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Free app puts Iberian IBAs on the map

Tue, 27/09/2011 - 09:00

A free app that aims to encourage sustainable tourism in the Important Bird Areas of Spain and Portugal is available for users of Apple’s iPhones and iPads. The app, Iberian Birds, will enable users to find the nearest I...

Europe and Central Asia

BirdLife y la Convención Ramsar participan en la conservación de manglares en las Américas

Wed, 13/07/2011 - 20:05

BirdLife recientemente asistió a la 2ª reunión de la Iniciativa Regional de la Convención de Ramsar para la ...

Americas

República Dominicana celebró el Día Mundial de las Aves

Wed, 01/06/2011 - 03:51

Santo Domingo. Las aves han acompañado al hombre a lo largo de la historia. Sus cantos les han alegrado la vida, y su belleza y colorido han inspirado a pintores, escritores y po...

Americas

Study confirms IBAs are priority sites for expansion of protected area network in Africa

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 09:12

A paper co-authored by senior scientists from BirdLife International and the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) finds a signifi...

Africa

The IBA Local Conservation Groups Network in Chiapas and Yucatan Peninsula- México

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:59

Several BirdLife Partners are demonstrating success in establishing and coordinating Local Conservation Networks. This report is...

Americas

Networks of care

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 13:19

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. More than half of Poland’s 140 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) are over 15,000 hectares. The biggest of all, Tuchola Forest, covers 360,000 hectares. Simply monitoring sites of this size is a for...

Europe and Central Asia

Saving Malawi IBAs

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 11:30

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. In Malawi, the Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM, BirdLife Affiliate) operates through nine branches covering the entire country, supported by a national secretariat in B...

Africa

Volunteering the Danish Way

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 10:40

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. 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 ...

Europe and Central Asia

Working for Lebanese IBAs

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 10:31

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. From its establishment in 1986, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL, BirdLife in Lebanon)  advocated the establishment of a national protected areas pr...

Middle East

Caretaker network in Greece

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 09:13

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. The Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS, BirdLife in Greece) is one of the largest membership based conservation non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Greece. In ord...

Europe and Central Asia

Site conservation in India

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 08:56

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS, BirdLife in India), one of the largest membership-based conservation NGOs in India, is the oldest organisation in the BirdLife Partne...

Asia

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

Bird Clubs South Africa style

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 08:41

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. 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 ...

Africa

Cross-border conservation vital to protect birds in a climate change world

Wed, 09/02/2011 - 08:38

Countries need to increase co-operation over conservation to protect birds and other wildlife in an era of climate change, according to a ne...

Africa