Archivo de la categoría: Noticias BirdLife

Noticias desde Birdlife 20-01-2014

01/16/2014 Wood pellet industry cheats on sustainability, evidence shows

Bioenergy use – energy produced from plants – is soaring in Europe due to the launch of the EU target requiring 20% of the energy used in Europe to come from renewable sources.

Chile will gain a spectacular new national park through a landmark public-private collaboration

01/14/2014 New small grant opportunity for ‘conservation and gender’ projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

 Conservation International, supported by BirdLife International, today launched a new small grants funding opportunity to further global and local understanding and practice of gender equality and women’s empowerment vis-à-vis environmental conservation in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

01/13/2014 New website, map and E-bulletin («SASA-3») for the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot

 The Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Regional Implementation Team – consisting of BirdLife International, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society – has launched a new website for the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot.

01/09/2014 Panama Bay saved from destruction

 There’s been a great start to 2014 for one of the most important sites for migratory waterbirds in the Americas.

 

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11/29/2013 Action for Amur Falcons brings hope for an end to hunting in Nagaland

 

Last year’s news of the massacre of Amur Falcons in India shocked the world. BirdLife’s Indian Partner BNHS moved immediately to mobilise a response. The trapping was stopped, nets destroyed and arrests made, although not before terrible damage had been done.

11/29/2013 Ecology now knocks out Lake Natron Soda Ash mining

 The proposed soda ash mining at Lake Natron has suffered another major blow as a new scientific study shows that such an activity would “almost certainly” wipe out the Lesser Flamingo population.  The study also shows that ninety per cent of the Lake is important for flamingo survival.  Lesser Fl

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11/26/2013 Some progress but distinct lack of ambition in Warsaw climate talks

 The climate talks in Warsaw during the last two weeks presented governments with a prime opportunity to change path, but they missed it. Once again, the climate talks were undermined by economic interests and short-sightedness.

11/26/2013 Red List for Birds 2013: Number of Critically Endangered birds hits new high

 The number of bird species listed as Critically Endangered has reached an all-time high

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Noticias desde BirdLife 25-11-13

11/22/2013 BirdLife’s Business & Biodiversity event showcases valuable corporate partnerships

 BirdLife Europe’s annual Business & Biodiversity event has been the starting point for many fruitful relationships with the corporate world.

11/20/2013 World Governments must commit to providing significant funds for climate change adaptation

 Ministers meeting at global climate talks in Warsaw should heed the lessons of past disasters

11/20/2013 Grants for conservation and communications projects in the Mediterranean

Call for Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for small grants (up to $20,000) for biodiversity conservation and communication projects in the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot.

11/20/2013 Putting Action Plans in place to eradicate wildlife poisoning

According to the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, in a period of 10 years (2000-2010), over 6,500 birds have been killed in Spain.

11/20/2013 Electricity grid plans take a step forward for nature

Protecting wildlife and the environment has its exciting, beautiful moments, and occasionally its breakthroughs. These moments cheer us all up in the face of a relentless stream of bad news stories. So… it’s pretty heady stuff, working in conservation.

11/19/2013 Alpine farmers supporting biodiversity recovery

The opportunities that the EU rural development policy offers for biodiversity conservation were discussed at a recent conference in Turin, Italy.

11/19/2013 Audubon and Multilateral Investment Fund announce regional bird tourism and conservation programme

Audubon and the Multilateral Investment Fund re working together on a high-value sustainable birding tourism programme.

11/18/2013 NABU pushes for better air quality in European port cities

In Europe, an average of 500 people dies prematurely from air pollution every year. Several measures have been taken to regulate and control air pollution. However, many ports have been exempted.

11/18/2013 American experts alert EU politicians of bioenergy policy risks

In November BirdLife Europe and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) hosted Dogwood Alliance, an American NGO and Greenpeace Canada in Brussels.

11/18/2013 European Parliament takes a leap to halt subsidizing overfishing

 In October the European Parliament gave a massive boost to the future of Europe’s fisheries by voting against public funding being used to build new fishing vessels.  There is broad agreement that the EU has been subsidising a build-up of excessive fishing capacity, estimated by the European Comm

Noticias desde BirdLife 11-11-2013

11/08/2013 A new era of cooperation for the BirdLife International Partnership in China

The beginning of a new era in formal cooperation between BirdLife International and China has begun with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the BirdLife International Partnership and the China Ornithological Society.

11/06/2013 Establishing Joulter Cays IBA as a National Park in the Bahamas

The National Audubon Society (BirdLife in the USA) and Bahamas National Trust (BirdLife in the Bahamas) are working together to establish a new national park on the Joulter Cays IBA, a group of small uninhabited islands and in

11/06/2013 Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas going mobile

People who visit IBAs are our eyes and ears on the ground. And we need your help to monitor and protect some of the best sites for wildlife on the planet, by informing a new project to produce a mobile app…

11/04/2013 Record numbers of White-shouldered Ibis in Cambodia

A record number of White-shouldered Ibis have been recorded in the wild in Cambodia, making the known global population larger than previous studies suggested.

