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Liberia takes another leap forward in biodiversity conservation

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:51

The National Wildlife Conservation and Protected Areas Management Act was finally endorsed by Liberia’s Lower House of Representatives on Tuesday 11th November ...

Africa Liberia Forests of Hope - Africa

Inspiring hope through Ecosystem Restoration

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 13:48

The IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) named three conservation leaders from Indonesia, all involved at some point with BirdLife's Partner Burung Indonesia, as the recipient of Kent...

Asia Indonesia Forests of Hope

Are we finally almost there? The Gola Forest National Park gazettement in Liberia: an update

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 13:36

The Liberian Government has been undertaking some admirable steps as part of efforts to conserve the remaining...

Africa Liberia Forests of Hope - Africa

Children's Festival in Lebanon celebrates the "Secrets of Bird Migration and Forests of Hope"

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 10:33

A day full of environmental activities attracted more than 150 students aged b...

Middle East Lebanon Forests of Hope

A wedding and a Swedish philanthropist protect Paraguayan forest

Fri, 15/06/2012 - 10:11

What do a wedding, a Swedish philanthropist, the conservation of the Atlantic Rainforest and a Paraguayan indigenous community have in common? The answer lies in the ...

Americas Paraguay Local Empowerment - Americas

BirdLife and ITTO agree to pursue common goals on tropical forests

Wed, 25/01/2012 - 08:54

BirdLife International and The International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation between IT...

Worldwide

Restoring the Philippines' Forests

Wed, 28/12/2011 - 07:00

The Haribon Foundation (BirdLife in the Philippines), with the support of the Disney’s Friends for Change has produced a 6-minute video aimed at children on deforestation and its impacts, and what Haribon is doing to...

Sierra Leone protects climate by saving its largest forest for the world

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 ...

Africa

Save forests. Save ourselves

Mon, 24/01/2011 - 10:35

It's now official - 2011 is the UN International year of the forests. "BirdLife welcomes the spotlight this year falling on the lungs of our planet and home to the majority of the World's biodiversity", said Dr Marco Lambertini, Bird...

Worldwide

Agreement close on REDD+ at Cancún

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 21:44

In the closing hours of the climate change conference in Cancún, Mexico, agreement seems to be close on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), which would provide a mechanism for delivering fin...

Worldwide

How BirdLife is conserving tropical forests - with Roger Safford

Thu, 16/09/2010 - 07:39

I work in the Conservation Department, a small team whose job it is to coordinate, manage and support global conservation programmes of the BirdLife Partnership. I’ve...

Worldwide

Conservation gets personal - BirdLife's August 2010 Round Up

Wed, 01/09/2010 - 16:21

“Conservation is all about what each of us can do personally to help”, said Richard Grimmett - BirdLife’s Assistant Director of Conservation - last month. Richard w...

Worldwide

Top Ten News – BirdLife’s June 2010 Round Up

Mon, 05/07/2010 - 14:57

Like the FIFA Football World Cup, BirdLife’s news shows the ups and downs of international conservation efforts. In June we kept up the focus on some vital BirdLife work from around the globe: For ...

Pangolins saved from traditional medicine trade released in Harapan Rainforest

Tue, 08/06/2010 - 07:48

The pangolin is a strange looking mammal; scaly, with a prehensile tail, and claws for opening termite mounds. I never thought I’d see one...

Asia

Time for talk at Tiger Junction

Fri, 04/06/2010 - 09:40

We are currently holding discussions with one of the indigenous community groups living within Harapan Rainforest, at a place called Simpang Macan (Tiger Junction). This group of 27 families is based at Simpang Macan, but moves int...