Restoring America’s Delta

The BP disaster caused upheaval and damage to the people and wildlife of the Mississippi Delta’s vast ecosystem. But it was also only the latest addition to a list of injuries the region has suffered over time, including hurricanes, storm surges, channelization, and sediment loss. People began taming the Mississippi River in the early twentieth […]

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The State of the Birds (2009)

This State of the Birds report reveals troubling declines of bird populations during the past 40 years — a warning signal of the failing health of our ecosystems. At the same time, we see heartening evidence that strategic land management and conservation action can reverse declines of birds. This report calls attention to the collective […]

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Bird Migration on the Bihar Plain (Part 1)

Three documentary films entitled ‘Bird Migration on the Bihar Plain’ have been produced by the Wings Over Wetlands demonstration project team in Hungary. The film documents the importance of the Bihar Plains as a breeding, wintering and stop-over area for hundreds of thousands of migratory waterbirds, highlighting the role played by the fishponds found in […]

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Bird Migration on the Bihar Plain (Part 2)

A new documentary film entitled ‘Bird Migration on the Bihar Plain’ has been produced by the Wings Over Wetlands demonstration project team in Hungary. The film documents the importance of the Bihar Plains as a breeding, wintering and stop-over area for hundreds of thousands of migratory waterbirds, highlighting the role played by thefishponds found in […]

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Bird Migration on the Bihar Plain (Part 3)

A new documentary film entitled ‘Bird Migration on the Bihar Plain’ has been produced by the Wings Over Wetlands demonstration project team in Hungary. The film documents the importance of the Bihar Plains as a breeding, wintering and stop-over area for hundreds of thousands of migratory waterbirds, highlighting the role played by thefishponds found in […]

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Stop Illegal Hunting

Illegal hunting is a widespread and serious problem in Malta, with poachers specifically targeting raptors (birds of prey) and Herons as well as rare migratory birds. This persecution reaches its peak during migration periods, when large numbers of raptors, herons and other protected species are killed by poachers.

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