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BirdLife International Across the River Project Presents Research Work to students of the University of Liberia

Mon, 29/10/2012 - 11:22

The Across the River project presents an over view of the biodiversity research done in the past three years in the Gola National Forest in Liberia and the Gola Rainforest National Park in Sierra Leone.

Africa

Madagascar by Tim Stewart

Sun, 28/10/2012 - 14:44

A member of BirdLife's Rare Bird Club has produced a marvellous pictorial account of the Rare Bird Club's tour of Madagascar last year, with foreword by authors Graeme Gibson & Margaret Atwood. All proceeds will be donated to BirdLife.

Africa

First Global Wildlife Ambassador Award honours Audubon and BirdLife supporter Jane Alexander

Tue, 23/10/2012 - 10:55

Renowned actress Jane Alexander, a member of the board of the National Audubon Society, is to be the first recipient of an award which recognises individuals who support the natural world by leading others to action.

Americas

Two BirdLife Africa Partners share experiences on Wildlife Clubs of Africa at 30th Annual EEASA Conference.

Mon, 22/10/2012 - 15:40

BirdLife Botswana and BirdLife Zimbabwe share their experiences on Wildlife Clubs activities at the EEASA conference.

Africa

Concensus reached at the eleventh hour of CBD COP11

Sat, 20/10/2012 - 13:24

At 2AM this morning countries agreed targets to double support for conservation from developed to developing countries to 10 billion US Dollars by 2015

Worldwide

Conserving South Asia's vultures

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 12:50

No vultures will be left in India and the rest of South Asia if immediate steps are not taken for their conservation, NGOs have warned at the CBD CoP 11

Asia

Kenya’s Tana River Delta Designated as newest Ramsar Site in Africa

Thu, 18/10/2012 - 08:18

A key milestone in conservation efforts in Kenya achieved as the Tana River Delta is designated as a Ramsar site.

Africa

Opposing views and progress: mid-conference update from COP11

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 17:54

News directly from the hard-working BirdLife policy team in Hyderabad, India, where negotiations of the CBD are in their final week...

Worldwide

Empowering the Grassroots Megaposter

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 11:09

BirdLife has won the COP 11 Jury Choice Award for the “Mega-poster” exhibition and competition organised by the CBD Secretariat’s Biodiversity for Development Unit.

Working together out of poverty

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 09:00

A look at what the BirdLife Partnership is doing to help eradicate poverty

Worldwide Local Empowerment - Europe and Central Asia

Uganda’s Golden Jubilee Independence Celebrations coincide with efforts to save the charismatic ‘king of the marshes’.

Tue, 16/10/2012 - 13:29

It is the morning of Tuesday 9th October 2012 and Ugandan streets and buildings are full of colour, with pictures of the...

Africa

Conservation Leadership Programme - Applications now open for 2013!

Tue, 16/10/2012 - 12:58

Call for applications now open for the 2013 Conservation Awards. Over $800,000 USD in grants are available each year through these awards, which are aimed at early-career conservationists from all over the world. The programme aims to promote the development of future conservation leaders and provide them with the capacity to address the most significant conservation issues of our time.

Worldwide

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

Mon, 15/10/2012 - 23:01

The e-Atlas covers 3,000 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and is the first global inventory of important sites for the conservation of migratory marine species

Into the deep unknown – scientists unveil the secrets of our seas

Mon, 15/10/2012 - 17:08

Safeguarding the world’s oceans is a global undertaking, and BirdLife has provided scientific data and policy support at COP11 in Hyderabad.

Worldwide

Sharing experiences on effective biodiversity conservation amongst the private sector in India and Japan

Mon, 15/10/2012 - 12:28

The major role corporates have to play in conservation in relation to sustainable development models for India and Japan was discussed at a COP11 side event

Worldwide

Filling the information gap: how bird data can help set, meet and track national biodiversity targets

Fri, 12/10/2012 - 22:29

Assisting governments in develop National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) is the purpose of a new guide made available this week at COP11.

Worldwide

Falcon wins New Zealand Bird of the Year

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 23:01

The New Zealand falcon (karearea) has been crowned Bird of the Year in Forest & Bird’s eighth annual poll. “The karearea is a bird that’s most worthy of the title Bird of the Year,” says Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand)...

Pacific

Strengthening local capacity for conservation in Morocco

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:03

SEO/BirdLife efforts to build a strong, committed national NGO in Morocco to join the BirdLife partnership takes a significant step forward.

Africa