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No time to lose, European Council!

Thu, 13/12/2018

Open Letter by BirdLife Europe, the European Environmental Bureau and Greenpeac

The Adelie Penguin was one of five species studied © Jane Younger

Which penguin species will be hardest hit by climate change?

Tue, 11/12/2018
As ice caps melt and sea levels rise, the survival of penguins will depend on their ability to adapt and relocate to new habitats. Now, a new genetic study reveals that some species may be better at adjusting than others.

Proof of life: the seabird egg that has Portuguese conservationists excited

Mon, 10/12/2018
Berlenga Island, off the West coast of Portugal, has a new inhabitant: the Band-rumped Storm-petrel. A female of this threatened species has laid an egg on the island, thanks to work by the EU-funded LIFE Berlengas project.
© Noëlle Kümpel

From local to global: BirdLife at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Egypt

Thu, 06/12/2018
BirdLife has just returned from an intensive three weeks at the UN Biodiversity Conference of Parties in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, where we showcased successful conservation projects and advocated for urgent action to further protect nature. Here are the highlights of our achievements.

Water - You don't know what you've got till it's gone

Wed, 05/12/2018
Many European governments want to weaken the EU’s water protection law. YOU can tell the European Commission to #ProtectWater by signing your name in the form below.

10 ways we've saved the world's rarest birds in the last 10 years

Tue, 04/12/2018
BirdLife's Preventing Extinctions Programme is celebrating its 10th anniversary. What are its 'Top 10' successes?
Brant Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

The Migration of Geese

Sat, 01/12/2018
"Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, December 2018
The Canada Warbler overwinters in Colombia © Jayne Gulbrand

Building birding trails in Colombia - before loggers can get there

Thu, 29/11/2018
Peace in Colombia is attracting tourists – but also logging. Can a new generation of young birding guides protect its spectacularly species-rich habitats?
A new generation: Chinese Crested Tern in South Korea © Yunkyoung Lee

Asia’s rarest seabird could be easier to spot in the future

Wed, 28/11/2018
Researchers celebrate breeding success in South Korea for the Chinese Crested Tern – a bird once thought extinct. Decoy model birds have helped bolster the new colony, and the species has been spotted in Japan for the first time.