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Keep them circling: a hymn to vulture beauty

Wed, 17/06/2015
Big, bald and ugly, consumers of rotting flesh and bone, it’s not surprising that vultures have long been misunderstood creatures.
The Saiga and other species from the steppes of Kazakhstan

Drawing attention to the plight of the Saiga through school mural painting

Mon, 15/06/2015
Rory McCann's account of working with BirdLife Partner the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK) on a community art project showcasing the Saiga antelope and other animals of the steppe lands of Kazakhstan.

Operation Restoration - island update #2

Mon, 15/06/2015
The second update from the field in our huge Acteon & Gambier Island Restoration Operation.

Conservation should not be seen as a burden

Sun, 14/06/2015
The Ramsar Convention has adopted a new Strategic Plan to guide national and international actions from 2016-2024.

Operation Restoration underway: restoring a Pacific paradise - island update #1

Fri, 12/06/2015
One of BirdLife’s most adventurous projects. The largest conservation project in French Polynesia ever. An incredibly remote location. A huge number of species to benefit. Six rare and endangered bird species to be saved. An enormous logistical challenge. Helicopter. Boats. GPS. Storms. Lightning. And wildlife. Restoring a tropical paradise in the Pacific… The Acteon & Gambier Island Restoration Operation has begun.

Extractives industries in Africa: Blessing or Curse?

Fri, 12/06/2015
Africa holds a huge proportion of the world’s natural resources and the impact that the extractive Industry is having on biodiversity, ecosystems and local communities is a great concern. Across Africa, case studies abound in which extraction of minerals, forest products, oil and gas has left devastated landscapes and disillusioned communities.

Protection for key nature sites in the Bahamas

Fri, 12/06/2015
Five new National Parks totally 8,500 hectares have been established on San Salvador island in the Bahamas
© Huang Qiusheng

Yellow-breasted Bunting declined by 90%

Mon, 08/06/2015
One of Eurasia’s most abundant bird species has declined by 90% and retracted its range by 5000 km since 1980 a new study shows.

All you have to do…is listen to the birds

Mon, 08/06/2015
My name is Patricia Zurita, CEO of BirdLife International. I am an economist (a green one), originally from Ecuador and currently living in Cambridge.