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30 Bojer's Skinks were evacuated from Ile de la Passe © Mauritian Wildlife Foundation

Reptile rescue mission after devastating Mauritius oil spill

Thu, 29/10/2020
When an oil freighter ran aground within a few kilometres of Mauritian nature reserves, local conservationists rushed in to rescue three globally threatened lizard species found nowhere else. The reptiles were moved to a captive breeding programme that could provide a vital lifeline.
Loggerhead turtle monitoring © Projeto Biodiversidad, Island of Sal

Call for proposals: coastal areas in Cabo Verde

Wed, 28/10/2020
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new large grant Call for Letters of Inquiry for projects focused on the protection of coastal areas in Cabo Verde.

It is urgent to ban toxic lead shot in the EU

Mon, 26/10/2020
Responding to EU citizens’ concerns on the state of the environment, the alarming los

No More New Hydropower In Europe: A Manifesto

Mon, 26/10/2020

For decades in Europe we have been building hydropower plants along our rivers, damagin

5 Reasons to ban lead shot in wetlands

Fri, 23/10/2020

Lead is poison for birds, biodiversity and people.

Press release: European Parliament wants to kill off nature for good

Thu, 22/10/2020

This Friday, Members of the European Parliament will conclude a series of nature-killin

Yellow Fever is one of many threats to the Northern Muriqui's survival © Rodrigo Silva

How conservation can prevent future pandemics

Tue, 20/10/2020
In the midst of the COVID crisis, we're all wondering how we can stop this happening again. Two experts from our Conservation Leadership Programme offer their insights.

Tracking Ocean Wanderers

Mon, 19/10/2020
The journey of Bird Island’s “modern wandering albatross” moves into its next phase! If you have been following #AlbatrossStories, you may remember one of our recent blogs where we pondered “What is it like being a modern wandering albatross?”