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Support now our appeal Keep the Flyway Safe and together we will win the battle to protect migrating birds so they can fly freely once more.

Read also The Killing , the first ever comprehensive scientific study of illegal killing across the Mediterranean region.

Thanks to our work, tuna fishing vessels in the high seas are required to deploy measures to stop Albatrosses dying in this way. Photo: F Peppes / BirdLife Albatross Task Force

How to save albatrosses from bycatch - video

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 11:57

The instructional film clearly shows threats albatrosses and other seabirds are faced with, and how the crucial work of the BirdLife Marine Programme is teaching fishermen how to help save them!

Worldwide Marine

Extent of illegal killing of birds in the Mediterranean revealed in BirdLife report

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 17:00

We've uncovered the shocking numbers of birds illegally shot, trapped or glued in these European and African countries.

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways

New hope for recovery of Critically Endangered seabird thanks to successful restoration project and team's dedication. Photos: Simba Chan

Brave efforts pay off in doubly-successful project to restore colonies of Chinese Crested Tern

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 10:39

Breeding success of one of world's rarest birds broke records thanks to team's successful restoration project and dedicated monitoring of colony including during super-typhoon...

Asia China Marine

How tracking one turtle dove could help save its whole species

Wed, 05/08/2015 - 08:38

The population of the turtle doveshas plummeted by 77% across Europe since 1980. 'Titan', the RSPB's tracker-fitted bird, shows us a glimpse of his 11,000-km migration and gives us clues on how we can protect this vulnerable species.

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways

We estimate there are less than 150 Critically Endangered Polynesian Ground-dove remaining in the world. This project has more than doubled the safe habitat available for them.

Rare chance for some of our world’s rarest birds!

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 09:27

Largest conservation project ever in French Polynesia hits historic milestone. The Acteon & Gambier island restoration operation makes an unprecedented contribution to saving one of our world’s rarest birds and a number of other endangered species from extinction.

Pacific French Polynesia Invasive Alien Species

Scientists prove EU bird laws save threatened species

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 16:52

But there are some avian populations that continue to decline despite protection measures. Here's why.

Europe and Central Asia Preventing Extinctions - Europe and Central Asia

Guianan Cock-of-the-rock © Maxime Dechelle

Protecting birds in ‘tropical’ Europe

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 11:46

The EU’s environment laws do not extend to its Member States’ overseas entities. This leaves it up to NGOs to save their globally threatened endemic species.

Europe and Central Asia French Guiana Preventing Extinctions

10 reasons to get your children out to a Spring Alive event. Photo: Kamila Nienałtowska

10 reasons for your child to celebrate spring with Spring Alive

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 07:40

It is Spring Alive’s anniversary, so we celebrate 10 big years of this amazing movement by giving 10 big reasons to celebrate the arrival of spring with migratory birds.

Europe and Central Asia Local Empowerment

Paraguayan forest finally gets protection

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 14:32

Guyra Paraguay has donated 500 ha of land within the San Rafael National Park to the Paraguayan Government.

Americas Paraguay Forests of Hope - Americas