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Ancient varieties of livestock continue to graze in Anatolia’s indigenous olive pastures © Doğa

Turkey's natural olive groves: are ancient methods the farming future?

Fri, 10/08/2018
In Turkey, ancient indigenous methods of cultivating olives are providing age-old answers to the questions modern practices are beginning to force the world to ask. But can they survive the onslaught of intensive agriculture long enough to speak them?

Spain’s mission to save the White-headed Duck

Thu, 09/08/2018
In the 1970s, the Spanish population of White-headed duck was brought to the verge of extinction. Its stunning recovery shows why Species Action Plans are essential for the survival of threatened species.
Students were taken birdwatching at Omo Biosphere Reserve as part of the event © NCF

Nigeria’s World Migratory Bird Day celebrations reveal unexpected link with Finland

Tue, 07/08/2018
The wonders of migration take one small village by storm, and a chance encounter with a ringed Osprey shows that birds’ incredible journeys really do link people on opposite sides of the globe…

The Black-tailed Godwit rebounds in Sweden

Tue, 07/08/2018
After ten years of conservation efforts, one of Sweden’s rarest breeding bird species, the Black-tailed Godwit, is making a stunning recovery.

Inside Asia's Forests of Hope: A Photo Essay

Tue, 07/08/2018
Most people, when they retire, turn to a life of leisure. Not Bjorn Olesen. Following his retirement, he became a full-time conservation photographer. Most recently, he travelled to eight forests in eight countries for their new book ‘Asia’s Wildlife: A Journey to the Forests of Hope’.

A recipe for a more sustainable world

Mon, 06/08/2018
Farming doesn’t have to be in conflict with nature. Around the world, we’re working with projects that prove it’s possible to grow food in a way that benefits both wildlife and livelihoods. Here's a tasty selection for starters...

Saker success in Bulgaria

Fri, 03/08/2018
For the first time in ten years, an active nest of Saker Falcon has been found in Bulgaria. Hopes are high that this endangered raptor is one step closer to establishing a sustainable breeding population in the country.
Last year's project to remove invasive species from the island of Rapa Iti is now underway

Celebrating 30 years of Birdfair: 3 decades of global conservation impact

Wed, 01/08/2018
Every year proceeds from the British Birdwatching Fair, dubbed the ‘Glastonbury of birdwatching’, go towards a conservation project, chosen and managed by BirdLife. We look back at the successes of the past 30 years.

Bulldozers over Almany threaten the Greater Spotted Eagle

Wed, 01/08/2018
Road construction through Belarus’ Almany Mires is devastating ancient bogs in one of the country’s Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas.