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Sokoke pipit © Steve Garvie

Local conservation action reducing poverty in coastal Kenya

Tue, 17/10/2017
The Dakatcha Woodland Conservation Group is working to preserve the forest resources and improve the livelihoods of the local population.
Once super-abundant, the Yellow-breasted Bunting is now listed as Endangered  © Sergey Yeliseev

Is the Yellow-breasted Bunting the next Passenger Pigeon?

Tue, 17/10/2017
Wide-scale, unchecked hunting has, in the space of just three decades, driven frightening declines in two widespread bunting species, on both sides of the Eurasian landmass. Armed with our scientific findings, the BirdLife Partnership is now working to help buntings recover.
The Energy Task Force is working hard to minimise the impact of installations like this wind turbine in Lorraine, France © Ppictures/Shutterstock

Bird-friendly renewable energy: introducing the Energy Task Force

Fri, 13/10/2017
New techniques and an international Task Force are helping to make renewable energy projects more bird-friendly than ever before
We need to talk about vultures: if effective action is not taken now, many species will go extinct in our lifetimes. Griffon Vulture © Kdsphotos / Pixabay

One big plan to save African-Eurasian vultures by 2029

Thu, 12/10/2017
International commitment is needed now from over 120 countries to ensure the recovery of 15 vulture species

(Bird)Life through a Lens: EuroBirdwatch 2017

Mon, 09/10/2017
Bird lovers, young and old, across Europe took out their binoculars for the bird-watching highlight of the year – BirdLife’s annual EuroBirdwatch! Over the weekend of 30th September – 1st October, nearly 22,000 people attended 934 different events across 41 countries. And now the results are in!
The Goodnature® A24 self-resetting rat trap © Keshav Ramful, MWF

Introducing self-resetting traps to protect endangered birds in Mauritius

Fri, 06/10/2017
The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation is using new self-resetting rat traps to protect the critically endangered Mauritius Olive White-eye from rats preying on the bird’s eggs and chicks

The scandal threatening the future of Brazil's National Parks

Wed, 04/10/2017
A scandal of shocking proportions is brewing in broad daylight as a number of protected areas in Brazil risk being degazetted in the name of economic growth.

The Laws of Nature

Mon, 02/10/2017
In the editorial of this month’s edition of the Europe & Central Asia newsletter, Christopher Sands reflects on the ‘laws’ of nature.
Mute Swan © HIH Princess Takamado

Dancing Birds

Sun, 01/10/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, October 2017