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From local to global: BirdLife at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Egypt

Thu, 06/12/2018
BirdLife has just returned from an intensive three weeks at the UN Biodiversity Conference of Parties in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, where we showcased successful conservation projects and advocated for urgent action to further protect nature. Here are the highlights of our achievements.

Water - You don't know what you've got till it's gone

Wed, 05/12/2018
Many European governments want to weaken the EU’s water protection law. YOU can tell the European Commission to #ProtectWater by signing your name in the form below.

10 ways we've saved the world's rarest birds in the last 10 years

Tue, 04/12/2018
BirdLife's Preventing Extinctions Programme is celebrating its 10th anniversary. What are its 'Top 10' successes?
Brant Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

The Migration of Geese

Sat, 01/12/2018
"Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, December 2018
The Canada Warbler overwinters in Colombia © Jayne Gulbrand

Building birding trails in Colombia - before loggers can get there

Thu, 29/11/2018
Peace in Colombia is attracting tourists – but also logging. Can a new generation of young birding guides protect its spectacularly species-rich habitats?
A new generation: Chinese Crested Tern in South Korea © Yunkyoung Lee

Asia’s rarest seabird could be easier to spot in the future

Wed, 28/11/2018
Researchers celebrate breeding success in South Korea for the Chinese Crested Tern – a bird once thought extinct. Decoy model birds have helped bolster the new colony, and the species has been spotted in Japan for the first time.
The wetland is a key breeding ground for the Lesser Flamingo (Near Threatened) © Andrey Gudkov / Shutterstock

Empowering local people to conserve Botswana’s key flamingo breeding site

Mon, 26/11/2018
Makgadikgadi wetland in Botswana is the most important breeding site for Flamingos in southern Africa. But human activity is damaging this vital ecosystem. A multi-tiered project implemented by BirdLife Botswana has helped to protect the integrity of this wetland.
The Rufous Hummingbird may not be common for much longer © Ryan Bushby

6 things you might have missed from the Bird Red List update

Fri, 23/11/2018
The recovery of the Northern Bald Ibis and Pink Pigeon are big news – but what about the other birds in this year’s Red List update? Some you may recognise, others you may not, but their stories can tell us a lot about the state of the natural world. Here are the highlights.
Candice Stevens © BirdLife South Africa

BirdLife South Africa’s Candice Stevens wins global Pathfinder award

Fri, 23/11/2018
BirdLife South Africa’s Policy and Advocacy Programme Manager Candice Stevens, together with the government of South Africa (represented by the Department of Environmental Affairs), have won this year’s Pathfinder Special Commendation award for their joint innovative work on biodiversity tax incentives in South Africa.