BirdLife International

Type: Organization
Name: BirdLife International
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Data Protection Act should not hinder freedom of expression, say NGOs

“Instead of wasting time on pursuing this ill-advised case, the government should dedicate its resources to the real issue in this matter, which is to clamp down on the illegal hunting of birds.”Birdlife Malta were charged with breaching the Data Protection ... [Published MaltaToday - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Toolern Vale and District Primary School pupils do theirbit for birds

Toolern Vale and District Primary School has been recognised for its outstanding work in promoting sustainability and improving the habitat of local birdlife.It has won the Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria Active Schools Award for 2014.Sustainability ... [Published Melton Weekly - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 3 reports

Future grim for Carnaby's cockatoo (The West Australian)

The West AustralianThe population of a black cockatoo species native to WA's South West is in freefall, according to a stocktake that found it could be all but extinct within 20 years.Birdlife Australia yesterday released the results of its annual great ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bitterns boom in rice bays

Published:25August2014Michele SabtoThe largest population of Australasian Bitterns ever recorded has been found in Riverina rice crops, highlighting the potential role of rice growing – an industry often under fire for high water use – in waterbird c ... [Published ECOS Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Bittern, Species, Australia
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Record numbers flock to Birdfair in Rutland

The world's biggest wildlife fair poured £750,000 into the local economy and educated, informed and entertained more than 22,000 people.Since the Birdfair started at Rutland Water 26 years ago, it has also given £3.5million to global conservation partnership ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bird-watching takes flight

Amateur and experienced birders can look forward to a presentation of the popular Flight for Birders course in Sedgefield on August 28 and 29. Bids like the easily identifiable Knysna Loerie to 'little brown jobs' will be discussed. Photo: David Siu/ ... [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

BirdLife and Lynx publish first ever illustrated world bird checklist

Lynx Edicíons and BirdLife International have published the first ever Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World . The checklist classification uses new criteria and recognises 462 new species which were previously treated as ‘races’ of other forms. ... [Published BirdLife International - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Save the vulture

In the last year alone over 2000 vultures were killed in Botswana. Up to 600 died in one incident.Mmegi Online :: Save the vultureWhere a decade ago there were several thousands vultures from various species, only a few hundred remain in Botswana. Some ... [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Slick moves

Daily news from the Canaries and the islands' biggest English language newspaper on-lineDespite multiple legal battles against the move, oil company Repsol has received the formal go-ahead for exploratory drilling off the Canaries.Environmental groups, ... [Published Island Connections - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Rehabilitated birds released

Fifteen birds, including honey buzzards, marsh harriers, common kestrels, short eared owls, a hobby, turtle doves, a collared dove, and a yellow legged gull were released into the wild today, following rehabilitation.The release was coordinated by the ... [Published Times of Malta - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

New autumn hunting regulations aimed at appeasing the hunting lobby – BirdLife

Permanent removal of autumn hunting curfew ‘hunter’s delight at the raptors’ plight, BirdLife Malta saysA black stork shot down in the afternoon of the 25th September 2013 at San Blas, Gozo. Photo by Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS).Reacting to ... [Published MaltaToday - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 4 reports

New Survey: 214 Vultures Recorded in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 09, 2014 –An annual vulture census, carried out at seven sites across Cambodia, recorded a total of 214 vultures, said Mr. Bou Vorsak, Program Manager, BirdLife International Cambodia Program.Among the seven sites in Stung Treng, ... [Published Agence Kampuchea Presse - Aug 09 2014]

Quotes

"If you have surplus animals and you want to sell them, that is fine, but when you are taking wild animals, especially rare wild animals, from the wild and bringing them into institutions or private people, this is not good."
"On I-84 going through the Columbia Gorge, there are nests within 50 feet of the highway where there is traffic going by at 70 miles an hour" said Chuck Henny , a research zoologist emeritus with the U S Geological Survey in Corvallis, Oregon

