This is one helmet that sadly does not provide protection © Craig Ansibin / Shutterstock
31 Jul 2020

How we're helping the Helmeted Hornbill to nest in safety again

Teetering on the edge of extinction due to demand for its prized 'casque', the Helmeted Hornbill now finds itself with a fighting chance of survival thanks to bolstered law enforcement and patrols of its dwindling forest habitat
Sri Lanka Blue Magpie © Bjorn Olesen
29 Jul 2020

Making the hotels of Sri Lanka birdwatcher-friendly

The Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka’s “Bird Friendly Concept” has been adopted by numerous hotels, resorts, and travel agencies across Sri Lanka to the mutual benefit of birds, birders, and business.
© BirdLife Africa
28 Jul 2020

Anchoring a Green Recovery in São Tomé and Príncipe

In wake of the COVID-19, BirdLife is adapting its conservation programmes in São Tomé and Príncipe islands to address the economic and social crisis caused by the pandemic, seeking to herald a green future in this island state.
Rhinoceros Hornbill © Yeap Chin Aik
27 Jul 2020

Why birds are the answer to saving Malaysian forests

Often dressed in bright colours and with absurdly bulky bills, hornbills are remarkable-looking birds. But their value goes far beyond their aesthetics: they have become the key to saving some of Malaysia’s most precious forests.
Dr David Boyd at a demonstration in Norway
22 Jul 2020

Interview with UN rapporteur Dr David Boyd: the power of human rights

Dr David Boyd, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, and a supporter of our #1Planet1Right campaign, speaks to BirdLife on why nature is a human right, the process required to make it so, and whether this ambitious goal is even feasible...
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Ghoubel wind project in Djibouti, near Lake Assal © Jean Marie Takoule
20 Jul 2020

Why we need to balance Ghana's energy needs with conservation

In Ghana, renewable energy is a rapidly-growing industry. As demand increases, the country urgently needs to ensure these developments have a minimal impact on the country's birds and biodiversity. Here's what needs to be done get the balance right.
The Ruby-throated Hummingbird features on ABC's logo
17 Jul 2020

ABC joins the flock!

The latest member of the BirdLife family becomes our second partner in the United States; brings Partnership total to 116
16 Jul 2020

Indian Quarries attract birds

In a recent study 117 bird species, six of which are endemic to the subcontinent, were recorded in four HeidelbergCement quarries in India.
1planet1right.org © BirdLife International
10 Jul 2020

We're calling for a healthy planet to be a human right. Here's

Our most ambitious campaign ever aims to fundamentally transform humanity’s relationship with nature – for the benefit of all. Act now by signing our petition to the UN
Carlos Manuel Rodríguez (GEF) sharing his insight from Latin America © BirdLife
07 Jul 2020

How do we push forward a Green Recovery in a post-COVID world?

The first of BirdLife's new Green Recovery Webinar Series convened high-profile speakers for a daring discussion on the future of our planet

The latest conservation news and breakthroughs, delivered to your door

Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) © Emilie Chen
03 Jul 2020

Eight years in the Eastern Afromontane: a conservation milestone

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) programme in the Eastern Afromontane biodiversity hotspot ended on 31 March 2020. We look back at some of the highlights of this programme in the past eight years.
30 Jun 2020

Wetlands ablaze: oil well leak causes major environmental incident in Assam

A major gas leak and blowout at the Baghjan oil field, in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, has severely damaged the nearby wetlands of Maguri-Motapung and polluted the tributaries of the Brahmaputra River, as well as adjacent areas of the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park.
Lappet-faced Vulture © Ben Jobson
23 Jun 2020

How Kenya is healing toxic relationship between vultures and people

With their hunched posture, bald heads and their use in cartoons to represent opportunistic greed, vultures are arguably the most misunderstood scavengers. Humans have long considered them to be the outcasts of the animal kingdom, and due to their association with death, they are feared and reviled. Yet, their swift response means carcasses are picked clean before disease particles can take hold.
Tristan Albatrosses performing their courtship dance © Nick Holmes / RSPB
19 Jun 2020

Why we’re celebrating the first ever World Albatross Day

Today, BirdLife is delighted to be part of the first ever World Albatross Day. But why is it so important that we raise awareness of this group of birds? Find out what makes them special, the threats they face, and how you can help.
White-rumped Vulture © Deepak Sankat
16 Jun 2020

Latest research: vulture and ibis recovery, Amazon hotspot in peril

The world may have ground to a halt during the COVID-19 crisis, but researchers around the globe are still writing and publishing papers on key scientific discoveries. Here are three recent highlights from across the Birdlife Partnership.
Arctic tern © Markus Varesvuo

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