News IYB2010

New spring hunting season in Malta

Thu, 15/04/2010 - 08:37

The shameful decision by the Maltese Government to open the spring hunting season in 2010 is a set back for nature conservation, which is particularly disturbing as 2010 is supposed to be the ‘International Year of Biodiversity’.

Europe and Central Asia Malta

World Migratory Bird Day focuses on globally threatened migratory birds

Wed, 31/03/2010 - 08:40

This year's World Migratory Bird Day theme has been announced as: 'Save migratory birds in crisis - every species counts!' This years awareness-raising campaign will take place from 8-9 May 2010, and aims to inspire people to take action for the conservation of migratory birds.


2010: celebrating Swallows

Wed, 24/02/2010 - 13:46

In this International Year of Biodiversity, MME (BirdLife in Hungary) has decided to celebrate the the three common species of swallow and martins: Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica, Northern House-martin Delichon urbicumand Sand Martin Riparia riparia.

Europe and Central Asia

'Year of the Tiger' Angelo Caserta - BirdLife's European Regional Director

Mon, 01/02/2010 - 15:37

Everybody knows that 2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. Probably less people know (at least in Europe!) that, according to the Chinese Zodiac, this is also the Year of the Tiger.

BirdLife's International Year of Biodiversity Message - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:35

BirdLife's International Year of Biodiversity Msssage from Dr Marco Lambertini.