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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.

Seabird Sentinels will help mitigate bycatch

Wed, 31/07/2019
What can albatrosses tell us about their interaction with fishing vessels? With this new technology, we’ll find out. 
All three of Cambodia's vulture species are Critically Endangered © Bou Vorsak / BirdLife Cambodia

Cambodia bans veterinary drug Diclofenac to save vultures

Tue, 30/07/2019
Fantastic news for Asia's Critically Endangered vultures! Following tireless advocacy from NGOs including BirdLife, the Cambodian government has banned the veterinary use of Diclofenac: a drug used as a painkiller for cattle, but deadly to vultures.
© Fode Sembene Camara

How is new 'solar salt' technology saving Guinean mangroves?

Fri, 26/07/2019
In Dubréka, Guinea, salt production used to involve cutting down mangroves to burn as fuelwood. Now, a new project is using solar technology to extract salt in a safer, more sustainable way that is already allowing mangroves to regrow.

New Eyes and Ears for the Forest

Tue, 23/07/2019

The Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) in Malaysia just de

Photo Essay: Audubon's 2019 photography awards

Thu, 18/07/2019
Audubon has announced the winners of it's 2019 Photography competition. See the stunning photos.

More than 10 years conserving natural grasslands

Tue, 16/07/2019

In the southern cone of South America lies a beautiful and unique stretch of lowlands,