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BirdLife International is a global Partnership of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) striving to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards the sustainable use of natural resources.

In Africa, the BirdLife Africa Partnership is a growing network of 24 such organisations, with a combined total of more than 500 staff and 87,000 members.  Through projects, BirdLife is active in a further 15 countries, hence overall working in a total of 39 countries.

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Jude Fuhnwi
Senior Communications Officer

Latest Press Releases



19 April 2017 - Walk amongst penguins in groundbreaking VR film

For the first time, digital audiences can be transported to a sub-Antarctic penguin colony to immerse themselves in the lives of penguin species, thanks to a new 3D 360-degree film launched today, produced with Visualise for BirdLife International’s “Protect a Penguin” global campaign.


20 February 2017 - Twelve-year action plan to save vultures 

From 15 to 19 February, 43 experts from 22 countries met in Toledo, Spain, to prepare for the forthcoming summit of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species. Based on previous consultations and workshops that include the findings of 200 experts, the group in Toledo has expressed concerns about the veterinary use of diclofenac, a deadly drug for vulture and designed a twelve-year action plan to ensure the conservation of all vulture species.



17 October 2016 - BirdLife International proposes protected status for area of the Atlantic identified as vital for marine biodiversity

BirdLife International has presented a proposal to create a new Marine Protected Area (MPA) under OSPAR, the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic. 


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