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Restoring the Philippines' Forests

Wed, 28/12/2011 - 07:00

The Haribon Foundation (BirdLife in the Philippines), with the support of the Disney’s Friends for Change has produced a 6-minute video aimed at children on deforestation and its impacts.

Habitat danger for Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher

Mon, 26/12/2011 - 13:51

The illegal felling of mature trees on La Digue island, the stronghold of the Critically Endangered Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher has been exposed by the local media.

Africa

Bird photo contest to award $10,000 to winner

Sat, 24/12/2011 - 11:12

Lynx Edicions announces the launch of the first edition of the HBW World Bird Photo contest. The competition offers photographers a chance to win a first prize of US$10,000

Worldwide

Concurso de fotografía para aves - premio de $ 10.000 para el ganador

Fri, 23/12/2011 - 23:32

Lynx edicions anuncia la convocatoria de la primera edición del HBW ‘World Bird Photo Contest’

First announcement: Council for the Africa Partnership meeting March 2012

Thu, 22/12/2011 - 10:00

The next Council for the Africa Partnership meeting will take place in Kenya between 26 and 30 March 2012. Read all about it!

Africa

Todo un éxito: Los productores de Ganado del Cono Sur, apoyan la conservación de las Pampas y sus aves

Tue, 20/12/2011 - 20:04

Una vez más se reunieron los productores de ganado en campo nativo y representantes de la comunidad conservacionista de los países del...

Americas

A resounding success: Cattle Ranchers in the Southern Cone support the conservation of the Pampas and their birds

Tue, 20/12/2011 - 19:40

For the fifth year in succession, cattle ranchers and representatives of the conservation community in the Southern Cone of South America have gathered to discuss the conservation of natural grasslands

Americas

Fiji Petrel crash-lands in Gau

Fri, 16/12/2011 - 09:16

NatureFiji-MareqetiViti recently recovered and released a Fiji Petrel after it landed in a village on Gau Island, Fiji, where this enigmatic species is believed to breed.

Pacific

Empowering the Grassroots

Thu, 15/12/2011 - 09:24

In support of its Local Empowerment Programme, BirdLife has published Empowering the Grassroots, which examines the work of Important Bird Area Local Conservation Groups around the world.

Worldwide

The Birth of BirdLife Australia

Wed, 14/12/2011 - 19:32

Read about how a new, stronger bird conservation organisation for Australia is being formed called BirdLife Australia...

Pacific

Roadmap to a new global agreement – what did Durban deliver for our climate?

Tue, 13/12/2011 - 12:11

The UN climate change talks in Durban have ended and kept alive negotiations for a fair, ambitious and binding deal. But much still needs to be worked out.

Worldwide

State of Palau’s Birds report launched

Tue, 13/12/2011 - 02:17

The Palau Conservation Society (PCS - BirdLife in Palau), is pleased to announce the release of a new publication entitled State of the Birds 2010: A conservation guide for communities and policymakers...

Pacific

Sponsor and protect a Cory’s Shearwater,SPEA’s bird of the year 2011

Wed, 07/12/2011 - 14:06

The Portuguese Society for the studies of birds, SPEA (BirdLife in Portugal), launched its campaign 'Travel with the Bird of the Year'.

Europe and Central Asia

Audubon's 112th Christmas Bird Count Reigns as a Model for 'Crowd Science'

Tue, 06/12/2011 - 08:31

The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place from December 14, 2011 to January 5, 2012.

Americas

Governments urged to recognise the role of ecosystems and biodiversity in climate change adaptation and mitigation

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 21:39

Climate change during the coming decades is projected to dramatically alter current patterns of temperature and precipitation across Africa, with huge implications for both humans and biodiversity

Worldwide

Empowering the Grassroots

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 12:28

Empowering the Grassroots examines the work of Important Bird Area Local Conservation Groups around the world

Birds and powerlines - solutions to stop electrocution and collisions

Mon, 28/11/2011 - 20:45

Dr Markus Nipkow, Officer for Ornithology and Bird Conservation of NABU/BirdLife Germany, explains how the danger of powerlines to birds can be mitigated.

BirdLife calls on governments to deliver in Durban climate change talks

Fri, 25/11/2011 - 06:44

The world’s governments need to commit to deep and fair greenhouse gas emissions reductions that gives people and ecosystems a fighting chance to adapt.

Worldwide