlands leaflet

Fri, 15/06/2012 - 12:04

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Asia

VBN funds expansion of migratory shorebird research

Thu, 31/05/2012 - 10:39

Vogelbescherming Nederland (VBN, BirdLife in The Netherlands) and WWF-Netherlands are funding a new chair in migratory bird ecology at the University of Groningen. The chair is held by Profess...

Worldwide

World Migratory Bird Day 2012 highlights multiple benefits of safeguarding bird habitats

Fri, 11/05/2012 - 10:53

Migratory birds undertake some of the most daring journeys in the animal kingdom, often covering thousands of kilometr...

Worldwide Migratory Birds and Flyways

World Migratory Bird Day celebration plans in the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 12:38

          The BirdLife International UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds project will celebrate the World Migrator...

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Linking sites and people through migratory birds

Thu, 03/05/2012 - 15:29

Six BirdLife Partners in the Americas, together with the global Rio Tinto-BirdLife program and local conservation groups, have successfully completed three years of conservation efforts for migrator...

Americas

Paul Winter, composer of Flyways, named to receive Audubon award

Fri, 02/03/2012 - 21:01

Grammy-winning saxophonist Paul Winter will receive the John James Audubon Center Award for Art Inspiring Conservation (AIC), just prior to a special public concert...

Americas

National assessment shows Australians must work abroad to save their birds

Wed, 29/02/2012 - 08:37

A newly published study shows Australians must work with international partners if they are to save all of Australia’s birds. Charles Darwin Univ...

Pacific

Targeting hunters to save Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Tue, 17/01/2012 - 09:28

It is estimated that at least 220 Spoon-billed Sandpipers, about half the global population, winter in Myanmar’s Gulf of Martaban. “Although not specifically targeted, Spoon-billed Sandpiper is regu...

Asia

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