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Forest Governance in Southeast Asia and Pacific: Year Two Review Completed

Wed, 24/04/2019
From March 25-29, members of the Forest Governance project met in Malaysia to discuss the project status, identify challenges, and ensure successful delivery of the project. Here's what they discussed and decided.
The White-winged Flufftail is one of Africa's rarest birds © Sergey Dereliev

White-winged Flufftail's call recorded for the first time

Tue, 23/04/2019
With a population of 250, this secretive bird has always been hard to study, but advances in technology have helped us to discover more than ever. Last year, we found new breeding grounds - then its call was identified for the first time. Is this the final piece in the puzzle to protect this bird?
© BirdLife Europe

North Macedonia’s Stork Villages: where birds and people live side by side

Thu, 18/04/2019
How did a sleepy rural community become the stork capital of North Macedonia? We meet the White Storks that live alongside local people, and discover how one woman’s love of birds inspired an entire movement.

Protected status secured for Cambodia’s Stung Sen wetlands

Wed, 17/04/2019
Thanks to the work of BirdLife International Cambodia Programme, the rich and biologically diverse Stung Sen wetland has been designated as a Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention, protecting the habitat of important species such as the Lesser Adjutant.

Symbols of love and fidelity brought down by illegal killing

Mon, 15/04/2019
The European Turtle-dove’s population is dropping fast, in large part due to illegal killing. But our partners are working to reverse that trend.
This Colombian team will be using conservation to keep water clean © Jose Barros

Think millennials are apathetic about conservation? Think again

Fri, 12/04/2019
If you think millennials are too busy looking at their phones to care about conservation, you haven’t met these young people. Every year, we grant funding and support to young people whose new, fresh ideas are changing the way we protect the planet. Here are this year’s winners.

This map lets you track bird migration in real time

Thu, 11/04/2019
With Euro Bird Portal’s LIVE viewer, you can look at weekly animated maps showing where birds have been sighted in real time