Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas in Danger: Priority sites for immediate action (2014)
The 2014 IBAs in Danger list includes 356 sites in 102 countries/territories as well as the High Seas.
All face intense threats and need urgent attention. Examples from across each region highlight the diversity of pressures and the urgency with which actions are required.
State of the World’s Birds is BirdLife International’s flagship science publication, using birds to assess the condition of our ecosystems as a whole. Five years in the making, this latest analysis of the scientific literature pinpoints the major trends and changes in bird populations, exploring the causes and identifying conservation solutions.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) are sites of international significance for the conservation of the world’s birds and other biodiversity. They also provide essential benefits to people, such as food, materials, water, climate regulation and flood protection, as well as opportunities for recreation and spiritual fulfilment.