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New protected areas announced for seabirds in Portugal

Thu, 08/10/2015
The designation of two new Special Protection Areas in Portugal has been approved by the country’s government, according to BirdLife’s Portuguese Partner SPEA.

From casual birdwatching to bird monitoring and conservation

Thu, 08/10/2015
BirdLife in Macedonia used the recently-concluded Euro Birdwatch to help in creating the next generation of local conservationists. Here's how.

Together, forward

Wed, 07/10/2015
Regional director of BirdLife Europe and Central Asia, Angelo Caserta, tells us what the BirdLife Partnership will be focussing on next to protect birds and the environment.

Pacific's Petrels in Peril: a new initiative to save these iconic birds

Wed, 07/10/2015
Pacific Petrels in Peril is the first comprehensive plan to protect this family of birds. Priority actions will include finding the breeding sites of Fiji Petrel, Beck's Petrel and Heinroths Shearwater.
A special bird - New Zealand Black Petrel.  Photo by Karen Baird

Who will win Forest & Bird's Bird of the Year 2015

Tue, 06/10/2015
Forest & Bird's annual Bird of the Year competition has kicked off again. 50 birds, many backed by local celebrities, all vying for the crown of New Zealand's top bird!

The numbers are in for Euro Birdwatch 2015

Tue, 06/10/2015
The staggering count of migratory birds from this year's birdwatching festival, plus its rare species sightings.

Alarming decrease of waterbird populations in West Africa

Tue, 06/10/2015
Status of the East Atlantic Flyway 2014 - Alarming decrease of waterbird populations in West Africa: over one million birds missing in Banc d’Arguin and Bijagos Archipelago.
Mangrove forest, Mexico

Pronatura's mangrove restoration gets helping hand from Ricoh

Fri, 02/10/2015
Over the next three years, Pronatura aims to restore 15 hectares of mangrove and provide economic benefits to local communities using this important habitat.

Rehabilitating disused old mines into havens of nature

Fri, 02/10/2015
The TESSA toolkit analyses benefits of different land uses to nature and the local community so decision-makers can pick the best one. It's being used to promote turning disused EU quarries into public parks and nature reserves.