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Turtle Day: Shining the Spotlight on West Africa’s Disappearing Turtles

Fri, 22/05/2020
Poaching, accidental catches, pollution, plastics, infrastructure... At sea and on land, sea turtles face many threats. Celebration of the World Turtle Day on May 23 each year, reminds us the importance of protecting these wonderful creatures.

CEO speech on International Day of Biodiversity: ‘the realisation’

Thu, 21/05/2020
On International Day of Biodiversity 2020, BirdLife CEO Patricia Zurita explains why a healthy planet should be a new human right.
Belum-Temengor in Malaysia, one of the project sites © Malaysian Nature Society

Annual forest governance review goes ahead virtually

Thu, 21/05/2020
In May, members of the Asia-Pacific Forest Governance project met to report on achievements of the past year and discuss the future of forest governance in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea: here are our key takeaways.

10 priorities for the future of Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreements

Wed, 20/05/2020

In a world where fishing resources are increasingly coveted and marine habitats face th

A quintet of warblers by George Boorujy, Photo © Mike Fernandez

Inner-city wildlife: feast your eyes on the stunning Audubon mural project

Tue, 19/05/2020
Since 2014, larger-than-life paintings of more than one hundred bird species threatened by climate change have been wowing residents and spreading awareness in Harlem, New York. The project is set to cross the Atlantic to Europe, bringing with it the power to reconnect city-dwellers with nature.
Since 2017, communities have planted 650,000 trees to restore the forest © Nature Kenya

Giving power to the people to protect iconic Mount Kenya Forest

Fri, 15/05/2020
Not only is Mount Kenya Forest one of the most iconic landscapes in Africa, it is also a crucial source of clean water for the country. Find out how Nature Kenya is empowering local citizens to form powerful partnerships that can protect and restore the forest for decades to come.

Why the caged birdwatchers sing: raising awareness during confinement

Thu, 14/05/2020
How do you raise awareness on the importance to protect birds, beautiful winged creatures of the outdoors, when everyone is staying inside? Across the map, our partners lead the way.

Facts V Fiction: Calling out profiteers

Wed, 13/05/2020

While COVID-19 changes the world as we know it - many industries are trying to make the