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Some private menageries in the UAE strike a mea... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 1 hour ago]
Atop Food Chain, Ospreys Ingest Many Poisons, R... [Published National Geographic - 20 hours ago]
Data Protection Act should not hinder freedom o... [Published MaltaToday - 21 hours ago]
Data protection cannot be used to hinder NGOs’ ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Aug 26 2014]
Toolern Vale and District Primary School pupils... [Published Melton Weekly - Aug 26 2014]
Future grim for Carnaby's cockatoo (The West Au... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 25 2014]
Improve our transport system to boost tourism [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 25 2014]
1,300 Birds Face Extinction [Published National Geographic - Aug 25 2014]
Carnaby's black cockatoo population in Perth un... [Published ABC Online - Aug 25 2014]
Bitterns boom in rice bays [Published ECOS Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
Carnaby's Black Cockatoo could be extinct withi... [Published WA Today - Aug 25 2014]
Last ditch plea to protect pine forest adopted ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 25 2014]
Victoria's logged landscapes are at increased r... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 24 2014]
Celebrating Her Majesty Queen Noor's Birthday [Published King Hussein Foundation - Aug 24 2014]
Queen Noor celebrates birthday [Published Ammon News - Aug 24 2014]
Presidential pardon for Comino [Published Times of Malta - Aug 24 2014]
Record numbers flock to Birdfair in Rutland [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 24 2014]
'It is a remarkable success story' [Published KMTR NewsSource 16 - Aug 23 2014]
Bird-watching takes flight [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Aug 23 2014]
State of threatened PH birds: New dangers, new ... [Published Rappler - Aug 23 2014]
Conservation charity hosts controversial debate... [Published Wildlife Extra - Aug 22 2014]
BirdLife and Lynx publish first ever illustrate... [Published BirdLife International - Aug 22 2014]
Earth houses 462 more species of bird than prev... [Published Environment & Development Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
Mass bird fatalities at solar park cause concern [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 22 2014]
Earth houses 462 more species of bird than prev... [Published The Independent - Aug 22 2014]
Slick moves [Published Island Connections - Aug 21 2014]
Save the vulture [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 21 2014]
Oceania Regional Prep Meeting Highlights Role o... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Aug 21 2014]
Owls, turtledoves and marsh harriers among bird... [Published MaltaToday - Aug 21 2014]
Rehabilitated birds released [Published Times of Malta - Aug 21 2014]
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Park reels in major sponsors to open new reptil... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 22 2014]
Queenstown’s Kiwi Birdlife Park is expanding its collection of rare and endangered wildlife investing in a brand-new New Zealand reptile wing to house tuatara and the critically endangered Otago and Grand skinks. ...
Green Global Governance: How Environmentalists ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 25 2014]
Greenpeace has been having a rough time of it, of late. Good. As I argued yesterday, Greenpeace - and similarly powerful, unaccountable, virulently anti-capitalist environmental NGOs - represent one of the greatest economic and socio-political menaces ...
Canadian BirdLife Partners launch new IBA video [Published EnviroLib - Jun 04 2014]
It’s Canadian Environment Week, held in the first week of June to coincide with World Environment Day and World Oceans Day. Just in time for these celebrations, BirdLife International’s Canadian co-Partners, Bird Studies Canada and Nature Canada are pleased ...
Rules, business and the environment: CEMEX and ... [Published EnviroLib - May 30 2014]
On May 27, in the presence of EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik, BirdLife Europe and CEMEX  issued a joint statement wholeheartedly supporting the European Union’s Nature Conservation Policy. The joint statement emphasises that the EU’s solid ...
Identify 500 birds with new Birdsnap app [Published EarthSky - May 30 2014]
Get the Birdsnap app here. Image courtesy of Birdsnap Researchers at Columbia Engineering, led by Computer Science Professor Peter Belhumeur, have taken bird-watching to a new level. Using computer vision and machine learning techniques they have ...
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