News IBA

“Porto fayoum” tourism development planned at Lake Qarun - an Important Bird Area and a proposed world heritage site in egypt

Thu, 12/05/2011 - 12:22

The first development in an Egyptian protected area is planned by real estate developers.

Africa

Grupo Jaragua realiza visita al Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 18:12

Como parte de los proyectos de conservación y protección al medio ambiente y los recursos naturales en la República Dominicana, que realiza el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana), fue realizada la excursión al Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco , con el objetivo de incentivar a la visita del parque.

Americas

Laguna de Oviedo becomes a living classroom during wetlands celebrations in Dominican Republic

Tue, 12/04/2011 - 17:18

On 2 February, Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) started their 2011 calendar of environmental festivities by celebrating World Wetlands Day

Americas

Proud moment as BirdLife Partnership in Africa launches Local Conservation Groups report

Fri, 08/04/2011 - 12:16

The BirdLife Partners in Africa have published a report on their experience of working with Site Support Groups.

Africa

African IBA monitoring project looks to sustainable future

Sun, 27/03/2011 - 10:13

African countries meet to look at how to meet their Convention of Biological Diversity obligations.

Africa

Volunteering the Danish Way

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 10:40

Bird conservation in Denmark has a long history and DOF, the Danish BirdLife Partner, is one of the oldest nature conservation societies in Europe. In 2002, inspired by similar examples from the BirdLife Partnership, DOF decided to establish groups of volunteers around each of their 128 IBAs.

Europe and Central Asia

Bird Clubs South Africa style

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 08:41

BirdLife South Africa (BLSA; BirdLife Partner) has a membership of around 6,700, of whom more than 5,000 are also members of Bird Clubs. The network of more than 40 Bird Club/branches and affiliates provides a great resource, which allows BLSA to achieve much more than it could through its dedicated staff alone.

Africa

Trees of Life

Wed, 26/01/2011 - 23:25

The name Hurricane Hole might conjure images of howling winds and crashing seas. In fact, this collection of bays on the southern shore of St. John, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, is a sheltered sanctuary whose crystalline waters offer safe haven for young fish.

Americas

Important Bird Areas in Asia: Key Sites for Conservation

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:00

297 pages, £19, Available to buy. Important Bird Areas in Asia is the first comprehensive inventory of Asia's key sites for birds and biodiversity

Asia

Important Bird Areas in Europe: Priority Sites for Conservation 2 Volume Set

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:00

1600 pages, £35, Available to buy. Updated and extended, this book provides comprehensive coverage of the 3,619 most important sites for bird conservation in 51 European countries, equivalent to seven percent of the continent's land area.

Europe and Central Asia

Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: Key Sites for Conservation

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:00

348 pages, £22.99, Available to buy. This publication puts a spotlight on the Caribbean network of Important Bird Areas (IBAs).

Americas

Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands: Priority Sites for Conservation

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:00

1144 pages, £14.99, Available to buy. This book details 1228 sites in 58 countries in Africa which support such threatened species, or meet other criteria to qualify as Important Bird Areas (IBAs).

Africa

Important Bird Areas of the Americas: Priority Sites for Biodiversity Conservation

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:00

460 pages, £44.99, Available to buy. This book provides a concise summary of the 2345 Important Bird Areas in the Americas.

Americas

Important Bird Areas in the Middle East

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:00

410 pages, Out of print. This book identifies and describes the 391 sites most important for the conservation of these birds and other biodiversity.

Middle East

Important Bird Areas in Timor Leste: Key Sites for Conservation

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:00

86 pages, £14.99, Available to buy. This book describes 16 sites in Timor-Leste which are of global importance for the conservation of birds and their habitats.

Asia

Las IBAs en República Dominicana a sólo un "click" de distancia

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 18:34

El directorio nacional de las Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves (IBAs) en República Dominicana está disponible para su descarga (en formato PDF) en el sitio web de Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana).

Americas

Leading Canadian conservation groups say wind farm doesn’t belong in Important Bird Area

Tue, 23/11/2010 - 08:43

Nature Canada and Ontario Nature are urging Gilead Power Corporation not to build a wind turbine farm in the heart of the globally significant Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird Area.

Americas

Nepal leads the way in valuing nature

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 13:02

The Nepalese Government has pledged that the country will lead the way in developing global standards to value ecosystem services; the resources and processes supplied by natural ecosystems that benefit humankind such as clean drinking water and crop pollination.

Asia