Seafood certification scheme needs to step up action on bycatch

New report shows that Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainable seafood certification scheme needs to do more to tackle bycatch of threatened species in certified fisheries

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:56:28 +0000

Watching Sea Birds in Winter

“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, February, 2019

How did the Pink Pigeon bounce back from just nine birds?

The Pink Pigeon is no longer Endangered. But how did conservationists achieve this, and is it sustainable? Dr Vikash Tatayah, Conservation Director, Mauritian Wildlife Foundatio

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:07:13 +0000

Leading scientists call for re-evaluation of funding models

In the wake of statistics that reveal NGOs have some of the most highly-cited scientific papers, scientists from BirdLife, the RSPB and the BTO are calling for a re-evaluation o

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:40:38 +0000

Momentous mission: first successful invasive species removal in Marquesas

Conservationists leaped from boats onto sheer rock faces and braved “10,000 dive-bombing Sooty Terns” to achieve the first successful eradication of invasive rats on Teuaua

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:01:00 +0000

Pacific paradise in peril: tourism resort threatens Palau shorebird haven

Pristine coastal wetland Peleliu Lkes has been treasured in local art and culture for centuries, and acts as a refuge for Endangered shorebirds such as the Far Eastern Curlew. H

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:55:07 +0000

Up to 100 vulture deaths prevented by rapid response to poisoning

On Sunday morning, a wildlife ranger in Nairobi, Kenya discovered 20 dead and 5 critically ill vultures slumped around a poisoned hyena carcass. Despite these tragic casualties,

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 00:01:00 +0000

Lebanese President Michel Aoun awards Assad Serhal Silver Lebanese Order of Merit Medal in recognition of his contributions to Environment in Lebanon

Former Minister of Environment Tariq Al Khatib honored Assad Serhal, the Director General of Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon – SPNL (Birdlife Lebanon), on beha

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 13:07:13 +0000

Protecting waterbird habitats to combat the impacts of climate change

How will wetlands, estuaries and other essential waterbird habitats be affected by climate change? The new Climate Resilient Flyway Project pinpoints sites that will be hardest

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 11:47:50 +0000

Thousands of birds at risk as wetland is threatened by overexploitation

Doñana National Park, in Spain, is a crucial stopover point for thousands of migrating birds. However, over-intensive irrigation is threatening these valuable wetlands.

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:28:06 +0000