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The reality of climate change in peoples' lives

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 09:27

Climate change is no longer a vague, abstract ‘concept’. It is fast becoming a harsh reality in the daily lives of people, especially in poorer environments.What has happened in ...

Africa Congo Climate Change - Africa

Building capacity to save Haiti’s biodiversity

Tue, 17/04/2012 - 13:25

Over the last 12 months, BirdLife has been stepping up its efforts to build the capacity of Société Audubon Haiti (SAH) through both institutional strengthening and staff training. The latest chapte...

Americas

Cook Islanders decide next steps for their IBAs

Fri, 17/02/2012 - 02:59

The pacific islands of Mauke and Mangaia have been identfied as Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) by Te Ipukarea Society (TIS; BirdLife in the Cook Islands) and BirdLife In...

Pacific

More petrels discovered in Haiti

Tue, 07/02/2012 - 11:14

The nocturnal calls of Black-capped Petrels Pterodroma hasitata have guided Haitian researchers to discover more nesting locations for this Endangered seabird. During November and December 2011, researchers from the Société Audubo...

Americas

Planning ahead in the Cooks

Mon, 02/01/2012 - 19:59

Te Ipukarea Society (TIS; BirdLife in the Cook Islands) have drafted a new Strategic Plan till 2015 for the organisation. "Key areas are a programme for youth to “learn by doing”, implementation of a comprehensive membership strategy, conse...

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

Conservation fund for the Mediterranean Basin gives key role to the BirdLife Partnership

Mon, 19/12/2011 - 09:45

A partnership led by Doğa Derneği/BirdLife in Turkey that also includes the BirdLife International Global Secretariat ...

Middle East

Governments urged to recognise the role of ecosystems and biodiversity in climate change adaptation and mitigation

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 21:39

Climate change during the coming decades is projected to dramatica...

Worldwide

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

The ecology of the Mao in Samoa

Tue, 20/09/2011 - 01:24

Mao Gymnomyza samoensis is an endemic honeyeater found in Samoa which is classified as Endangered by BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List because it has a small, fragmented range that is declining as the quality of its forest hab...

Pacific

Jamaica may cease to be “the fairest isle that eyes ever beheld” in the face of climate change

Wed, 14/09/2011 - 00:44

Data from climate models indicate that Jamaica is likely to experience significant changes in temp...

Americas

BirdLife and the Ramsar Convention focus on mangrove conservation in the Americas

Wed, 13/07/2011 - 18:39

BirdLife recently attended the 2nd meeting of the Ramsar Convention’s Regional Initiative for the Conservation and Wise Use of...

Americas Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

BirdLife Pacific e-bulletin out now

Wed, 23/02/2011 - 12:58

Welcome to our first e-bulletin in 2011. In this issue we bring you news of some of the activities being carried out by BirdLife Partners across the Pacific region to save our most threatened bird species – and our wider bio...

Pacific

BirdLife recognised in British Honours list

Wed, 12/01/2011 - 08:34

Jonathan Eames, programme manager for BirdLife International in Indochina has been awarded an OBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the British New Year’s Honours List. The award has been given for service...

Asia

The Mangrove Alliance: a natural solution to a tangled issue

Tue, 14/12/2010 - 07:08

A new alliance of BirdLife Partners and other organisations aims to conserve, restore and manage mangrove forests sustainably throughout the American tropics. The Neotropical...

Americas Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance

MacArthur Foundation helps build a long-term future for Haitian biodiversity

Thu, 18/11/2010 - 14:35

The MacArthur Foundation is supporting the BirdLife Caribbean Program’s commitment to build the capacity of Société Audubon Haïti (SAH) with a...

Americas

Ministers swarm in to Nagoya

Tue, 26/10/2010 - 22:50

The convention center now resembles a beehive, with the arrival of ministers meeting up with their delegations in the corridors, crowds of photographers and camera crews with their equipment in tow, and a scaling up of the security and po...

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