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The BirdLife Forest Landscape Sustainability Accelerator

Wed, 14/08/2019

Sustaining tropical forests is a top global priority, not

Catching fish, not seabirds

Tue, 13/08/2019
New EU law that gives seabirds a fighting chance against bycatch
An artist's impression of the new marmoset species, 'Mico munduruku' © Stephen Nash

New monkey species discovered in rapidly-deforested area of Amazon

Fri, 09/08/2019
The marmoset was discovered in the south-west of Pará State in Brazil, Amazon’s ‘arc of deforestation’. The researcher who lead the study warns that we already need to be concerned about its survival.
Climate change is affecting 88% of penguin species © Stephanie Prince

Top threats to seabirds identified

Wed, 07/08/2019
Scientists reviewed more than 900 studies and found that seabirds face big threats both on land and at sea. This helps explain why they are one of the most threatened group of vertebrates.

Malaysia’s Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

Wed, 07/08/2019

For nearly 80 years, the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) has led the way for conservatio

White-rumped Vulture © Vickey Chauhan / Shutterstock

Local people protect Nepal lake by welcoming visitors into their homes

Tue, 06/08/2019
How are the Tharu community helping to protect their lake and the rare birds that live there? Why not visit them and find out! Thanks to an innovative homestay programme, wildlife lovers the world over are flocking to the area, helping wildlife and people as they do.
Rufous-headed Hornbill © Haribon Foundation

Critically Endangered hornbill becomes community flagship for forest conservation

Tue, 06/08/2019
In the Philippines, the Rufous-headed Hornbill has been driven to the brink of extinction by hunting and deforestation. But thanks to a new project, it is celebrated among local people, and has kicked off a movement to restore the area’s forests.
Knobbed Hornbill © Onrej Prosicky / Shutterstock

Using education to build a grassroots hornbill conservation movement

Tue, 06/08/2019
Not long ago, communities living around Indonesia's Poayato Paguat forests hunted hornbills for food and used their casques as talismans and decorations in their homes. Today, these communities are on the frontline in the fight to protect these magnificent birds.
Giant Ibis © Jonathan Eames

One site. Five Critically Endangered birds. Here's our plan

Mon, 05/08/2019
Forget Africa’s “Big Five” - where in the world can you spot five Critically Endangered birds in one place? This year, proceeds from the British Birdwatching Fair will go towards conserving Western Siem Pang, a forest sanctuary home to 70% of Cambodia’s vultures and two of the world’s rarest ibises.