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Future oil production sites threaten seabirds off the shore of Senegal

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 12:43

A three day meeting began on 17 February 2015 of the Experts Panel at the Abidjan Convention on Marine Environmental Standards for Offshore Oil and Gas De...

Africa Senegal

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

Plans to save the Near Threatened Cape Verde Shearwater

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 07:58

About 20 participants from Cape Verde , Senegal, South Africa, Spain and Portugal participated in a workshop in Mindelo, Cape Verde , from 1st to 4th December 2014, aiming to develop...

Africa Cape Verde Seabirds and Marine - Africa

Restoration of a lost seabird community in Mauritius is gaining momentum

Mon, 27/01/2014 - 07:39

The Mauritian offshore islands, especially Round Island and Serpent Island, play an important role in supporting some of the largest breeding colonies...

Africa Mauritius Marine

Irish charities urge visitors not to disturb nesting seabirds

Tue, 04/06/2013 - 14:29

Two of Ireland's leading conservation charities, BirdWatch Ireland (BirdLife Partner in Ireland) and the Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT), are urging people to ensure that birds,...

Europe and Central Asia

Marine IBA inventory in Greece just published!

Fri, 31/05/2013 - 11:15

The Hellenic Ornithological Society (BirdLife Greece) has just published its national inventory of marine Important Bird Areas (IBAs) presented in the book Important Areas for Seabirds in Greece. This 2...

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

EU plan launched to halt seabird killing in fisheries after decade-long campaign

Fri, 16/11/2012 - 14:19

On Friday 16 November, after a 12 year long campaign by BirdLife Europe, the European Commission has finally launched an EU Plan of ...

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

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

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

IUCN WCC Day 5: Where are the most important places on earth for seabirds?

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 14:52

It’s Day 5 of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, the Republic of Korea. Over 8,000 delegates from around the world are meeting to explo...

Worldwide

Lord Howe Island to become rat-free

Mon, 13/08/2012 - 02:39

BirdLife Australia (BirdLife Partner) is delighted by the recent announcement made by Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke and NSW Environment Minister Robyn Parker to commit $9 million to eradicate rodents from Lord Howe...

Pacific Australia Invasive Alien Species - Pacific

SOP saving stranded seabirds

Fri, 27/07/2012 - 01:20

The Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (SOP MANU - BirdLife in French Polynesia) has started a rescue program for grounded petrels and shearwaters attracted by lights on Tahiti. Following awareness raising activities by SOP MANU, the...

Pacific French Polynesia

2-year Anniversary of BirdLife's Seabird petition: a good time to ask the Commission to keep its promises

Mon, 11/06/2012 - 10:36

On 9 June 2010, BirdLife Europe delivered to Commissioner Maria Damanaki, ...

Europe and Central Asia

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

Experts meet in Montreal to 'talk biodiversity'

Mon, 30/04/2012 - 21:33

Delegates from 193 countries gathered today in Montreal for the start of two weeks of meetings to prepare recommendations for the next Convention on Biological Diversity Confe...

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

Using technology to protect biodiversity

Fri, 13/04/2012 - 13:52

The BirdLife partners in France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and the UK, are deploying unprecedented actions to protect the marine environment, through the project FAME (Future of the Atlantic Marine Environment, Inte...

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

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