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BirdLife and the Convention on Biological Diversity sign agreement for biodiversity

Mon, 20/12/2010
The agreement is an expression of the desire of both BirdLife and the CBD Secretariat to enhance our cooperation following the recent adoption of the 2011-2020 Strategic Plan for the Convention at Nagoya in October.

Nueva esperanza para las aves migratorias de pastizales de América del Sur

Fri, 17/12/2010
Las fértiles praderas de América del Sur, que son el hogar para uno de los ecosistemas más valiosos del mundo, están desapareciendo rápidamente, y las aves migratorias de pastizales, las cuales juegan un importante papel al dispersar semillas y controlar el numero de insectos, también están disminuyendo rápidamente en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Paraguay y Uruguay...

New hope for migratory grassland birds of South America

Fri, 17/12/2010
The rich grasslands in South America, home to one of the world's most valuable ecosystems is fast disappearing and migratory grassland birds, which play an important role by dispersing seeds and controlling insects, are also rapidly declining in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay...

From ground-breaking book tour to documentary film

Fri, 17/12/2010
In 2009, Margaret Atwood, co-President with Graeme Gibson of BirdLife’s Rare Bird Club, redefined the book tour, taking her new novel: The Year of the Flood, on a defining journey, through the US, Canada, and Europe. The tour has now been captured with a new film entitled In the Wake of the Flood...

Supporters rally to save Europe’s rarest seabird

Thu, 16/12/2010
During the summer of 2010, forest fires ravaged parts of Madeira, a Portuguese island and home to Europe’s rarest seabird, Zino’s Petrel. However, BirdLife supporters around the world rallied to help.

Safe ground for redbreasts

Wed, 15/12/2010
The "Safe Ground for Redbreasts" project is one of the largest and most ambitious initiatives aimed at the conservation of a threatened wildfowl species to be conducted in Europe. It addresses all of the main threats facing the Red-breasted Geese in Coastal Dobrudzha, north-eastern Bulgaria, which supports 80-90% of the world population in winter...

The Mangrove Alliance: a natural solution to a tangled issue

Tue, 14/12/2010
A new alliance of BirdLife Partners and other organisations aims to conserve, restore and manage mangrove forests sustainably throughout the American tropics. The Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance has already received a huge boost, with support from the MacArthur Foundation to coordinate activities put mangrove conservation actions in place at priority sites in the Caribbean islands.

Not perfect, but something for everyone: Cancún climate talks end with optimism renewed

Mon, 13/12/2010
After two weeks of intense discussion countries have reached a compromise at the climate talks in Cancún. What were the main advances from a BirdLife perspective?

Zambian Ornithological Society 2011 calendar out now...

Mon, 13/12/2010
The Zambian Ornithological Society (ZOS) is very privileged to have one of Zambia's leading photographers - Stephen Robinson - design a superb 2011 Calendar...