In this issue:
- Drawing attention to the plight of the Saiga through school mural painting
- Operation Restoration – island update #2
- Conservation should not be seen as a burden
- Operation Restoration underway: restoring a Pacific paradise – island update #1
- Extractives industries in Africa: Blessing or Curse?
- Protection for key nature sites in the Bahamas
- Superabundant bird decline mirrors Passenger Pigeon
- All you have to do…is listen to the birds
- “Juncker will soon abandon this course”, says Stanley Johnson
- Europe’s most ambitious conservation project
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Rory McCann’s account of working with BirdLife Partner the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) on a community art project showcasing the Saiga antelope and other animals of the steppe lands of Kazakhstan.
06/15/2015 Operation Restoration – island update #2
06/14/2015 Conservation should not be seen as a burden
The Ramsar Convention has adopted a new Strategic Plan to guide national and international actions from 2016-2024. The adoption is to be celebrated. Its scope ranges from wetlands restoration to the responsibility for sustainability in promoting fisheries and agriculture in wetlands, as well as the…
One of BirdLife’s most adventurous projects. The largest conservation project in French Polynesia ever. An incredibly remote location. A huge number of species to benefit. Six rare and endangered bird species to be saved. An enormous logistical challenge. Helicopter. Boats. GPS. Storms. Lightning. And wildlife. Restoring a tropical paradise in…
Africa holds a huge proportion of the world’s natural resources and the impact that the extractive Industry is having on biodiversity, ecosystems and local communities is a great concern. Across Africa, case studies abound in which extraction of minerals, forest products, oil and gas has left devastated landscapes and disillusioned communities….
06/08/2015 All you have to do…is listen to the birds
My name is Patricia Zurita, CEO of BirdLife International. I am an economist (a green one), originally from Ecuador and currently living in Cambridge. Let me quell immediately the anguish of those amongst you wondering what on earth a Latin American economist who lives in the UK, has to say about…
“ Messing with the Nature Directives is unnecessary and dangerous. Juncker will soon abandon this course ”: Stanley Johnson interviewed. I f there is any such thing as a “father” to the Habitats Directive , the most ambitious piece of European legislation to protect species and habitats creating…
06/08/2015 Europe’s most ambitious conservation project