WMBD2017 Highlights

266
Events Registered
71
Countries involved

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STORIES

The Wings of Love – WMBD Benefit Concert in Bologna

Bonn/Bologna, 19 May 2017 – there was standing room only in the Cappella Farnese in Bologna’s medieval Palazzo d’Accursio for the fifth annual Benefit Concert held as part of the celebration of World Migratory Bird Day. 

19.5.2017
White Pelican. Photo: UNEP/AEWA/Sergey Dereliev

Populations of migratory birds are "collapsing": UN avian expert

The population of migratory birds worldwide is in danger of collapsing unless their habitats are taken better care of and climate change is addressed.

Listen to Borja Heredia, head of the avian unit at the UN Convention on Migratory Species.

 

11.5.2017
Jacques Trouvilliez, Secrétaire exécutif de l'AEWA

La préservation des oiseaux migrateurs et de leurs habitats contribue au développement durable

Ecouter Jacques Trouvilliez au micro : des mots clairs, un plaidoyer implacable pour les oiseaux migrateurs - et pour l'humanité.

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11.5.2017

CIC Children Drawing Contest

This is the second year that the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) participates in the World Migratory Bird Day campaign to raise awareness about the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats in particular, and about environmental issues in general throughout the world.

10.5.2017
Picture by Tian Zhiwei, director of the CCAfa for Waterfowls at Tangshan, 2017.5.9

Stories from China

China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF) is an independent organization approved by the State Council and registered in the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The non-profit organisation was founded in 1985 through the reintroduction of Milu deer, from the U.K back to China by the Duke of Bedford. The non-profit organisation is dedicated to biodiversity conservation, environmental protection, green and sustainable development and eco-civilization promotion.

10.5.2017