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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

Planning ahead in the Cooks

Mon, 02/01/2012 - 19:59

Te Ipukarea Society (TIS; BirdLife in the Cook Islands) have drafted a new Strategic Plan till 2015 for the organisation. "Key areas are a programme for youth to “learn by doing”, implementation of a comprehensive membership strategy, conse...

Pacific

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

Fijian Site Support Group starts own reforestation project

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 20:38

The Natewa Tunuloa Site Support Group (SSG) - on Fiji’s second largest island of Vanua Levu - has started its first independent project with funding from the GEF Small Grants P...

Pacific

The ecology of the Mao in Samoa

Tue, 20/09/2011 - 01:24

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 its forest hab...

Pacific

Search for the Fiji Petrel - Video

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 01:49

A short video showing the search for the  Criticality Endangered Fiji Petrel by NatureFiji-MareqetiViti. Known from just one specimen collected in 1855 on Gau Island, Fiji, the Fiji Petrel was lost for the next 130 years.  Si...

Pacific

Nepalese Conservation

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 08:44

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN) is the largest and oldest civil society organisation for ornithologists, birdwatchers and conservationists in Nepal. Its members include students and t...

Asia

BirdLife Pacific e-bulletin out now

Wed, 23/02/2011 - 12:58

Welcome to our first e-bulletin in 2011. In this issue we bring you news of some of the activities being carried out by BirdLife Partners across the Pacific region to save our most threatened bird species – and our wider bio...

Pacific

BirdLife recognised in British Honours list

Wed, 12/01/2011 - 08:34

Jonathan Eames, programme manager for BirdLife International in Indochina has been awarded an OBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the British New Year’s Honours List. The award has been given for service...

Asia

Liberia and Sierra Leone move to designate Gola Rainforest as National Park

Mon, 22/11/2010 - 07:59

The governments of Liberia and Sierra Leone have started the formal processes of designating the Gola Rainforest as a shared National Park and...

Africa

Post-earthquake support started for Haiti's environmental NGO sector

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 15:43

The BirdLife Caribbean Program has secured over US$250,000 from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) to strengthen Haiti's environmental...

Ministers swarm in to Nagoya

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 22:50

The convention center now resembles a beehive, with the arrival of ministers meeting up with their delegations in the corridors, crowds of photographers and camera crews with their equipment in tow, and a scaling up of the security and po...

Project launched to identify conservation targets within one million km2 of Eastern Africa

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 16:32

BirdLife International and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) have recently launched a new initiative ...

Africa

New edition of The Babbler

Thu, 16/09/2010 - 07:54

BirdLife International in Indochina has just released its quarterly newsletter, Babbler 35, for July - September 2010, which includes a feature on BirdLife CEPF Regional Implementation Team progress in Indochina. This feature gives an upd...

Asia

BirdLife and CEPF expand funding opportunities for biodiversity conservation in the Indo-Burma Hotspot

Mon, 16/08/2010 - 10:46

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academic institutions, community groups and other ...

Asia

Leading by example - BirdLife’s July 2010 Round Up

Thu, 05/08/2010 - 08:54

BirdLife works hard to hold governments to account, ensuring they keep their promises. And when governments fail, or fall below international best practices, BirdLife is ready with the pra...

New edition of The Babbler

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 14:16

BirdLife International in Indochina has released its quarterly newsletter, Babbler 34, for April - June 2010, which includes a feature on BirdLife CEPF Regional Implementation Team progress in Indochina (pages 36 - 40). This feature gives...

Asia