20 Nov 2020

Nature collapse imminent without investment, 'Wildlife Conservation

BirdLife International has today joined 20 of the world’s leading conservation organisations in today calling on the G20 for urgent action to invest in nature to protect biodiversity and reduce thereby the risk of future pandemics.
Vera Voronova out birding © Renat Eskazyuly
20 Nov 2020

From student representative to Kazakhstan conservation CEO

Vera Voronova started out as a student representative for ACBK (BirdLife in Kazakhstan). Six years later, she became CEO of the organisation. Vera tells us about the challenges she faces, her hopes for the future, and how the Conservation Leadership Programme helped her to get where she is today.
The UN Biodiversity Summit 2020 was switched to a semi-remote format © CBD
18 Nov 2020

UN summit on biodiversity: world leaders’ pledge for nature

Ahead of September’s UN Summit on Biodiversity, world leaders pledged to put nature at the heart of a transformational green recovery – but will this be enough to transform our relationship with nature before it is too late? Here are our takeaways from the summit.
Reef rescuer Athina cleaning corals at a nursery © Nature Seychelles
17 Nov 2020

Saving Seychelles disappearing coral reefs

Ocean warming and coral bleaching have had a devastating impact on coral reefs, critical to supporting marine biodiversity. But in Seychelles conservationists are celebrating ten years of success of the world’s first large-scale coral reef restoration project to use the coral gardening method
A PAcific Golden Plover was the first bird spotted © Avinash Nanda / Shutterstock
16 Nov 2020

Two world records smashed in landmark birding event

The inaugural Global Bird Weekend inspired over 38,000 nature lovers from 169 countries to pool their bird spotting talents together, for the benefit of conservation.
Knobbed Hornbill, BirdLife International

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A courtship display between Tristan Albatrosses (Critically Endangered) © Andy Schofield
13 Nov 2020

World’s remotest islands become one of largest wildlife sanctuaries

Today, UK overseas territory Tristan da Cunha – a remote island chain in the South Atlantic – has been declared a Marine Protection Zone, safeguarding habitat for millions of seabirds, fish and mammals.
© NASA
12 Nov 2020

What birds tell us about building a new global framework for nature

As well as quantifying progress (or failure) and highlighting successes and good news stories in relation to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, data from birds can inform the development and implementation of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and its targets
A head-start for Loggerheads in Cabo Verde © Shaun Hurrell
11 Nov 2020

Drones, stretchers and other surprising reasons for Cabo Verde’s turtle

Whilst COVID-related restrictions may have benefited turtles elsewhere, the dedication of conservationists is mostly what made 2020 an exceptional Loggerhead Turtle nesting season here
10 Nov 2020

Press release: New report reveals Member States are responsible for the

Today, BirdLife Europe released a new report which provides an in-depth analysis of derogations in eight EU Member States: Bulgaria, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Poland and Spain.
Unveiling the truth: how Member States are abusing their power to grant licenses to kill millions of birds
10 Nov 2020

How EU States are granting licenses to kill millions of birds

Have you heard of the EU Birds Directive? It’s a powerful piece of legislation that protects birds across the continent. Problem: EU Member States are giving out licenses to kill protected birds like there’s no tomorrow. We have published a report that exposes this far-reaching scandal.

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09 Nov 2020

Open letter: EU Commission President, withdraw the Common Agricultural

Intensive agriculture is fuelling the biodiversity and climate crisis. And European farming has significant worldwide impacts. That's why we are sending an open letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, to call on her to withdraw the destructive Common Agricultural Policy.
The red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus) nests all year round in Cabo Verde © Projeto Sal Biodiversidade
04 Nov 2020

How Cabo Verde is becoming a safe haven for seabirds

A new network for seabird research and conservation in Cabo Verde is already making an impact on bird species and the local communities that live alongside them
Egyptian Vulture © Ivostyle / Shutterstock
03 Nov 2020

5 ways we've helped vultures in the past 5 years

When our first campaign to save African vultures started in 2015, global awareness and political recognition of these majestic raptors were in their infancy. Discover just a few examples of the fantastic achievements that BirdLife supporters helped to kick-start, and find out how you can help us step up our action to the next level.
Dailus Laurence, 29, started working on Cousin Island at the age of 21 © Nature Seychelles
02 Nov 2020

Nature Seychelles warden wins 2020 African Ranger Award

Dailus Laurence, the Chief Warden of Cousin Island Special Reserve and employee of Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner), has won the prestigious 2020 African Ranger Award, promoted by the Alibaba Foundation and the Paradise Foundation. The award includes prize money of US$ 10,000.
30 Bojer's Skinks were evacuated from Ile de la Passe © Mauritian Wildlife Foundation
29 Oct 2020

Reptile rescue mission after devastating Mauritius oil spill

When an oil freighter ran aground within a few kilometres of Mauritian nature reserves, local conservationists rushed in to rescue three globally threatened lizard species found nowhere else. The reptiles were moved to a captive breeding programme that could provide a vital lifeline.
Arctic tern © Markus Varesvuo

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