Noticias desde BirdLife 18-2-2014

02/14/2014 Environmentally harmful subsidies hiding behind environmental goals?

 In January during the World Economic Forum in Davos we once again heard world leaders urging each other to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels citing reasons such as; they’re bad for the climate, make renewable energy development more expensive and are quite possibly propagating global poverty. The EU has already committed to getting rid…

02/14/2014 Participatory Rural Appraisal Training in Africa is a Great Success

  • “The forests around our village are important because they are our main source of fuel wood and medicines”
  • “The roads to our village are so bad that we can’t effectively market our fish and the prices we get locally are too low”
  • “Our fields and village gets flooded each rainy

02/14/2014 Meeting the challenge of change around the Mediterranean

A celebration of biodiversity hotspots, the “34 wonders of the world”, with an exhibition of posters lining the railings of Parisian streets, provided an exciting backdrop to a meeting for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund

02/13/2014 Get geared up for the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Birdwatchers around the world are invited to help gather crucial information as part of a free, fun, and family-friendly event taking place February 14-17, 2014.

02/12/2014 BirdLife International announces Dr Hazell Shokellu Thompson as Acting CEO

Dr Hazell Shokellu Thompson is Acting CEO of BirdLife International after the recent resignation of Dr Marco Lambertini, who is joining WWF International as their Director General.

02/11/2014 CEPF green fodder project benefits villagers and biosphere reserve

A new project to grow green fodder for livestock is helping relieve grazing pressure on Jordan’s Wadi Mujib Biosphere Reserve.

02/11/2014 Zambian High Court overturns government Copper Mining plan in Lower Zambezi

The High Court in Lusaka, Zambia, on 4th February halted government approval of a plan by an Australian investor to mine copper from the Lower Zambezi National Park. The park is an Important Bird Area and is being considered for listing as a World Heritage Site.

02/10/2014 New web tool to help migratory soaring birds gets lift-off

The BirdLife UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds project has launched a new web tool that will help protect migratory soaring birds along the Red Sea/Rift Valley Flyway.

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