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Touching lives through conservation project

Tue, 10/07/2012 - 07:37

A team of BirdLife International and Fondation NATURAMA (BirdLife Partner in Burkina Faso) visited Oursi Lake recently to assess the impact of small scale funding received from Ricoh to support the rehabilita...

Africa Burkina Faso Local Empowerment - Africa

Working towards a green economy in Tanzania

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 15:07

The Uluguru Mountains support a rich cloud forest that is home to plants and animals which are found nowhere else in the world, including the Critically Endangered Uluguru Bush-shrike Malaconotus alius. They ...

Africa

Rio+20 is an opportunity to fast-track the transition to the Green Economy

Thu, 14/06/2012 - 11:01

While significant development progress has been achieved over the past two decades, with almost 650 million people moving out of extreme poverty, ...

Worldwide

Saving Rara for the future

Mon, 28/05/2012 - 09:00

Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN;  BirdLife Partner),  the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, and staff from the BirdLife Secretariat (Cambridge, UK) recently conducted field surveys at Rara National Park (10,600 ha) in the w...

Asia

New publication: An Introduction to Conservation and Human Rights for BirdLife Partners

Tue, 08/05/2012 - 23:47

The BirdLife Partnership has a strong record of working collaboratively with local communities and Indigenous peoples wo...

Pacific

Fijian local conservation group receives global award

Wed, 28/03/2012 - 00:41

A local group working to conserve the Natewa Tunuloa Important Bird Area in Fiji has won the prestigious Equator Prize for 2012. “The Sisi Initiative stood out among more than 800 entries ...

Pacific

IBAs of the rising sun

Sun, 18/03/2012 - 10:08

To view the original PDF of this World Birdwatch article, click here. The volcanic island of Miyake- jima lies 180 km south of Tokyo, in Japan’s Izu island group. One of 167 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Japan, the Miyake Island Sanctuary is home t...

Asia

Kids eco-camp builds a brighter future for Fijian IBA

Sat, 11/02/2012 - 05:51

A bunch of 40 energetic kids from Nabukelevu, on the Fijian island of Kadavu, recently completed a two day eco-camp organized by the BirdLife International Fiji Programme with kind support...

Pacific

Small grants, big conservation for mangroves

Fri, 23/12/2011 - 20:55

The Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance has awarded its first small grant to Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) as part of an initiative to catalyze community-based mangrove conservat...

Americas

Empowering the Grassroots

Thu, 15/12/2011 - 09:24

In support of its Local Empowerment Programme, BirdLife has published Empowering the Grassroots, which examines the work of Important Bird Area Local Conservation Groups around the world. One of the BirdLife Partnership’s most distinctive appro...

Worldwide

Audubon's 112th Christmas Bird Count Reigns as a Model for 'Crowd Science'

Tue, 06/12/2011 - 08:31

New York NY – 5 December, 2011--The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas ...

Americas

Jaragua Community Volunteers celebrate World Bird Festival

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 20:49

Last October, the local community of El Cajuil-located in the south-west of Dominican Republic-participated in World Bird Festival (WBF) activities. This environmental event is c...

Americas

Empowering the Grassroots

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 12:28

One of the BirdLife Partnership’s most distinctive approaches to conservation is to work with local groups, which are currently active at over 2,000 Important Bird Areas –priority sites for bird conservation- worldwide. Empowering the Grassroot...

Volunteering for nature

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 06:21

Monday 5th December was International Volunteer Day (IVD), an annual event organised by the United Nations that provides an opportunity to celebrate the incredible contribution that volunteers make to the global society.Volunteers are particularly ...

Worldwide Local Empowerment

An Introduction to Conservation and Human Rights for BirdLife Partners

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 10:34

The BirdLife Partnership has a strong record of working collaboratively with local communities and Indigenous peoples worldwide. BirdLife is committed to ...

Worldwide

BirdLife projects flying high in UNEP-GEF top-twenty

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:15

This year, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) celebrates 20 years of funding environmental projects around the world through the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). During these 20...

Middle East

Fijian Site Support Group starts own reforestation project

Thu, 03/11/2011 - 20:38

The Natewa Tunuloa Site Support Group (SSG) - on Fiji’s second largest island of Vanua Levu - has started its first independent project with funding from the GEF Small Grants P...

Pacific

Land rights at last for indigenous protectors of Paraguay’s Atlantic Forest

Thu, 20/10/2011 - 08:52

After ten years of negotiations, the indigenous Kue Tuvy Aché community in Paraguay have gained formal recognition of their ownership of t...

Americas