News IBA monitoring

Ski tourism threatened to slice through vital habitats in the Rila Mountains, Bulgaria © Leondeleeuw

10 vital bird habitats saved through conservation...

Tue, 26/11/2019
While it is impossible for us to protect every last bit of nature in existence, we can at least throw our energy and collective influence behind saving those that will have the greatest impact to the persistence of biodiversity on the planet. Here are just a few examples…

How local communities can save endangered birds...

Tue, 03/05/2016
How does a national conservation organisation with just one office protect wetlands all over the country?
Forest cover at Tesso Nilo, Indonesia, decreased by 65% between 2000 and 2012 (Photo: A C Shapiro)

An area the size of Scotland lost from the world’...

Fri, 05/02/2016
In a pioneering study, scientists from the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) and BirdLife International have analysed satellite imagery to measure forest loss remotely across the global network of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs).

IBA monitoring training for Ethiopia Site Support...

Thu, 31/05/2012
Developing the capacity of local conservation groups in biodiversity monitoring is very critical in ensuring that a larger constituency of communities is contribute to IBA monitoring.