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Debate heating up on biofuels – BirdLife’s...

Wed, 08/12/2010
Biofuels are any kind of fuel derived from living things. In principle, they are a way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil fuels like oil and coal. It is also estimated that emissions from burning biofuels are broadly comparable to the amount of the gas absorbed from the atmosphere when the biofuel plants are grown. Sounds great. Right? Sadly not...

Time to hit the biodiversity target – BirdLife’s...

Thu, 30/09/2010
Next month the world's leaders are meeting in Japan to discuss a new biodiversity target. This is a vitally important milestone for the future of wildlife on our shared planet. We’ll be covering the news from the event, however looking back at September’s stories we already have some powerful messages for governments to consider...

Conservation gets personal - BirdLife's...

Wed, 01/09/2010

“Conservation is all about what each of us can do personally to help”, said Richard Gri