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Africa’s vultures are sliding towards extinction warns BirdLife

Save Nature's Clean-up Crew

Most vultures are teetering on the brink of extinction across Africa. Considering the vital role they play in preventing spread of life-threatening diseases, we must do everything we can to save these unsung heroes

Re-COP - Day 1 at the Paris COP21 summit on climate change

Mon, 30/11/2015 - 08:43

We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

Worldwide Climate Change

Out Now: The Messengers - what birds tell us about the threats from climate change

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 06:00

BirdLife International and Audubon's joint report on climate change has been published, detailing the severity of the threats of climate change, but also the nature-based solutions.

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Middle East

Nature Summit: hundreds gather in Brussels to decide on future of laws

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 02:00

Hundreds gathering in Brussels for event calling on European Commission to protect key nature laws.

Europe and Central Asia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Messages of support for LPO (BirdLife in France) from BirdLife Partnership

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 12:54

A message from Yves Verilhac, LPO's (BirdLife in France) Director General:

Europe and Central Asia France

The verdict is in: Europe’s nature laws are fit for purpose

Thu, 12/11/2015 - 13:31

We're getting the first findings from European lawmakers on their review of key European nature laws.

Europe and Central Asia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

What makes birdwatchers want to monitor species in an ISIS warzone?

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 09:08

BirdLife in Turkey is protecting one of the world's most threatened bird species, 30 km from the Syrian border.

Europe and Central Asia Syria Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

'Slipgate': The Naked Truth

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 12:27

LPO/BirdLife France volunteers and journalists were physically assaulted by a man with a shovel after they attempted to remove illegal poaching traps in a village in south-east France.

Europe and Central Asia France

New agreement for the conservation of South Korea’s top coastal wetland

Tue, 10/11/2015 - 07:35

BirdLife International and the Government of Seocheon County have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on the conservation of the Geum Estuary in the Republic of Korea.

Asia South Korea Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia

Large-scale trade in its 'ivory' and feathers has elicited the uplisting of Helmeted Hornbill to Critically Endangered. Photo: Muhammad Alzahri (Arinature Photography)

2015 Red List - vultures, shorebirds and other iconic species

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 00:02

The plight of Africa's Vultures is big news for the 2015 Red List update, but a number of other important changes also grab the attention this year.

Worldwide Preventing Extinctions