Although Critically Endangered, the Northern Bald Ibis could be in recovery © Vincent Legrand/Agami
24 Nov 2017

Important new breeding sites of mythical ibis discovered

It has had a dramatic history and was almost lost to extinction. Now this Critically Endangered bird is bouncing back with a record breeding success in Morocco in 2017.
Vatuvara's terrain makes access difficult, let alone agriculture © Steve Cranwell
22 Nov 2017

Exploring the untouched island of Vatuvara

This is the first time a full biological survey has ever been performed on this remote, almost untouched island in the South Pacific. The intriguing and fascinating results have redoubled the Vatuvara Foundation’s efforts to safeguard this lush wildlife haven.
A captive-reared White-rumped Vulture takes its first unrestricted flight © Jyotendra Thakuri
20 Nov 2017

The big moment: Nepal releases its first ever captive-reared vultures

Watch as conservation history is made: six captive-reared Critically Endangered White-rumped Vultures venture out into the wild. This comes at a time when the world is finally waking up to the plight of vultures.
The Toco Toucan is one of numerous bird species benefiting from Guyra Paraguay's conservation © Shutterstock
17 Nov 2017

Guyra Paraguay celebrates 20 years of science and conservation

This Monday November 20th, BirdLife’s Partner in Paraguay celebrates 20 years working for biodiversity with a great concert by Maestro Luis Szarán and the Asunción Philharmonic in the auditorium of the Central Bank of Paraguay.
17 Nov 2017

The Bird Bulletin: Europe & Central Asia

Today’s news round-up from Europe & Central Asia takes us to Greece, Kazakhstan, Portugal and the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Shot and left for dead: help us put an end to this persecution.

The Western Area still holds a significant forest cover © Jude Fuhnwi
16 Nov 2017

Did a Sierra Leone mudslide uncover a forgotten conservation promise?

The Western Area National Park is a forest reserve in Sierra Leone that still holds one of the last strongholds of pristine forest in the country and represents a significant portion of the remaining forest cover in the Guinean Forests of West Africa Hotspot.
Local communities champion production of fuel efficient stoves © ARECO
15 Nov 2017

Fuel efficient stoves reduce tree cutting in Rwanda forest

Association Rwandaise des Ecologistes (ARECO) are providing the local communities with improved fuel efficient stoves that reduce firewood consumption in households as part of efforts to save the Cyamudongo forest.
Forests provide invaluable ecosystem services to the people who live and work alongside them © Omar Torrico
15 Nov 2017

Trillion Trees: three conservation giants join forces to end deforestation

Can you imagine a world with a trillion more trees? Last night in London, the three “great oaks” of the conservation world launched an unprecedented partnership striving not only to halt deforestation, but to reverse it.
14 Nov 2017

Tagging the elusive White-headed Duck

Danara Zharbolova and Alyona Koshkina from our Kazakh partner ACBK tell us about their first attempts to catch and tag the elusive White-headed Duck with geolocators out on the lakes of the Central Kazakhstan.
14 Nov 2017

Greece takes action on three iconic bird species

Roula Trigou from HOS (BirdLife Greece) tells us why the future looks brighter for 3 charismatic bird species in Greece: the Egyptian vulture, the Lesser White-fronted Goose and the Lesser Kestrel.
flying geese

Migration special: why the long trip south gets longer every year

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