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One of Bristly's fourteen remaining companions. Female Stresemann's Bristlefront spotted by Ciro Albano

Say ‘no’ to extinction: saving Bristly and his fourteen companions

Thu, 28/04/2016 - 12:38

Some species cling to existence on mere scraps of remaining habitat until… they’re gone. And once they’re gone, there is no turning back. But while those few individuals resist we have a chance to save them. A chance we are not going to miss.

Worldwide Brazil Preventing Extinctions

Birding and kayaking on Caño Tiburones

The future of Caño Tiburones hangs on a thread

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 17:57

The wind in your hair, the sound of birds, you’re paddling down 30km of estuarine channels in Puerto Rico’s largest wetland. Lost in the moment, you might not realise that this small paradise is under attack.

Americas Puerto Rico Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Veterinary drug could cause major drop in vulture numbers in Spain, new study confirms

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 10:10

Scientists and NGOs are calling for a ban on veterinary diclofenac after finding it could kill as many as 6,000 vultures per year in Spain, home to 95% of the Griffon Vulture population.

Europe and Central Asia Spain Preventing Extinctions

Climate Change Agreement rooted in historic signing on Earth Day

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 10:49

Trees are as vital for the health of our planet as the signing of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Worldwide Climate Change

Data boring? Or data vital?

Thu, 21/04/2016 - 18:23

Do datasets make you yawn? Well think again because without good data we cannot conserve our environment effectively.

Worldwide

Finding Beck's Petrel: an eight day voyage of discovery

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 14:43

A small, dark seabird with a white underbelly faces almost certain extinction unless its nesting grounds are found. It is with this sense of obligation that an intrepid BirdLife International team sets off on an eight day voyage of discovery this weekend.

Pacific

Forest loss this century is driving many species towards extinction, warns new study

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 00:01

Deforestation since the turn of the century has driven at least 500 species of mammals, birds and amphibians closer to extinction, according to a new scientific study published in Conservation Biology journal.

Worldwide Preventing Extinctions

Ulcinj Salina's salt pans could be saved by the very birds it protects

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 09:07

The ups and downs in the fight to protect these Montenegrin salt pans are too numerous to count. But could there be light at the end of the tunnel?

Europe and Central Asia Montenegro Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Finnish team wins third 'Champions of the Flyway' race

Mon, 11/04/2016 - 15:03

In all, 243 species were seen during the 24 hours of the race by all teams.

Europe and Central Asia Israel Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia