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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?

The battle for the EU’s soul is also a fight for a liveable planet. And we need YOU to fight it.

Wed, 15/05/2019
The countdown to the European Elections 2019 has started! Our Head of Policy, Ariel Brunner makes a heartfelt call for citizens to vote for nature.

#IvoteNature: European Elections 2019

Wed, 15/05/2019
BirdLife Europe and LUSH Cosmetics have teamed up to call on citizens across the EU to ‘VOTE FOR NATURE’ in the European Elections, 23-26 May 2019.
Wandering Albatross © Derren Fox

#AlbatrossStories: Behind the lens with extreme photographer Derren Fox

Tue, 14/05/2019
We caught researcher and #AlbatrossStories photographer Derren Fox for an exclusive interview. Derren has spent over four years on Bird Island. As he leaves this sub-Antarctic wonderland for the second time, he reflects on his photography journey, what it’s like living alongside charismatic and magnificent albatross, and why campaigns like #AlbatrossStories are needed more than ever.

First Blue-eyed Ground-dove chick recorded

Fri, 10/05/2019
In great news for the Critically Endangered species, a chick has been seen close to fledging.