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Building a future on IBA conservation in the...

Mon, 27/09/2010
Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) are motivating communities in the Jaragua-Bahoruco-Enriquillo Biosphere Reserve to protect and value their natural resources, by getting them involved in conservation planning, environmental awareness activities and the implementation of alternatives for sustainable development.

How long will they stand?

Wed, 11/08/2010
The destruction of the world's mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than the world's land-based forests, according to a new United Nations report. A study commissioned by the U.N. Environmental Program (UNEP) reports that one fifth (around 35,500 square kilometers) of the world's mangroves -- forests straddling both land and sea -- have been lost since 1980.

New edition of The Babbler

Wed, 04/08/2010
BirdLife International in Indochina has released its quarterly newsletter, Babbler 34, for April - June 2010