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Interesting raft adventure through West Africa's park of peace

Thu, 25/04/2013 - 10:08

 The British adventurer Will Millard is preparing for a daring descent of the Moro and Mano rivers which form the international boundary between Sierra Leo...

Africa

Caribbean Seabird Tracking Pilot Study Gives Encouraging Results

Tue, 25/09/2012 - 18:16

Dog Island IBA is an uninhabited offshore islet lying northwest of the Caribbean UK Overseas Territory (UKOT) of Anguilla, and is considered to be the second most imp...

Americas

Celebrating vultures

Sun, 02/09/2012 - 20:56

BirdLife Partners around the world have joined with raptor conservation and research organisations to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day, with events and awareness raising taking place.This comes against a backdrop of problems facing vultures ...

Worldwide

Monitoring birds in Montserrat’s Centre Hills

Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:01

Forestry staff from Montserrat’s Department of Environment are currently in the field conducting the annual bird monitoring exercise to determine the bird populations in the island’s Centre Hills Impo...

Americas

Seabird species face extinction in remote UK islands

Fri, 30/03/2012 - 05:01

They are more exotic than the gulls, gannets and terns of Britain's home coastlines, but many of the fascinating and charismatic species of birds on the remote shores of UK overseas territor...

Pacific

The RSPB and Tesco unite to protect rainforests

Thu, 01/03/2012 - 12:13

The RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) and Tesco (one of the world's top five global retailers) have announced a ground-breaking partnership called ‘Together For Trees’ to help protect rainforests around ...

Worldwide United Kingdom

An amazing conservation success story in Seychelles

Thu, 05/01/2012 - 08:35

In the 1960s, Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis became one of the world's rarest birds when the population slumped to just 26 individuals, all on tiny Cousin island in the Seychelle...

Africa

Global assessment identifies world’s most important wildlife forests

Thu, 22/12/2011 - 08:03

As the world tightens its economic belt, resources to address the world’s growing environmental problems are becoming increasingly limited. These reducing...

Pacific

Aircraft carrier and helicopters come to unique island's rescue

Tue, 20/12/2011 - 05:00

A ground-breaking $2.3million RSPB (BirdLife in the UK) project to eliminate introduced rats from an uninhabited island in the central Pacific has attempted t...

Pacific

New report reveals dramatic changes in the UKs waterbirds

Fri, 09/12/2011 - 07:39

Millions of ducks, geese, swans and wading birds are currently escaping arctic conditions in northern Europe, Asia, Greenland and Arctic Canada, and are coming to the UK for the wi...

Europe and Central Asia United Kingdom

A brighter future for Europe’s rarest migratory songbird

Fri, 02/12/2011 - 13:42

Aquatic Warbler, the rarest and the only globally threatened passerine bird in mainland Europe, is facing a brighter future thanks to six years of intensive work within a LIFE pr...

Europe and Central Asia

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

World experts discuss climate change at RSPB co-organised event

Wed, 09/11/2011 - 22:10

Some of the world’s leading experts on climate change, wildlife and natural systems gathered earlier today at the UK's Royal Society, to discuss the latest research on ...

Worldwide

Gone, but not forgotten

Tue, 01/11/2011 - 05:24

Ghosts of Gone Birds - an unprecedented exhibition of original art, writing and music opens today in the East End of London. Among more than 120 artists producing new work for this innovative show are Sir Peter Blake, Ralph Steadman, Margaret Atwoo...

Worldwide

Department of Environment Logo Competition Rules

Tue, 04/10/2011 - 18:19

The Department of Environment Montserrat has announced a  logo competition with a prize of $500 USD on offer. Here are the details of the competition. The Department of Environment, Montserrat invi...

Americas

India’s pharmacies flout diclofenac ban but vulture breeding centres have best year yet

Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:50

A study published in the journal Oryx has found that over a third of Indian pharmacies continue to sell diclofenac t...

Asia

Record flock of migrating Sociable Lapwings recorded in Kazakhstan

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 09:38

BirdLife International scientists monitoring migrating Sociable Lapwings in the heart of the Great Steppe have recently discovered the largest single flock seen i...

Europe and Central Asia

Ghosts of Gone Birds London haunt announced...

Fri, 26/08/2011 - 08:56

Following the launch of an extraordinary new multi-media art exhibition - Ghosts of Gone Birds - at the Liverpool School of Art & Design earlier this year, the show has grown and evolved during...

Worldwide

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