Thu, 26/07/2012 - 02:12
Good news from the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, Australia: up to 50 Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeaters have been recorded at a single property which was placed under a covenant by BirdLife Australia’s (BirdLife Partner) Woodland Birds for Biodiversity Project to protect its woodland vegetation...
Thu, 26/07/2012 - 02:06
The fate of Australia’s Endangered south-eastern subspecies of the Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo is monitored each year, and this year’s results have yielded the most birds yet...
Thu, 26/07/2012 - 02:01
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) recently welcomed Meridian Energy’s announcement that it will abandon its plan to dam the West Coast’s wild and scenic Mokihinui River. “This is a great victory for conservation, and a courageous decision by Meridian,” Forest & Bird Advocacy Manager Kevin Hackwell said.. .
Thu, 12/07/2012 - 06:14
The long term aim of reforesting Mount Moco, Angola’s highest mountain, and the second most important site in Angola for Afromontane forest conservation has been boosted by support from the Gulf Agency Company.
Wed, 04/07/2012 - 22:39
The Mountain Chicken Project, funded by the UK government’s Darwin Initiative and executed by the Department of Environment of Montserrat and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, is pleased to announce the publication of a poster and a brochure aimed at raising awareness of the Critically Endangered Mountain Chicken Leptodactylus fallax on Montserrat.
Wed, 04/07/2012 - 18:29
Halfway through its term in office, the European Commission is falling behind in the race to create sustainable long-term prosperity in Europe, warn Europe’s leading green groups in a critical assessment of the Commission’s environmental performance since 2010 released on Tuesday 3 July. This report finds among others that the Commission has acted to protect the environment even less than the first Barroso Commission.
Europe and Central Asia
Wed, 04/07/2012 - 08:07
BirdLife South Africa, the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Birds of Prey Programme (EWT-BoPP), and the University of the Witwatersrand have launched a collaborative satellite tracking project on one of South Africa’s most charismatic raptors, Secretarybird.
Thu, 28/06/2012 - 20:31
The RSPB and Green Alliance have asked leaders from politics, business, NGOs, economics, science and the youth movement,to give their views in a collection of essays, Rio+20: where it should lead.
Mon, 25/06/2012 - 22:25
As the 50,000 participants travel home after ten days of discussing The Future We Want, the outcome document from the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), it’s time to reflect on the substance of what was agreed.