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Underbird ahead in the New Zealand polls

Wed, 16/11/2011
Our Critically Endangered parrot, the Kakapo, and our blue-suited swamp hen, the Pukeko, are well in front of the flock in Forest & Bird’s (BirdLife in New Zealand) annual Bird of the Year poll.

New book reveals natural wealth of remarkable...

Mon, 14/11/2011
A new book detailing the biodiversity of one of the most remarkable forests in Madagascar, Tsitongambarika, has just been published.

BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 17

Sat, 12/11/2011
The BirdLife Partnership are calling on the parties to the Climate Change Convention to six key asks.

National adaptation planning should deliver to...

Fri, 11/11/2011
Adaptation strategies aim to reduce the impact and cost of climate change by decreasing vulnerability and increasing resilience.

BirdLife’s approach to working locally

Fri, 11/11/2011
Local knowledge, motivation, sustainability, efficiency, legitimacy and empowerment are all benefits of working locally.

A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of...

Fri, 11/11/2011
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation is an effective approach to adaptation that deserves more policy support.

World experts discuss climate change at RSPB co-...

Wed, 09/11/2011
Some of the world’s leading experts on climate change, wildlife and natural systems gathered earlier today at the UK's Royal Society, to discuss the latest research on the ecological impacts of global warming

Fifteen new fundraisers in East Africa!

Tue, 08/11/2011
Fifteen young conservationists from six East African countries (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Ethiopia) successfully completed a project development, proposal writing and fundraising workshop at Mpala Research Centre in Kenya from 22-26 October.

Gone, but not forgotten

Tue, 01/11/2011
Ghosts of Gone Birds - an unprecedented exhibition of original art, writing and music has opened in the East End of London.

Imperial Woodpecker found on 1956 film but not on...

Thu, 27/10/2011
Film capturing the last ever confirmed sighting of an Imperial Woodpecker is released. But surveys to the exact location fail to find evidence that the species still exists.

Fears in Uganda for Mabira as sugar company...

Fri, 21/10/2011
Mabira Forest is once again threatened by proposals to degazette almost a quarter of its area for conversion to a sugar cane plantation

Appeal to EU policy makers to stop needless...

Fri, 21/10/2011
BirdLife Europe launches exhibition at the European Parliament with stunning albatross images

Partnership for Seychelles iconic bird

Thu, 20/10/2011
Nature Seychelles and the Seychelles National Park Authority have joined forces to work on a new project to help protect one of Seychelles iconic bird species

Celebrities flock to secure New Zealand's...

Thu, 20/10/2011
Singer Hollie Smith, actress Lisa Chappell and former All Black and seabird advocate Anton Oliver are throwing their celebrity weight behind some of our native birds in Forest & Bird’s (BirdLife in New Zealand) annual avian popularity contest, which opens today...