Mon, 22/07/2013 - 12:36
Sierra de Bahoruco, an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area in the Dominican Republic has been recently identified as an IBA in Danger and is under immediate threat from development,
Forests of Hope
Thu, 28/03/2013 - 15:01
BirdLife in the Americas has received the award for Biodiversity Conservation Projects in Latin America from the BBVA Foundation (Fundación BBVA), which implements the corporate social responsibility programme of the Spanish-based BBVA banking group.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas
Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:56
Portugal’s Secretary of State for the Environment has halted the proposed destruction of the Pera Marsh IBA to make way for a golf course and holiday complex.
Europe and Central Asia
Mon, 15/10/2012 - 23:01
The e-Atlas covers 3,000 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and is the first global inventory of important sites for the conservation of migratory marine species
Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:25
The Mount Hilong-hilong Important Bird Area (IBA), one of the last tracts of lowland rainforest in the northeast of mainland Mindanao in the Philippines, is the home of the globally threatened Philippine Eagle, and of the indigenous Mamanwas and Manobos.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia
Fri, 22/06/2012 - 16:48
BirdLife remains concerned that development of the eastern stretch of the road is proceeding, and urges that any transport solutions must be sustainable and that environmental issues should be properly taken into account.
Wed, 29/02/2012 - 09:52
Paraguayan environmental organizations including Guyra Paraguay (BirdLife in Paraguay) are alarmed at the recent decision of the national government to actively promote the settlement of small-scale farmers ('campesinos') within the Ñacunday National Park. The decision to promote a solution which flouts both national legislation and international conventions, sets a worrying precedent for other protected areas in the country.
Forests of Hope - Americas
Fri, 24/02/2012 - 11:12
Following a campaign led by Nature Kenya, supported by other BirdLife Partners, Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has officially rejected a proposal to convert 10,000 hectares of Dakatcha Woodland IBA to grow the biofuel crop jatropha.
Mon, 06/02/2012 - 09:30
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