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Rock Dove © HIH Princess Takamado

My Second Thought on Invasive Alien Species

Sun, 01/09/2019
'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, September, 2019
Far Eastern Curlew © Duade Paton

Marina plan threatens to destroy final stronghold of Endangered curlew

Thu, 29/08/2019
Moreton Bay, Australia is one of the last and biggest wintering grounds for the Far Eastern Curlew. Now, plans for a marina and high-rise residential complex threaten to destroy it forever. BirdLife Australia has taken action – and you can too.
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"Our forests are dying" - here's our manifesto

Tue, 27/08/2019
You have probably heard the devastating news about the fires currently destroying the Amazon rainforest – the result of forest protection laws being rapidly dismantled. BirdLife has joined 48 other NGOs demanding immediate and lasting action from the governments of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay.
Common Quail caught in a 'mist net' © Watter AlBahry

Scale of illegal bird killing in the Middle East revealed for first time

Tue, 27/08/2019
A study out today, for the first time, estimates the scale and extent of the illegal killing and taking of wild birds in the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq and Iran. Using a diverse range of data sources and incorporating expert knowledge, we estimate that at least 1.7–4.6 million birds of at least 413 species may be killed or taken illegally each year in this region, many of them on migration. Worryingly, this is likely to be an underestimate as data were unavailable for parts of the region.

How can eating chocolate protect birds?

Thu, 22/08/2019
A driver of deforestation, chocolate may be even more of a guilty pleasure than you thought. But in Indonesia, one cocoa collective is protecting forests while lifting local people out of poverty.

Tracking down threats

Wed, 14/08/2019

Albatrosses are iconic voyagers, well-known for their abil

7 best things about Birdfair

Wed, 14/08/2019
It’s that time of year again! Birdfair — a.k.a Glastonbury for birders, the pride of Rutland Water, the biggest birding blowout in the UK — is just around the corner. We at BirdLife could not be more excited. Just check out some of the great things Birdfair 2019 has on offer!

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