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When we were up we were up...

Mon, 25/04/2011 - 23:56

An adventure to Kadavu, Fiji in search of Collared Petrel.

Pacific

Trucks and timber seized after Asity Madagascar intervenes

Mon, 25/04/2011 - 07:45

Asity Madagascar (BirdLife in Madagascar) has helped to strike a blow against illegal loggers in the Tsitongambarika forest Important Bird Area.

Africa

Proud moment as BirdLife Partnership in Africa launches Local Conservation Groups report

Fri, 08/04/2011 - 12:16

The BirdLife Partners in Africa have published a report on their experience of working with Site Support Groups.

Africa

BirdLife South Africa’s Bird Clubs & Branches

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 09:56

This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them. The review is part of a project funded by the Aage V. Jensen Foundation.

Africa

The Network of Important Bird Areas in Québec, Canada

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 09:43

The purpose of this article is to explore the emerging Important Bird Area (IBA) Caretaker Network in Québec within the Canadian context with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the values of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

Americas

Local Conservation Groups in Malawi – Partnerships for conservation and development

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 09:35

This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them. The review is part of a project funded by the Aage V. Jensen Foundation.

Africa

The Indian Bird Conservation Network

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 08:56

This report is part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them. The review is part of a project funded by the Aage V. Jensen Foundation.

Asia

The IBA Caretaker Network in Poland

Sat, 19/03/2011 - 08:55

The purpose of this report is to explore and analyse the IBA Caretaker Network in Poland with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the value of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

Europe and Central Asia

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 part of a project which aims to capture, document and disseminate these experiences and the lessons learned from them.

Americas

The involvement of Local Conservation Groups in IBA conservation in the Himas of Lebanon

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:53

The purpose of this report is to explore and analyse the IBA Caretaker Network in Lebanon with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the value of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

Middle East

The Danish IBA Caretaker Network

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:37

The purpose of this report is to explore and analyse the IBA Caretaker Network in Denmark with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the value of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

Europe and Central Asia

The Greek IBA Caretaker Network

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:12

The purpose of this report is to explore and analyse the IBA Caretaker Network in Greece with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the value of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

Europe and Central Asia

Networks of care

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 13:19

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 formidable challenge.

Europe and Central Asia

Saving Malawi IBAs

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 11:30

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 Blantyre.

Africa

Volunteering the Danish Way

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 10:40

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 similar examples from the BirdLife Partnership, DOF decided to establish groups of volunteers around each of their 128 IBAs.

Europe and Central Asia

Working for Lebanese IBAs

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 10:31

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 programme.

Middle East

Prioritising nature people

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 09:16

“Working with local conservation groups is not just a branch of our work, but the cross-cutting axis of most of our activities”, explains Rosa María Vidal, Executive Director of Pronatura Sur. “As we say, ‘our priority is the people who have nature as a priority’.”

Americas

Caretaker network in Greece

Fri, 18/03/2011 - 09:13

The Hellenic Ornithological Society (HOS, BirdLife in Greece) is one of the largest membership based conservation non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Greece. In order to monitor the many Important Bird Areas (IBAs) scattered around the country, HOS needs a network of volunteer ‘eyes and ears’ on the ground, to gather information and eventually act to protect sites.

Europe and Central Asia