News CLP

Conservation Leadership Programme announces award...

Mon, 18/04/2011
The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced this year’s 30 award-winning projects in 19 different countries, worth a total of $492,000

Laguna de Oviedo becomes a living classroom...

Tue, 12/04/2011
On 2 February, Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) started their 2011 calendar of environmental festivities by celebrating World Wetlands Day

Got a conservation emergency? Now there's...

Fri, 01/04/2011
The Rapid Response Facility provides small grants, focusing on UNESCO natural World Heritage sites, in response to applications for urgent support.

La Laguna de Oviedo es convertida en un aula...

Fri, 01/04/2011
El pasado 2 de febrero, el Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife en República Dominicana) inauguró su calendario de celebraciones ambientales con el Día Mundial de los Humedales, y para celebrar desarrolló un programa de actividades educativas en torno a la conservación y el uso sostenible de la laguna de Oviedo.

How long will they stand?

Wed, 11/08/2010
The destruction of the world's mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than the world's land-based forests, according to a new United Nations report. A study commissioned by the U.N. Environmental Program (UNEP) reports that one fifth (around 35,500 square kilometers) of the world's mangroves -- forests straddling both land and sea -- have been lost since 1980.