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Governments urged to recognise the role of ecosystems and biodiversity in climate change adaptation and mitigation

Mon, 05/12/2011
Climate change during the coming decades is projected to dramatically alter current patterns of temperature and precipitation across Africa, with huge implications for both humans and biodiversity

Volunteering for nature

Mon, 05/12/2011
Monday 5th December was International Volunteer Day (IVD), an annual event organised by the United Nations that provides an opportunity to celebrate the incredible contribution that volunteers make to the global society.

Get Angry - Fight Extinction!

Thu, 01/12/2011
Rovio Entertainment Ltd has launched a remarkable new Angry Birds campaigning website today in support of The BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme.

BirdLife team helps Convention on Migratory Species take significant steps forward for the conservation of migratory birds

Tue, 29/11/2011
The BirdLife's Partnership's work at the recent Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species has paid dividends with important decisions taken for the benefit of migratory species.

BirdLife calls on governments to deliver in Durban climate change talks

Fri, 25/11/2011
The world’s governments need to commit to deep and fair greenhouse gas emissions reductions that gives people and ecosystems a fighting chance to adapt.

Governments set to adopt new guidelines on power line threats to migratory birds

Thu, 24/11/2011
Protecting birds from power lines is a global issue which can’t be solved by single states yet a number of practical mitigation measures exist.

An Introduction to Conservation and Human Rights for BirdLife Partners

Wed, 23/11/2011
An Introduction to Conservation and Human Rights for BirdLife Partners provides an overview of some of the human rights relevant to a conservation context.

10th conference of Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species

Sun, 20/11/2011
The BirdLife International Partnership seek endorsement for conference resolutions which, if adopted, could help halt or reverse the catastrophic decline in numbers of many migratory species of birds.

Only international action will save migratory birds

Sun, 20/11/2011
Populations of long-distance migratory landbirds are declining rapidly in the African-Eurasian flyway and urgent actions are needed across regions.