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Centaurea soskae © Vlado Matevski

Endemic plants of Prespa receive a conservation boost

Fri, 29/05/2020
The Prespa region, spanning parts of Albania, Greece and North Macedonia has incredible floristic diversity. These two new funding awards aim to protect plant species found nowhere else on earth and launch the careers of budding conservationists.
Invest positively in Invest positively in forest landscapes for people and wildlife to thrive © BirdLife environment for people and wildlife to thrive © BirdLife

The future of forest conservation goes digital

Thu, 28/05/2020
With many countries in lockdown, conservationists are finding new ways to fight deforestation and support communities that live in tropical forest landscapes. BirdLife’s Forest Landscape Sustainability Accelerator is back for 2020 and kicks things off at a ground-breaking digital conference

Egyptian government signs landmark agreement to safeguard migratory birds

Thu, 28/05/2020
This April saw a major conservation milestone for migratory birds in Egypt.
Collared Brown Lemur © Belinda Bertrand / Flickr

New research station protects Madagascar forest from the inside out

Tue, 26/05/2020
Geographical isolation and rugged terrain have given rise to astounding wildlife within Madagascar’s Tsitongambarika Forest, but have also made it difficult to reach and protect – until recently. Introducing Ampasy Research Station: a hub for community support and enabling forest conservation from the inside out.

Turtle Day: Shining the Spotlight on West Africa’s Disappearing Turtles

Fri, 22/05/2020
Poaching, accidental catches, pollution, plastics, infrastructure... At sea and on land, sea turtles face many threats. Celebration of the World Turtle Day on May 23 each year, reminds us the importance of protecting these wonderful creatures.

CEO speech on International Day of Biodiversity: ‘the realisation’

Thu, 21/05/2020
On International Day of Biodiversity 2020, BirdLife CEO Patricia Zurita explains why a healthy planet should be a new human right.
Belum-Temengor in Malaysia, one of the project sites © Malaysian Nature Society

Annual forest governance review goes ahead virtually

Thu, 21/05/2020
In May, members of the Asia-Pacific Forest Governance project met to report on achievements of the past year and discuss the future of forest governance in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea: here are our key takeaways.