Fri, 09/04/2010 - 07:52
Globally, one in eight bird species is threatened with extinction, including 192 who are Critically Endangered. The Pacific region hosts 44 (23%) of the most threatened bird species in the world. The BirdLife International Pacific Partnership is working together in an innovative programme to prevent any more species going extinct, through the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme (PEP).
Tue, 30/03/2010 - 13:38
Fifteen to thirty thousand shorebirds are shot each year in a handful of managed shooting swamps on Barbados on their southbound migration. However, the tradition of hunting migratory shorebirds is changing. The old culture of 'kill as many as you can' is being replaced by a conservation ethic among hunters.
Tue, 30/03/2010 - 12:44
Birds Korea has completed and published a preliminary report on the anticipated impacts of the Four Rivers Project on waterbirds. At present...
Wed, 24/02/2010 - 13:43
As with every Presidency of the EU, BirdLife International has also launched its publication Greening Europe, highlighting BirdLife's EU policy priorities for the upcoming six months and providing Spain with 'five keys to a successful Presidency'.
Europe and Central Asia
Tue, 23/02/2010 - 13:11
Endangered Long-whiskered Owlet has been filmed and photographed at a new site in Neotropical Primate Conservation’s main research area, La Esperanza, Peru. First found in 1976, the species had not been seen since 2007.
Mon, 01/02/2010 - 15:40
Hi everybody, my name is Martin and I have been with DOF (BirdLife in Denmark) for almost seven years, where I am responsible for communication and fundraising and all sorts of other stuff thrown in between for good measure...
Wed, 27/01/2010 - 13:15
As part of its ongoing effort to protect important bird habitat in Kern County, Audubon California (BirdLife Partner in the US) has purchased 120 hectares of land along the Kelso Creek.
Wed, 27/01/2010 - 13:14
Common Crane has been chosen as the Bird of the Year, following the result of a poll conducted by ASPB (BirdLife in Armenia) and LOLO, a famous children journal. Common Crane is a very rare bird in Armenia, breeding only in the southern and south-western provinces and its population is in a critical condition.
Tue, 05/01/2010 - 14:32
Conserving Biodiversity In Africa: Guidelines for applying the Site Support Group Approach provides a step-by-step guide to establishing and managing Site Support Groups.