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Kids eco-camp builds a brighter future for Fijian IBA

Sat, 11/02/2012 - 05:51

A bunch of 40 energetic kids from Nabukelevu, on the Fijian island of Kadavu recently completed a two day eco-camp organized by the BirdLife International Fiji Programme. “These children are our future, and it’s what they believe now that can change our tomorrow”, said BirdLife's Miliana Ravuso.

Pacific

A smarter and greener EU Budget would contribute to employment and economic prosperity

Wed, 08/02/2012 - 16:08

A coalition of Environmental Groups launches a major study by GHK Consultants on “the contribution a green EU Budget could make to job creation and the economy”

Europe and Central Asia

Petrel causes a storm for New Zealand

Tue, 07/02/2012 - 12:07

New Zealand Storm-petrel was presumed extinct until its rediscovery by bird watchers in New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf Marine Park in 2003. A team of ornithologists have used support from The Birdlife International Community Conservation Fund to find the first strong evidence that the tiny, Critically Endangered birds are breeding in the area.

Pacific

BirdLife South Africa's first Important Bird Areas newsletter

Mon, 06/02/2012 - 09:30

The newsletter includes updates on environmental education, Marine IBAs and community development.

Africa

BirdLife welcomes passing of law to secure transboundary ecosystems in East Africa

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 13:10

There is excitement at the news of the East African Legislative Assembly passing a law that could transform how transboundary ecosystems and resources are managed in East Africa.

Africa

Counting Kereru in New Zealand

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 01:05

All Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) members, bird enthusiasts and Kiwi kids are being encouraged to get behind the inaugural Kereru Count this month....

Pacific

Tana Delta, Kenya

Wed, 25/01/2012 - 10:54

Status Important Bird Area, Listing as Ramsar Site in Process Campaign period December 2007 and ongoing Background The Tana Delta in the...

BirdLife and ITTO agree to pursue common goals on tropical forests

Wed, 25/01/2012 - 08:54

BirdLife International and The International Tropical Timber Organisation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation between the two organisations.

Worldwide

PAOC 13 - Call for Abstracts

Thu, 19/01/2012 - 11:00

The PAOCC invites all participants to submit abstracts for the PAOC 13.

Africa

Biodiversity survey of Tokelau

Wed, 11/01/2012 - 01:12

Sun hats, sunscreen and long sleeved shirts were a necessity in a biodiversitysurvey recently conducted by Mere Valu – Conservation Officer from the BirdLife Fiji Programme - alongside a team of scientists from the Pacific region in two atolls in the Tokelau Islands...

Pacific

BirdLife Africa Secretariat staff extend helping hands to needy children

Tue, 10/01/2012 - 09:57

BirdLife Africa Partnership Secretariat organized an outreach event to Mercy Children’s Home in Githurai at the outskirts of Nairobi City, Kenya on 17th December 2011.

Submit your best photos to a World Wetlands Day photo celebration

Wed, 04/01/2012 - 11:32

Showcase the beauty of wetlands along with your talent! From Jan. 3-20, 2012 upload your best photos to a Flickr site and have your image showcased on World Wetlands Day this February 2.

Worldwide

e-petition calls to save the last Houbara Bustards in Tunisia

Mon, 02/01/2012 - 10:00

AAO-BirdLife in Tunisia have started an e-petition to mobilise international support for new poaching threats to the remaining Houbara Bustard populations of Tunisia.

Africa

Timor Bush-warbler rediscovered

Fri, 30/12/2011 - 18:36

A paper published online in BirdLife’s journal, Bird Conservation International reports the rediscovery of the Timor Bush-warbler in Timor-Leste

Asia

SAVE Brasil sets the echoes of Conservation in the Serra do Urubu

Fri, 30/12/2011 - 01:48

Since 2004, SAVE Brasil (BirdLife in Brazil) has been working to conserve the last remaining forests in the Serra do Urubu, in...

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