Europe and Central Asia
14 Aug 2018

Caught in the Crossfire: Rhinoceros Hornbill

The Rhinoceros Hornbill has become a victim of poachers, who often mistake the bird for the similar-looking Helmeted Hornbill, whose solid casque is valuable on the black market.
13 Aug 2018

A race against crime: 5 years of Champions of the Flyway

Over the last five years, Champions of the Flyway has raised nearly $350,000 to help BirdLife partners tackle the illegal killing of birds in the Mediterranean. We look back on five years of inspirational partnership.
13 Aug 2018

Champions of the Flyway – from dream to Game Changer?

In the editorial of our August newsletter, Jonathan Meyrav from SPNI (BirdLife Israel) looks back on five stunning years of Champions of the Flyway – the friends made, the money raised and the birds saved.
Ancient varieties of livestock continue to graze in Anatolia’s indigenous olive pastures © Doğa Derneği
10 Aug 2018

Turkey's natural olive groves: are ancient methods the farming future?

In Turkey, ancient indigenous methods of cultivating olives are providing age-old answers to the questions modern practices are beginning to force the world to ask. But can they survive the onslaught of intensive agriculture long enough to speak them?
09 Aug 2018

Spain’s mission to save the White-headed Duck

In the 1970s, the Spanish population of White-headed duck was brought to the verge of extinction. Its stunning recovery shows why Species Action Plans are essential for the survival of threatened species.
White Tailed Eagle © Jaroslav Pap courtesy of Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Shot and left for dead: help us put an end to this persecution.

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What we do

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