BirdLife International in Vietnam
BirdLife Direct Action Programmes
BirdLife International in Vietnam works closely with Viet Nature Conservation Centre to promote conservation of habitats, sites and species in collaboration with government agencies to:
- Provide support for improved planning and management of important habitats, sites and species;
- Introduce and advocate new ideas for integrating biodiversity conservation into planning and policy;
- Stimulate greater public interest in birds and biodiversity, and awareness of the need for biodiversity conservation;
- Develop capacity for improved management of habitat, sites and species; and
- Provide information on biodiversity and protected areas to planners, policy makers and other interest groups.
It has been six months since we launched our appeal to stop the illegal killing of birds. From landmark hunting bans to vulture rehabilitation, here’s an update on what those donations have helped us to achieve so far around the world.
In a recent study 117 bird species, six of which are endemic to the subcontinent, were recorded in four HeidelbergCement quarries in India. The scientific field survey that was conducted in the first week of January 2020 was spearheaded by Birdlife International along with local partner the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).
The world’s cutest wader – the unique, enigmatic Spoon-billed Sandpiper – is in severe trouble. A fleet of conservationists across Asia and beyond is striving to reverse its fortunes, but the battle is not yet won.