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Tag: Falkland Islands Conservation

  • Friday, November 1st 2019 - 09:50 UTC

    Falklands concern over environmental funding following Brexit

    An FC spokesperson said, “EU funding was crucial for showing how important Berkeley Sound is for endangered sei whales, and now the Falklands as a whole” (Pic C. Weir)

    Concern over environmental funding for the Falkland Islands following Brexit was once again raised in parliament last week, after Baroness Hooper submitted a question asking the Government “how much, if any, of the funding announced by the Prime Minister for the Darwin Initiative on 23 September will replace EU funding for wildlife in the Falkland Islands and other Overseas Territories?”

  • Thursday, October 17th 2019 - 09:55 UTC

    Brexit concerns blowing gale across nervous Falklands

    Fishing accounted for 43% of the Falklands GDP from 2007-16 and nearly all its exports in 2018 went to the EU.(Pic R. Goodwin)

    The following piece on the Falklands and Brexit was distributed by the French news agency, AFP, both in English and Spanish. - It may be a remote archipelago 13,000km from mainland Britain but the Falkland Islands' incredible biodiversity, as well as fishing and meat exports, are under threat from Brexit.

  • Monday, August 28th 2017 - 08:30 UTC

    Famous faces and new endemic Falklands species revealed at Birdfair

    Falklands Conservation and Birdfair 2017 Falklands Team FIH FITB FC

    Famous names including Sir David Attenborough, Bill Oddie, Chris Packham, Simon King and Nigel Marvin were all attendees of Birdfair where Falklands organizations annually promote the wealth of wildlife around the Islands.

  • Tuesday, October 14th 2014 - 19:27 UTC

    Falklands at the Bird Fair with record attendance and “flawless performance”

    The Falklands' stand at the Bird Fair always busy

    The Falkland Islands were one of the main sponsors for the second year in a row of the recently completed annual Bird Fair event at the Rutland Wildlife Reserve, which had a better than expected attendance, and according to the Falkland Islands Tourist Board “went off flawlessly”.