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News

Rufous-chested Dotterel Credit © Jorge Martin Spinuzza/avespampa.com.ar

45% of Arctic shorebirds are disappearing - here's the plan to save them

Fri, 21/04/2017
45% of Arctic-nesting shorebirds are decreasing. The Pacific Americas Shorebird Conservation Strategy aims to identify the threats and develop strategies to save them.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 4

Fri, 21/04/2017
Welcome to the latest edition of ‘The Bird Bulletin’ – our new weekly news brief with we’ll bring you bite-sized updates from across Europe & Central Asia.
Plate-billed Mountain Toucan (Near Threatened), native to Colombia and Ecuador © Martin Mecnarowski/Shutterstock

Welcome to the Americas Newsletter

Thu, 20/04/2017
Every month we will feature trials, triumphs, and stories of promise from the world of nature conservation.
Kayaking Balkan rivers to protest against the Balkan dam boom © Balkan Rivers Tour

Protecting the pristine: Europe's last truly "wild" waterways

Thu, 20/04/2017
Cameras, kayaks, test tubes, tree saplings, and lawyers: this is how civil society is coming together to save the blue gem of the Balkans
Hear the King Penguin's trumpeting call up-close-and-personal in new virtual reality film © BirdLife/Visualise

Walk with penguins in ground-breaking virtual reality video

Wed, 19/04/2017
For the first time, you can instantly transport yourself to a sub-antarctic island and immerse in the lives of penguins—thanks to a new 3D 360-degree film launched today
Slender-Billed Curlew, Morocco, 1995 © Chris Gomersall

Chasing ghosts: how technology is helping track the bird that mysteriously disappeared

Tue, 18/04/2017
A groundbreaking new technique, which studies tiny atoms left in feathers, is telling us where we should look for the vanishingly rare Slender-billed Curlew.
 Philippine Eagle, known by locals as Haring Bon © Nigel Voaden

Former drug users turn conservationists to save the Philippine Eagle

Wed, 12/04/2017
Former drug users, indigenous people & conservationists form an unlikely team for the noblest of causes: restore the forest where the Haring Bon lives.
Projects led by young conservationists are making a difference to birds around the world. Photo: Slaty Egret © Birdwatch Zambia

7 projects led by young conservationists that are changing the avian world

Tue, 11/04/2017
Today winners have been announced for CLP and Birdfair project awards, all initiatives led by young conservationists. Discover their inspiring work in this roundup.