News Reunion

After 130 years, the Mascarene masquerade is over

Tue, 13/06/2017
With the help of infrared binoculars, GPS and a heck of a lot of rappel rope, we've managed to find the Mascarene Petrels' breeding colonies for the first time.
Guianan Cock-of-the-rock © Maxime Dechelle

Protecting birds in ‘tropical’ Europe

Mon, 13/07/2015
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.

Critically endangered Mascarene Petrel discovered...

Thu, 04/09/2014
An expedition to find the Critically Endangered Mascarene Petrel at sea have photographed a female bird where the egg is an obvious protrusion in the contour of her underbody.