News IYB2010

Nature Seychelles celebrates IYB2010

Mon, 09/08/2010 - 15:14

The latest issue of Zwazo - Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) bi-annual conservation magazine - commemorates 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). The effective conservation of biodiversity. The effectiv...


Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania's International Day for Biodiversity celebrations

Mon, 14/06/2010 - 09:25

The Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania (BirdLife Partner), celebrated International Day for Bio...


Palau Conservation Society partners to protect biodiversity by Anu Gupta

Mon, 07/06/2010 - 06:58

International Day for Biological Diversity was marked in Palau by a presentation by Anu Gupta entitled: ‘PCS and Communities: partnering to protect ou...

World Migratory Bird Day Celebration Promoting Botswana’s Diverse Culture

Fri, 04/06/2010 - 11:39

BirdLife Botswana (BirdLife Partner) in collaboration with Department of Wildlife and National Parks celebrated World Migratory Bird Day with mo...


How Biodiversity Supports Climate Resilience

Fri, 04/06/2010 - 07:38

What do International Year of Biodiversity and climate change have in common?. Jo Phillips from the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) tell’s us… Biological diversity supports ecosystems essential for human life, in...

Worldwide Climate Change

A First for Seychelles - Cousin celebrates IBA branding

Tue, 01/06/2010 - 12:36

Cousin Island Special Reserve has become the first IBA - Important Bird Area - branded site in the Seychelles and the Western Indian Ocean region. The IBA branding states publicly that...


Alaotra Grebe extinction – Do you care?

Tue, 25/05/2010 - 23:01

Today we announced that Alaotra Grebe, a waterbird from Madagascar, is officially extinct on the Red List (more). The Dodo is the undoubted ‘celebrity’ among extinct species with its depiction in books, cartoon...


International Day for Biological Diversity

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 15:22

Since 1994, the world has celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May. In the year of International Year of Biodiversity this year’s theme is “Biodiversity for Development and Poverty Al...


Helping local communities to influence decision makers in Northwestern Pichincha, Ecuador

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 14:37

The montane forests of Northwestern Pichincha, Ecuador are threatened by several factors including forest loss, decr...


Conservation of Nyabarongo Wetlands for Sustainable Livelihoods, Rwanda

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 14:35

Nyabarongo wetlands are a series of marshes in part of the flood-plain of the Nyanbarongo river, the longest river in Rwanda. This unprotected wetland I...


Safeguarding priority forest sites with local community support, Fiji

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 14:34

The Greater Tomanivi is a block of old-growth forest totaling 180km2 ranging from lowland to mountain forest on Fiji’s highest mountain (Mt Tomanivi) and is...


Improving natural resource use by local communities at Cape Mount, Liberia

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 14:27

Cape Mount (also known as Lake Piso) is an Importan Bird Area located on the coast in the south-west of Liberia. The site comprises lagoons, mangr...


Biodiversity conservation in the indigenous Chimalapas region, Oaxaca, Mexico

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 14:24

The forests of the Santa Maria Chimalapas region, Oaxaca, Mexico are one of the most important areas for biodiversity in Mexico. Pronatura, ...


Strengthening conservation of Mount Siburan IBA, Mindoro, Philippines

Fri, 21/05/2010 - 14:19

Mount Siburan IBA is the largest tract of lowland forest on Mindoro and home to several threatened species including the the Critically Endangered Mindoro...


World governments urged to be more ambitious in efforts to save biodiversity

Tue, 18/05/2010 - 08:34

Some of the world’s leading non-governmental organizations – including BirdLife - alerted world governments in a preparatory meeting for the C...


A month is a long time in BirdLife

Fri, 07/05/2010 - 13:37

World leaders have failed to deliver commitments made in 2002 to reduce the global rate of biodiversity loss by 2010, and have instead overseen alarming biodiversity declines. This is according to a new paper in the leading...

Save migratory birds in crisis - Video

Fri, 07/05/2010 - 08:00

The World Migratory Bird Day 2010 theme aims to raise awareness on globally threatened migratory birds, with a particular focus on those on the very edge of extinction the Critically Endangered migratory birds.

The 2010 Biodiversity Target : Hit or Miss? Video

Wed, 05/05/2010 - 08:04

A BirdLife Interview with Dr Stuart Butchart discussing if the World's Governments have met their commitment to significantly reduce the rate of loss of biodiversity by 2010.