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When Doves Die WorldBirdwatch by James Lowen

For those who like killing things, the photograph is presumably excitement itself. But for those who prefer their birdlife well, alive, the image circulating on social media is unequivocally shocking. Beaming towards the camera, four men—an entire arsenal slung casually over shoulders—proudly display the day’s feathered haul: the corpses of 30 White Storks Ciconia ciconia. In another image, a five-year-old …

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CEPF Mid-term Assessment Regional Meeting in Ulcinj

CEPF mid-term assessment of the Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot has been initiated since January 2015. This involved National Assessments with 186 participants from all 11 eligible countries of the hotspot; a Stakeholder Survey in 4 languages for all stakeholders in the Med programme, receiving 116 responses. From 25- 27 May 2015 CEPF organized a Regional Meeting to verify these findings …

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Fifth Hima Fund Board Meeting in Doha- Qatar

Fifth Hima Fund Board Meeting was held in Doha – Qatar during the period 19-21 April 2015 at the Friends of The Environment Center – the Partner representing the funder & host country. It was attended for the first time by the new Birdlife International Chief Executive (Mrs Patricia Zurita) as member of the HF Board. The meeting was chaired by …

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Syria and Lebanon latest signatories to CMS Raptor MOU

The MSB project advocacy efforts in 2014 were rewarded when both Syrian and Lebanese governments signed the CMS Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MOU), which brings the total number of signatories to 50. The MSB project considers the signing of the Raptors MOU by project range countries as a …

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UK #BirdFair 2015 theme announced #StopTheSlaughter in the Eastern Mediterranean

Following a record breaking Birdfair 2014, a £280,000 cheque was handed to BirdLife International to help advance the designation of new marine protected area and to enrich worldwide marine wildlife. At the same time Birdfair also revealed details of their latest fund raising project, ‘Hope for migratory birds in the Eastern Mediterranean: action against illegal killing’. The aim of the …

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Lebanon’s Soaring Birds Atlas launched

MSB Lebanon and the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL), BirdLife in Lebanon, has just launched a major Atlas on the Soaring Birds. The publication, collated & edited by Assad Adel Serhal, Bassima Chafic Khatib, Ghassan Ramadan Jaradi & Zeina Kasem Badran, aims to map through the presence/occurrence and the distribution of a group of species, the …

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Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming MSB conservation

Amman hosted a workshop to discuss and evaluate the project titled  “Mainstreaming Conservation of Migratory Soaring Birds into Key Productive Sectors along the Rift Valley/Red Sea Flyway (MSB) which is a GEF funded project that SPNL contributed to, in order to ensure that globally threatened and significant populations of soaring birds that migrate along the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway are …

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What BirdLife wants from Climate Change negotiations in Lima ?

The 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) in Lima provides an opportunity for governments to work together to address this global challenge, and to respond to the hundreds of thousands of people worldwide who took to the streets in September, marching for climate action. COP20 is an important milestone in climate negotiations. Next year in Paris, governments should adopt a …

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capacityforconservation.org to help meet global challenges

A new online resource, capacityforconservation.org has been launched that aims to support and strengthen conservation organisations and help them to achieve – and sustain – their conservation and organisational development goals. The free online tool, created collaboratively by BirdLife International, Fauna & Flora International (FFI), the Tropical Biology Association and the University of Cambridge, will help conservation organisations to build …

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SPNL and LPO partnership for nature and people

SPNL (Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon) and LPO (Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux) agreed to strengthen bilateral partnership in addition to the global partnership in BirdLife International. LPO (Birdlife French Partner) celebrated 100 years of existence in 2012. SPNL (Birdlife Lebanese Partner) is celebrating 30 years of existence in 2014. Andrée Vérès SPNL France delegate, visited …

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