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The Far Eastern Curlew (Endangered) relies on the Yellow Sea as a migratory stopover site © Wang LiQiang / Shutterstock

Yellow Sea shorebird habitats secure World Heritage listing

Fri, 05/07/2019
Key sites along the Chinese coastline of the Yellow Sea have secured World Heritage status, a lifeline for 17 globally threatened migratory shorebird species that rely on these habitats. The decision follows tireless advocacy from BirdLife Australia and reflects China’s role as a leader in global conservation.

Record number of Blue-throated Macaw chicks fledged

Wed, 03/07/2019
A record number of Critically Endangered Blue-throated Macaw chicks fledged from nest boxes at a reserve in Bolivia this past year. This resulted in a total of 81 juvenile Blue-throated Macaws joining the wild adults, a significant addition to a species population that is estimated not to exceed 450 individuals.
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‘Bird-safe window’ movement reaches over 5 million people

Wed, 03/07/2019
Colliding with glass is a big danger for birds. This year, our children’s programme Spring Alive inspired young people across Europe and Central Asia to take action to make their windows bird-safe, transforming schools, homes and reaching millions through prime time TV.
Mem Mai on his rounds © Chea Sophea

Meet the former tiger hunter turned forest protector

Tue, 02/07/2019
It is said that a tiger cannot change its stripes. Yet, after hunting and killing a tiger himself for the subsistence of his family, now-BirdLife employee Mem Mai proves that people can change their ways, especially when given the opportunity.

BirdLife calls for Urgent High-level Support for African Vultures

Fri, 28/06/2019

BirdLife International is unequivocally condemning the rec

Sustainable tuna? There’s a catch

Tue, 25/06/2019

Every year hundreds of thousands of seabirds die as bycatch in fishing gear.

After the storm: can this rediscovered bird recover?

Fri, 21/06/2019
Amongst the destruction and tragedy on Grand Bahama caused by Hurricane Matthew, there is an untold story of a rediscovered bird. But with a potential population of just two, can the Bahama Nuthatch recover?
The Barbary Macaque clings to just a few forests in North Africa © Kamil Laghjichi

Algerian forest reinstated as National Park after turbulent history

Mon, 17/06/2019
Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. Now, despite political upheaval, the hard work of conservationists has paid off once again.