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The Mama-Mama gather to monitor the forests of Mbeliling © Muhammad Meisa

From rural housewives to Mother Guards of the forest

Thu, 15/10/2020
Meet the “Mama-Mama Penjaga Mbeliling” – a group of Indonesian women who believe their duty of care extends far beyond just their children. Taking the future of the forest under their wing, they are unafraid to challenge destructive practices.

Crunch time for the Brexit negotiations – Nature must be protected!

Mon, 12/10/2020
With the pandemic using up most of the oxygen in our national and European debates, Brexit still remains as a topic that we should focus on as negotiations enter their final stretch, ostensibly by next week, and at the latest by the end of the year.
© Eleanor Hamilton

Want to discover world's top wildlife habitats? This website has them all

Mon, 12/10/2020
Where can you find out about the world’s most important sites for nature, and the reasons for their significance? The Key Biodiversity Area Partnership is delighted to announce the launch of its new website, containing everything you need to know about all 16,000 sites.
© Andre Schönherr

Global Bird Weekend: how you can help birds by spotting them

Fri, 09/10/2020
Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th October is Global Bird Weekend, where people across the world will venture out to record as many birds as they can – and raise money for conservation while they’re doing it. Here’s why you should join in the fun.
Dr Ravinder Kaur, one of this year's 2020 Marsh Award winners © Sanjitpaal Singh/jitspics.com

Double win for our Conservation Leadership alumni in Marsh Awards

Thu, 08/10/2020
We are delighted to announce that this year, two of the prestigious Marsh Awards have been given to alumni of our Conservation Leadership Programme. Hear from Dr Ravinder Kaur and Natia Javakhishvili as they share their remarkable stories and describe what winning a Marsh Award means to them.

How’s nature doing? BirdLife joins momentous collaboration for EU State of Nature report

Wed, 07/10/2020
How can we secure a healthy, sustainable future for nature and people? What do we need to do, and when? In order to figure that out, we first need to understand how nature is doing right now.

Environmental devastation: a crime against humanity?

Tue, 06/10/2020
We talk to Professor Philippe Sands, an international human rights barrister, about the origins of the right to a healthy natural environment, and why we must act now.

Olive oil is no longer a threat for migratory birds

Fri, 02/10/2020
I am convinced that most of the rather complex and long-standing planetary problems of our age can be solved by looking onto our food plates. Let me explain why.