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Flying into the face of danger

Wed, 12/06/2019
Shooting, trapping, poisoning – an average of 24 million birds are illegally slaughtered in the Mediterranean each year as they attempt their perilous migratory journey between Africa and Europe.
Insuring habitats like this Mesoamerican reef may become common in the future © Nick Mustoe

New study scans the horizon for future conservation battlegrounds

Mon, 10/06/2019
Our Chief Scientist Stuart Butchart explains a “horizon scan” of emerging conservation issues that may have big impacts in the future.

It’s not all plain sailing for seabirds, but with some help it can be

Fri, 07/06/2019
As we celebrate World Environment Day and World Ocean Day with #AlbatrossStories, we’re taking a look at a conservation tale of terrible decline, but one which we have the power to give a happy ending.
Lake Natron's hot, alkaline water is deadly to most other animals © Christoph Strässler

Bumper breeding season at Tanzania’s ‘Flamingo Factory’ lake

Fri, 07/06/2019
Researchers at Lake Natron reported a 130% increase in the number of adults and a 600% increase in chicks since last year.
Atewa Forest is the source of three rivers © Shutterstock

Ghana's Atewa Forest under threat from mining devastation

Wed, 05/06/2019
Atewa Forest, Ghana not only supports a wealth of rare and endemic wildlife, but also provides clean water for nearby cities. Despite this, the Government intends to mine the area for bauxite, destroying the entire forest in the process. Can the conservation world overturn this devastating plan?
ROM meeting with indigenous people in Philippines

Results Oriented Monitoring Review

Mon, 03/06/2019
European Union commissioned review to examine project status
Saiga populations have plummeted from millions to under 130,000 © Victor Tyakht

New partnership to protect underdog species from direct threats

Mon, 03/06/2019
Four leading NGOs have joined forces through Restore Species to tackle illegal and unsustainable hunting, trade, and poisoning of animal species worldwide.
Pink Pigeon © Stellar Photography / Shutterstock

Why is it controversial to declare a species less threatened?

Fri, 31/05/2019
Last year, we moved the Pink Pigeon from Endangered to Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, its recovery the result of decades of conservation work. When we move a species to a lower threat category, it sounds like a cause for celebration - but why doesn’t everyone agree?

News from Bird Island – Bobby has Fledged!

Thu, 30/05/2019
An incredible milestone for one of our #AlbatrossStories chicks.