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GIRRRRL POWER!

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:21

We need more women in conservation!“Women do a lot of things and they do it perfectly. However when it comes to conservation, they are supposed to be behind. Why?”This question was not asked by a woman, but by a man called George Gathu. George is one of ...

Africa Local Empowerment

Bay of Panama saved from destruction

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:25

“There’s no way we would have been able to get to that day by ourselves...” writes Rosabel Miró, Executive Director of Panama Audubon Society in an emotional written message to the rest of the B...

Americas Panama Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

BirdLife Partners working across the Mediterranean to protect seabirds

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 15:07

Seabird and marine conservation experts are gathering this week in Hammamet, Tunisia to discuss the current knowledge of seabirds and the key threats they...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia

Conservation plug-in charges efforts to save West Africa's seabirds

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 09:44

Efforts to save West Africa’s disappearing seabirds are to be given a boost thanks to an ambitious monitoring initiative which will help identif...

Africa Marine

International partnership aids wildlife conservation in Iraq

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 11:18

Despite the all-too gloomy news of the terrible troubles in Iraq, there are still highlights - little jewels - that show the resilience and determination of the Iraqi people ...

Middle East Iraq Capacity Development

Who will save the ugly duckling?

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 17:11

You probably know the story about the ugly duckling. This fairy tale tells the story of a young duckling treated like an outcast by its siblings because of its strange appearance. This ugly duckling then grew into a large and maje...

Europe and Central Asia

Asian songbird migrants in trouble

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 09:25

Migratory songbirds in East Asia are in trouble, according to new research. The study calls for national action and international cooperation to deal with threats, as well as more monitoring and research to help understand and...

Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Asia

COP 21 Negotiations

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:19

In 2011, countries at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties in Durban, South Africa, agreed to establish a binding international agreement to tackle climate change by 2050 in the hopes that this would set the blueprint for national action. At COP21, which w...

Europe and Central Asia

Turning German Energy Around

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:13

The Energiewende – Germany’s energy transition - is still under pressure, even though the German government recently confirmed their CO2 emissions target (40% lower than 1990 levels). To reach this desired target, Germany ne...

Europe and Central Asia

Working with four villages to end soil erosion in an entire river basin

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 12:20

The entire catchment area of a river and its tributaries is a large, complex, interaction of ecosystems. In Albania, the Drini River basin is a Key Biod...

Europe and Central Asia Albania

From the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, turtle conservation overcoming similar challenges

Thu, 12/02/2015 - 16:40

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is funding three projects that are protecting Endangered loggerhead s...

Worldwide Cape Verde

Energy Infrastructure for a Sustainable European Energy Union

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 17:34

For Europe to remain a global leader in tackling climate change, the Energy Union and all EU energy policy must embrace the vision of a renewable electricity-based energy s...

Europe and Central Asia