Singing Kagu In Focus

The Kagu Rhynochetos jubatus of New Caledonia is an iconic bird that symbolises the challenges faced by many island species in the modern era. This charismatic species is classified as Endangered by BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List on the basis of its very small, severely fragmented population which is suffering an overall […]

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BirdLife Pacific Invasive Species Programme

The BirdLife Pacific Partnership has started a new four-year European Union funded regional Invasive Species programme which seeks to reduce the spread and the environmental and socio-economic impact of invasive alien species by supporting the eradication and control of invasive alien species and also enhancing biosecurity. BirdLife Partners involved in the programme are Te Ipukerea […]

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EU Environment Ministers fail to stand up for nature in face of farm lobby interests

On Monday 19 December the EU Environment Council in Brussels came out with conclusions on the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, in which the interests of the farm lobby purveyed over biodiversity protection. BirdLife Europe isdeeply concerned by the long and painful efforts of certain EU Environment Ministers that were revealed in weakening biodiversity protection in […]

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