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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

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

Oil Spill update from New Zealand

Mon, 19/12/2011 - 20:54

The last two months of 2011 brought some good news for Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) in the wake of the country’s worst ever maritime environmental disaster in October.

Pacific

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

The EU continues to fail in financing successful and effective LIFE programmes

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 14:01

On Monday 12 December, the European Commission proposed the renewal after 2013 of the LIFE programme, a key tool for financing biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network.

Europe and Central Asia

New report reveals dramatic changes in the UKs waterbirds

Fri, 09/12/2011 - 07:39

The State of the UK’s Birds 2011 report, recently produced by the RSPB in coalition with other British Environmental NGOs, highlights signs of dramatic changes for some wetland birds.

Europe and Central Asia