© Getbol World Heritage Promotion Team
11 Jun 2021

Why the Korean Getbol tidal flats need World Heritage status

The Republic of Korea’s coastal wetlands are a vital feeding and breeding site for millions of waterbirds, including nine species that are globally threatened with extinction. This July, the World Heritage Committee will decide whether to inscribe these vital habitats onto the UNESCO World Heritage List – the most prestigious of all conservation designations.
100,000 migrating Amur Falcons congregate at Doyang Reservoir every year © Touhid Biplob
09 Jun 2021

Meet the Indian villages battling adversity to protect migratory birds

100,000 migrating Amur Falcons pass through Nagaland every year. Even as the world grapples with COVID-19, two villages in India are holding strongly to their commitment to protect the birds and nature around them.
Egyptian Tortoise in Libya - © Al Hayat Organization
08 Jun 2021

Libyan and Egyptian conservationists work across border to save Critically

Almost extinct in its namesake country, and with illegal smuggling of Egyptian Tortoise across the border from Libya – plus habitat destruction – threatening the species, it is taking the collaboration of both Libyan and Egyptian NGOs to research and protect this neglected species
Cocoa farmer Sartam increased yields through sustainable agroforestry © Burung Indonesia/Citra Al Rasyid
08 Jun 2021

A recipe for sustainable farming in Sulawesi

Organic farming practices aren't just good for wildlife: they can also improve the quality of the soil, leading to higher yields that provide sustainable, long-term incomes for local people. Discover how three different farms across Sulawesi transformed their techniques – and reaped the rewards.
Griffon vulture from reintroduction program in flight at Jbel Moussa © Rachid Elkhamlichi
07 Jun 2021

Griffon Vultures are breeding in Morocco after 40-year absence

The Griffon Vulture is once again breeding Morocco after 40 years, thanks to a reintroduction program undertaken by the Water and Forestry Department in partnership with GREPOM/BirdLife Maroc.
Knobbed Hornbill, BirdLife International

Become part of a worldwide community of nature lovers, and help to make a lasting impact

Cook's Petrel © Spatuletail / Shutterstock
02 Jun 2021

Latest research: petrels divided, vultures pushed together by climate

Join us for a bite-sized round-up of advances published in our journal Bird Conservation International. This issue covers how to translocate Cook’s Petrel to its former range, how climate change will force vulture species to compete, and how the public uncovered vital data on the Yellow Cardinal.
'Meidum Geese’ – painted plaster, the Chapel of Itet, Meidum, Egypt  c. 2575–2551 BC © C K Wilkinson
31 May 2021

Does this ancient Egyptian fresco depict an extinct goose species?

When ancient Egyptian artists painted strange but lifelike geese on the side a tomb 4,600 years ago, they could never have expected they would become the subject of rigorous modern scientific study. But are these geese an extinct species, or just a flight of artistic fancy? We ask the experts.
As few as 108 Masked Finfoots remain in the wild © Sayam U Chowdhury
28 May 2021

Plight of the finfoot unmasked

The Masked Finfoot is sliding towards extinction, its fate inextricably linked to that of Asia's forested rivers. If we are to bring this unique bird back from the brink, it's time to sit up and listen to the science.
The road to economic recovery must be sustainable © Pixabay
26 May 2021

It’s black and white: recovery from COVID-19 must be green

The importance and urgency of a green recovery from the current pandemic cannot be understated. That’s why the BirdLife Partnership is already putting theory into action and showing governments how to truly build back better.
Bassian Thrush foraging amid the burned vegetation © Tom Hunt
24 May 2021

Australian bushfire update: hope from the ashes of Kangaroo Island

We all remember the devastation wreaked by the Australian bushfires in early 2020. But what’s been happening since then? Find out about just one of the many wildlife havens BirdLife Australia is helping to restore, thanks to the generosity of BirdLife supporters.

The latest conservation news and breakthroughs, delivered to your door

Fidelis Nick has been working for the Tenkile Conservation Alliance since 1999 © David Zeller
20 May 2021

“Nature and forest are part of my life” – we interview a forest protector

Fidelis Nick was born in a remote village in Papua New Guinea and is now Project Officer for Tenkile Conservation Alliance. We sought his unique perspective on forest conservation.
One team works with the community to protect unique wildlife of Rapa, French Polynesia © Fred Jacq
19 May 2021

Meet the 2021 Conservation Leadership Programme award winners

BirdLife is proud to be part of the Conservation Leadership Programme, a partnership that directs funding and training to early career leaders from developing countries who are tackling pressing conservation challenges. Discover some of this year’s winning projects.
The main harbour of Berlenga Grande Island, Portugal
19 May 2021

Bringing nature back to the Berlengas archipelago

One morning in 2014, Joana Andrade received a phone call that would determine the next five years of her life. She was going to coordinate the restoration of the Berlengas islands’ natural habitat! This is her story.
Boreal forest in northern Alberta, Canada is an important carbon sink © WWF
18 May 2021

New study: forests the size of France have regrown in last 20 years

Exciting new research from Trillion Trees – a joint venture between WWF, BirdLife International and WCS – demonstrates the capacity of forests to regenerate themselves if we let them.
17 May 2021

All colours are astounding and uniquely splendid: nature's lesson on

If you love birds, and know them, you never stop to be amazed by their beauty and their diversity of colours, shapes, behaviours and songs. This diversity is the main reason why birds are such a flagship class of animals: we simply cannot help but admire their endeavours and their variety.
Arctic tern © Markus Varesvuo

Taking the pulse of the planet

Who we are

Who we are

We are a global Partnership of independent organisations working together as one for nature and people. Read more about BirdLife.

What we do

What we do

We create action through insight. Through our expertise on birds we act for nature and people. Through sharing local challenges we find lasting global solutions. Read more about our programmes.

Support us

Support us

When you get involved with BirdLife you are helping us to go beyond today to impact the future. Read about how you can support us.

Where we work

Where we work

From the Amazon to the Zambezi, from the Tundra to the Tierra del Fuego the BirdLife Partnership is active in more than 120 countries worldwide. Read more about our regional work.