News World Seabird Conference

Spatial Ecology At Sea: Opportunities and Challenges for Seabird Marine Protected Areas

Thu, 09/09/2010 - 11:10

Seabirds at both the individual and community level concentrate at specific locations on the ocean (convergences, fronts...


From hotspots to Protected Areas ‚Äê moving forward on marine habitat conservation for seabirds

Thu, 09/09/2010 - 11:08

This workshop session will build on the two previous paper sessions looking at “Methods fo...


The conservation and scientific benefits of global databases of seabird tracking

Thu, 09/09/2010 - 11:07

Remote tracking data for seabirds are rapidly becoming available for an ever-increasing range of species and marine areas/habitats. Ef...


Largest seabird event ever aims high

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 15:09

The world's foremost experts on albatrosses, penguins, and other marine birds are meeting in Victoria on Vancouver Island, Canada, this week for the largest seabird event ever held. With seabirds becoming increasingly thre...

The Global Procellariiform Tracking Database

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 11:06

Created in 2004, the Global Procellariiform Tracking Database (GPTD) held at Birdlife International is the largest single database of Procellariiform tracking data in existence. The database contains around...


The IUCN Red List process, and how you can help

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 11:05

The IUCN Red List is widely recognised as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. As the official Red List Authority for b...


The BirdLife International Seabird Foraging Range Database

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 11:03

Since 2007 BirdLife International has been compiling a database of seabird foraging ranges and ecological preferences in the marine environment. The aim of the database is to pro...


World Seabird Colony Register Workshop

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 11:02

A wide range of databases already exist that contain information on seabird breeding colonies; however these have generally been established for specific regions, countries or projects, and have therefore evolved in is...


Gadfly Petrel Conservation Group Poster

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 11:00

The Gadfly Petrel Conservation Group was established in 2009 by the Global Seabird Programme of BirdLife International with the aim of improving knowledge and conservation status of one of the most threatened and lea...