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15% of land and freshwater environments are now protected - but is it enough? © Bjorn Olesen

Why aren’t countries meeting their targets to tackle the loss of nature?

Fri, 24/05/2019
You may have seen the recent news that one million species are at risk of extinction. But how did the world get to this point, and what can we do to turn things around? Thankfully, the report that brought this crisis into the public eye also sheds light on the solutions.
Half a billion tweets are sent every day © Pixabay.com

Could social media help us save some of the world’s most vital habitats?

Thu, 23/05/2019
A ground-breaking new study analyses social media posts from visitors to key sites for nature across the world, providing insight into which sites are most popular, and highlighting opportunities and challenges for conserving them.

New project tackles illegal trade in vulture body parts

Wed, 22/05/2019
Across Africa, vultures are being captured and their body parts traded for belief-based use such as traditional medicine. This is putting additional pressure on a group of birds already threatened with extinction. Now, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation is tackling this complex issue head-on.

Forests and Biodiversity

Wed, 22/05/2019
On International Day of Biological Diversity, we take a look at the crucial role forests play for wildlife, and how local forest governance can help protect them.
Wind power - key to protecting our climate but problematic for birds © Bildagentur Zoonar GmbH

Great news: BirdLife South Africa halts plans for dangerous wind farm

Mon, 20/05/2019
BirdLife supports renewable energy – but not when it comes at the expense of wildlife. In recent years, plans to build a wind farm near an important site for migratory birds have caused much concern among conservationists. Now, opposing action has put it on ice.

HeidelbergCement on track to meet ambitious CO2 targets

Fri, 17/05/2019

We note with pleasure that just this week our partner in protecting biodiversity,

Ecuador's cloud forests are among the most rapidly deforested habitats in the world © Claudia Hermes

As the climate changes, where should we put our nature reserves?

Fri, 17/05/2019
Welcome to our science showcase, where we talk to a BirdLife scientist about their recent work. This time, Dr Claudia Hermes from our Red List team talks about a new climate change toolkit which has won this year’s BioOne Ambassador Award.

Lebanese president Aoun launches Bird-themed postage stamps

Thu, 16/05/2019

Lebanese President Michel Aoun launched three bird-themed

These t-shirts can be recycled again and again © Teemill

New BirdLife t-shirts are fighting back against fast fashion

Wed, 15/05/2019
BirdLife has joined forces with clothing company Teemill to launch t-shirts that can be recycled into new garments when they are worn out – the first initiative of its kind in fashion history. Is this the start of a new environmentally-friendly ‘circular’ fashion era?