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BirdLife Partners working across the Mediterranean to protect seabirds

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 15:07

Seabird and marine conservation experts are gathering this week in Hammamet, Tunisia to discuss the current knowledge of seabirds and the key threats they...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia

Landmark move to protect albatrosses in the Western and Central Pacific just announced

Wed, 05/12/2012 - 15:17

After long deliberations stretching across four days, the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) have ag...

Pacific Seabirds and Marine - Pacific

Forest & Bird calls for submissions on seabird by-catch

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 21:58

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) urges people to have a say on a government plan to reduce the numbers of seabirds killed every year by the fishing industry. The Min...

Pacific New Zealand Seabirds and Marine - Pacific

Marine conservation e-Atlas marks a breakthrough in sharing data to manage the world’s oceans

Mon, 15/10/2012 - 23:01

The first global inventory of important sites for the conservation of migratory marine species represent...

Worldwide Marine

From Fiji to US Project Puffin – Blog by Sialesi Rasalato

Tue, 02/10/2012 - 01:30

In March this year, I was delighted to be awarded the Josephine Daneman Herz International Seabird Fellowship 2012. The fellowship allowed me to be part of a group of young bio...

Pacific

Palau shortlisted for the 2012 Future Policy Award

Wed, 12/09/2012 - 03:31

The Palau Conservation Society (PCS - BirdLife Partner) are delighted that two of the six short-listed policies for the 2012 Future Policy Award are from their Pacific Island nation. The 2012 Fu...

Pacific

Black-browed Albatross shows population increase

Tue, 24/07/2012 - 08:05

A new report indicates a healthy increase in the numbers of Black-browed Albatrosses breeding in the Falkland Islands (Las Malvinas). The report, submitted to the Environment Committee of the F...

Europe and Central Asia Marine

Beck’s pulls in at the petrel station

Tue, 12/06/2012 - 08:41

A BirdLife International survey in southern New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, has encountered the largest single aggregation of Critically Endangered Beck’s Petrel Pseudobulweria becki, ever recorded. Upwards of 100 bir...

Pacific

Protecting marine biodiversity on International Day of Biological Diversity

Tue, 22/05/2012 - 11:00

Marine Biodiversity is the theme for this year's International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB), celebrated today. The BirdLife Internatio...

Worldwide

Indian Ocean Tuna Commission moves to protect albatrosses

Thu, 26/04/2012 - 12:47

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has agreed to measures that, if appropriately implemented by tuna longline fishing vessels, will result in significant reductions in albatro...

Worldwide Seabirds and Marine - Asia

National assessment shows Australians must work abroad to save their birds

Wed, 29/02/2012 - 08:37

A newly published study shows Australians must work with international partners if they are to save all of Australia’s birds. Charles Darwin Univ...

Pacific

Emergency conservation work pays off: Zino's Petrel bounces back!

Wed, 15/02/2012 - 08:48

Zino’s Petrel was Europe’s rarest seabird even before a ravaging wild fire hit the heart of Madeira’s central massif, where this globally endangered bir...

Europe and Central Asia

First assessment of Endangered Northern Rockhopper Penguins since 2011 oil spill

Sun, 05/02/2012 - 23:01

Almost a year since thousands of endangered penguins’ lives were threatened by an oil spill on Nightingale Island - part of Tristan da...

Worldwide

New stronghold for Japanese Murrelet found

Mon, 23/01/2012 - 10:21

A recent study led by the Wild Bird Society of Japan (BirdLife Partner) has found that the Izu Islands, on the Pacific side of Japan, hold the second largest concentration of the threatened Japanese Murrelet Sy...

Asia

Fiji Petrel crash-lands in Gau

Fri, 16/12/2011 - 09:16

NatureFiji-MareqetiViti recently recovered and released a Fiji Petrel Pseudobulweria macgillivrayi, after it landed in a village on Gau Island, Fiji, where this enigmatic species is believed to breed. The bird grounded was found by l...

Pacific

Call to save UK's hummingbirds, albatrosses and whales

Wed, 30/11/2011 - 09:20

Almost 17,000 people have called for the British Government to step up and honour its responsibilities to the UK Overseas Territories, which contain over 85% of the UK's global...

Europe and Central Asia

Tragic impact on wildlife from New Zealand oil disaster

Thu, 13/10/2011 - 15:48

Hundreds of dead birds have already been found along the Bay of Plenty coastline as a result of the Rena oil spill disaster but these represent just a fraction of the affected wildlife...

Pacific New Zealand

Rat eradication success in New Caledonia

Sun, 25/09/2011 - 17:08

As part of a David and Lucile Packard Foundation project Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie (SCO) the BirdLife Partner in New Caledonia, undertook operations in 2008 to eradicate invasive Black Rats Rattus rattus ...

Pacific

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