Ulcinj Salina is a key habitat for the Greater Flamingo
20 Jun 2018

Save Salina: hotel complex threatens waterbird paradise

Ulcinj Salina is a traditional salt pan whose shallow waters feed and support more than 250 bird species. However, recent proposals to build a large-scale tourism resort threaten to obliterate it.
Jane Alexander interview BirdLife
18 Jun 2018

“We all have to become conservationists”: our interview with Jane Alexander

Jane Alexander is an acclaimed actress, author and an impassioned birder who is also a member of BirdLife’s Global Advisory Group. Here, she talks to us about how acting got her into birding, and how the new generation gives her hope.
15 Jun 2018

Bird-friendly beef showcased by Hilton Hotels

A new mode of farming is taking off in South America. The pampas is one the world’s most important grassland biomes: but intensive farming is wearing it down. Now, a scheme for sustainable, bird-friendly meat is getting prestigious recognition.
13 Jun 2018

The top five threats to birds may surprise you

One in eight bird species is in danger of extinction – but what are the main factors driving their decline? They might not be what you think. Read about the five biggest threats to bird biodiversity, and what’s being done to combat them.
11 Jun 2018

Reversing the skylark's decline in Sweden

Over the last 40 years, Europe’s skylarks have suffered a 50% decline due to the intensification of agriculture. In Sweden, this figure jumps to a staggering 75%.

Help us to protect America's migratory birds on their epic journey across continents.

 

The couple ran 6,504 miles (10,467km) in 15 months © Katharine & David Lowrie
11 Jun 2018

Meet the couple who ran the length of South America for birds

We interview Katharine Lowrie: part of a record-breaking couple who sailed the Atlantic to begin an ultra-marathon through South America, all to raise money and awareness for wildlife and wild places.
An alliance between a conservation organisation and a cement company is benefiting the community © NATURAMA
07 Jun 2018

A concrete partnership for nature conservation in Burkina Faso

It’s a first for Burkina Faso... a love story between environmental organization NATURAMA (BirdLife - Burkina Faso) and the private cement factory CIMBURKINA. Their common aim is to strengthen nature conservation and improve community livelihoods at the cement plant's operating sites.
The Christmas Frigatebird (Critically Endangered) is now safe from habitat destruction © Chris Surman
05 Jun 2018

Bird paradise Christmas Island saved from mining devastation

Following a tireless campaign by BirdLife Australia, which gained support from around the world, the Australian Government has decided to reject an application for phosphate mining on Christmas Island, a crucial wildlife haven in the Indian Ocean.
Colombia is home to 1,877 bird species, including the Andean Cock-of-the-rock © Lisa Strachan
04 Jun 2018

Protecting birds through war and peace: our newest Partner, Colombia

While armed conflict in Colombia may be over, an influx of illegal miners and loggers means our newest Partner’s collaborative approach to conservation has never been more important.
04 Jun 2018

CAP overhaul in Bulgaria could serve both farmers and nature, study says

At a workshop with politicians, farmers and NGOs, the German BirdLife-Partner NABU and the Bulgarian BirdLife-Partner BSPB presented

Support our Red List Appeal and help us continue to identify which birds most need our help

 

The "Panda Team" will be preserving the habitat of the Giant Panda - along with the birds it shares it with
01 Jun 2018

These millennials are changing the future of conservation

Young minds can give us fresh answers. These young people’s conservation ideas were so impressive that they were awarded grants to carry out their work. Check out ten projects that are shaping the conservation world for the next generation.
This Northern Gannet carrying plastic netting in its beak is part of a pervasive problem © Cor Fikkert
30 May 2018

Can we really put an end to plastic waste?

Around the world, measures are being introduced to reduce the amount of plastic we manufacture and discard. While these efforts may be laudable, will they actually signal the end of plastic waste?
Mount Nimba Nature reserve supports species like this pregnant toad, about to give birth to live young © Sandberger-Loua L, Müller H, Rödel M-O
29 May 2018

Fighting rural poverty: community empowered to conserve Guinean mountain

It’s an unfortunate fact: people living near Important Biodiversity Areas are often very poor and depend solely on the exploitation of natural resources for their livelihoods. Now, a project is working to buck this trend, empowering communities to improve their lot by using resources sustainably.
28 May 2018

LIFE is beautiful...in Italy

Our Italian partner LIPU has been awarded one of the EU’s most prestigious nature prizes – ‘Best LIFE Project’ - for their stunning work to create an ecological corridor between the Campo dei Fiori massif and Ticino Park in Lombardy.
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25 May 2018

Bird Your World: 12 simple actions that make life better for birds

As part of Year of the Bird, we’re encouraging nature lovers around the world to take small but meaningful actions every month that benefit nature. In this spirit, here are 12 simple steps you can encourage your friends and family to take to make the world a better place for birds.

Migratory birds in peril: why it's more important than ever we stand up for conservation laws.

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