News Marine Important Bird Area

Shearwaters feeding off Senegal ©Sylla

A breakthrough in marine conservation within the...

Fri, 11/12/2015
The BirdLife International Marine Programme (BIMP) and Africa Partnership secretariat share a goal to achieve conservation objectives for seabirds and marine resources with a focus on West and North African regions through the Alcyon Project.

BirdLife Partners working across the...

Fri, 20/02/2015

Seabird and marine conservation experts are gathering this week in Hammamet, Tu

Marine conservation e-Atlas marks a breakthrough...

Mon, 15/10/2012
The e-Atlas covers 3,000 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and is the first global inventory of important sites for the conservation of migratory marine species

Caribbean Seabird Tracking Pilot Study Gives...

Tue, 25/09/2012
Dog Island is an uninhabited offshore islet lying northwest of the Caribbean UK Overseas Territory (UKOT) of Anguilla, and is considered to be the second most important individual island for seabirds in the eastern Caribbean, despite being only about 200 ha in size.

Satellite Tracking Leads to Compilation of...

Thu, 25/11/2010
A new study on Sooty Shearwaters in the California Current shows the benefit of seabird tracking data in identifying priority sites for seabird conservation at sea.

Oceans Day at Nagoya

Sat, 23/10/2010
Today is Oceans Day at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Conference of Parties meeting in Nagoya, Japan. The day is drawing attention to the increasing scientific evidence indicating the rapidly declining health of marine and coastal biodiversity. Indicative of these changes are the declines in seabird populations. BirdLife’s Global Seabird Programme has launched a new booklet which outlines our innovative approach to identifying and conserving marine Important Bird Area...

Marine Important Bird Areas - booklet

Fri, 01/10/2010

BirdLife International’s Important Bird Area (IBA) programme has, for more than 25 year

Spatial Ecology At Sea: Opportunities and...

Thu, 09/09/2010
World Seabird Conference workshop abstract by: Ben Lascelles – BirdLife International; Gary Langham – Audubon California; Rob Ronconi – Dalhousie; Jim Reid – Joint Nature Conservancy Council.

The BirdLife International Seabird Foraging Range...

Wed, 08/09/2010
World Seabird Conference workshop poster abstract by Ben Lascelles (BirdLife International.