11/01/2013 How connected to nature are you?

Jumping into big messy piles of yellow-orange leaves. Climbing trees with spongy moss-covered bark. Discovering insects under logs. Splashing in puddles. Listening to birds singing and swooping overhead. Camping under the stars.

11/01/2013 Lake Natron Bulletin continues to provide information to thousands

The Lake Natron Update Bulletin for October 2013 is out.  The latest issue highlights continued interest by the Government of Tanzania to build a soda ash plant at Lake Natron, the most important breeding site for Lesser Flamingos

Noticias desde BirdLife 4-11-2013

11/01/2013 How connected to nature are you?

 Jumping into big messy piles of yellow-orange leaves. Climbing trees with spongy moss-covered bark. Discovering insects under logs. Splashing in puddles. Listening to birds singing and swooping overhead. Camping under the stars.

11/01/2013 Lake Natron Bulletin continues to provide information to thousands

  The Lake Natron Update Bulletin for October 2013 is out.  The latest issue highlights continued interest by the Government of Tanzania to build a soda ash plant at Lake Natron, the most important breeding site for Lesser Flamingos (

11/01/2013 Paving the way to regional cooperation for African Grey and Timnah Parrots

 A major breakthrough for the conservation and management of the African Grey and Timneh parrots (Psittacus erithacusand P.

10/31/2013 Mediterranean IBA tourism app goes interactive

 BirdLife’s EU-funded project to promote sustainable birdwatching tourism in the Natura 2000 protected area network is about to take a giant leap forward.  A new app gives birding tourists the opportunity to plan their trips using interactive maps, species lists and access and facilities informati

Noticias desde BirdLife 21-10-13

 

10/18/2013 Rattan planting for livelihoods and conservation in central Vietnam

 Over the last two years, under a BirdLife International Local Empowerment Programme project funded by Toyota Motor Corporation and Nando Peretti Foundation, communities in the buffer zones around forest reserves in Vietnam have been planting valuable native ratt

10/17/2013 Grupo Jaragua wins the Dominican Republic’s largest private sector environmental award

 Grupo Jaragua (BirdLife in the Dominican Republic) has been awarded the prestigious George Arzeno Brugal Grand Prize.

10/17/2013 Threat to last stronghold of Asian Finfoot

 The Sundarbans of Bangladesh holds one of the last populations of the Endangered Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatusand is considered as a safe stronghold of this highly threatened species.

10/16/2013 New tool helps local people put a value on nature’s services

 Scientists have published a paper describing a ground-breaking new tool for assessing the value of services delivered by nature at important sites for biodiversity conservation.

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Noticias desde Birdlife 4-10-13

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China’s rarest seabird benefits from colony restoration

This summer an innovative tern colony restoration project has apparently established a new Chinese Crested Tern colony in the Jiushan Islands.

Scientists with Environment Canada, the federal government ministry responsible for protecting the environment and conserving Canada’s natural heritage, have found that human-related activities destroy roughly 269 million birds and 2 million bird nests in Canada each year.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states with greater confidence and authority than ever that climate change is happening, and that human influence on climate is clear. BirdLife is calling for the importance of healthy ecosystems to be effectively written into national, regional and international climate change and development policy.

Noticias desde BirdLife 16 Agosto 2013

Turkish Northern Bald Ibis fly south


Turkish Northern Bald Ibis fly south

 

Six Northern Bald Ibis that were released in Turkey as part of a trial re-introduction have begun their migration south

 

Following the outstanding success of its first competition in 2012, The Rialto Magazine have teamed up again with the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK), to launch a second Nature Poetry Competition, and are seeking entries from across the BirdLife Partnership.

Bats in the Balkans – there is biodiversity underground too!

 

Two projects aimed at conserving bats and underground biodiversity in the Neretva River Catchment Area have been kick-started with a workshop in Citluk, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Noticias desde BirdLife 9 Ag 2013

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A call for BirdLife Poets

 

Following the outstanding success of its first competition in 2012, The Rialto Magazine have teamed up again with the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK), to launch a second Nature Poetry Competition, and are seeking entries from across the BirdLife Partnership.

Bats in the Balkans – there is biodiversity underground too!

 

Two projects aimed at conserving bats and underground biodiversity in the Neretva River Catchment Area have been kick-started with a workshop in Citluk, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

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British Government launches BirdLife project in Fiji

The British Government have launched a new BirdLife project to conserve Fiji’s forest. “It is a great pleasure for us at the High Commission, together with our partners at BirdLife International, to the launch a new three-year project here in Fiji,” said Mr Dan Salter – Deputy High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Fiji…

New BirdLife video captures local perspectives

New video «Local Perspectives» captures the characters behind conservation on the ground – dedicated local people all around the world who are conserving the nature that they depend on, and sharing their thoughts with the world…