News Overview

Local Perspectives video now in Spanish

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 15:28

All around the world, there are dedicated local people who want to conserve the nature that they depend on for survival and...

Americas Local Empowerment

We go beyond

Mon, 06/01/2014 - 12:41

The work of the BirdLife Partnership goes beyond birds, benefiting nature and people, and goes beyond today to impact the future. Read about our work in 2013 which had positive impacts for biodiversity, and on the human communities who depend on the natural products and ecosystem services provided by Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs).

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Middle East

BirdLife’s action through insight

Fri, 27/12/2013 - 13:44

The BirdLife Partnership's combination of conservation science and practical experience at the local level has delivered innovative solutions to conservation challenges in 2013.

Pacific Invasive Alien Species

Amur Falcons tracked to Africa

Thu, 19/12/2013 - 12:24

Three Amur Falcons have been tracked by satellite from Nagaland in India to Africa, showing what an amazing journey these birds take.

Asia India Preventing Extinctions

Final EU budget leaves environment in the dust

Wed, 18/12/2013 - 16:33

Now that the European Parliament has cast its final vote approving the European Budget for 2014-2020, it’s time to take inventory of...

Europe and Central Asia

Komodo Dragons found in unprotected Indonesian IBA

Wed, 18/12/2013 - 11:09

A team including staff from BirdLife Partner Burung Indonesia has confirmed the presence of the Komodo Dragon, the world’s largest lizard, in...

Asia Indonesia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia

First small grant agreement in Ethiopia under the CEPF Eastern Afromontane Hotspot investment!

Wed, 18/12/2013 - 06:45

Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (EWNHS) , coordinator of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Programme in Ethiopia,...

Africa Ethiopia

Spring Alive transcends borders to bring people and birds together

Tue, 17/12/2013 - 14:52

For the eighth time, people in now 49 countries in Europe, Africa and Central Asia looked out for winged heralds of spring...

Worldwide Local Empowerment

State of Jordan’s Birds report launched

Mon, 16/12/2013 - 16:41

The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN)—BirdLife in Jordan—has just launched a major report on the status of the country’s...

Middle East Jordan

While UNFCCC Parties debate, BirdLife project shows ecosystem-based adaptation in action

Mon, 16/12/2013 - 14:00

November’s meeting of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) affirmed “that best value adaptation [to climate change] is...

Worldwide Burundi Climate Change

Natuurpunt wins prestigious Best Life Nature Project award

Fri, 13/12/2013 - 11:06

The Dommeldal project coordinated by Natuurpunt (BirdLife Partner in Belgium) and Natuurmonumenten in the Netherlands has received one of 6 Best LIFE...

Europe and Central Asia Belgium

End of CAP reform process: final agriculture policy deal fails on greening, simplicity and fairness

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 15:52

On the 20 th of November, the European Parliament rubber–stamped the agreement on the Common Agriculture Policy and the Council of Agriculture...

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

Twenty candles for SPEA and a large range of achievements for nature in Portugal

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:15

November was a moment of celebration for the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds - SPEA. Twenty years of work for...

Europe and Central Asia Portugal

BirdLife lends expertise to make high seas tuna fisheries sustainable

Thu, 12/12/2013 - 12:52

The BirdLife Partnership will be contributing its unrivalled experience in reducing seabird bycatch to a five-year project to improve sustainability and biodiversity...

Worldwide South Africa Seabird and Marine - Americas

Business partnership wins industry recognition

Wed, 11/12/2013 - 11:59

BirdLife and CEMEX’s actions to protect and enhance biodiversity are outstanding examples for aggregates industry

Europe and Central Asia Spain

A milestone BirdLife Botswana project successfully completed

Wed, 11/12/2013 - 06:47

A project Strategic Partnerships to improve the financial and operational sustainability of protected areas funded by UNDP-GEF to a tune of USD...

Africa Botswana Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

Science first, say 235 experts on the EU Invasive Alien Species policy proposal

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 15:36

A group of 235 individual experts and organisations from 36 countries, including 23 EU Member States, are calling on the European institutions...

Europe and Central Asia Invasive Alien Species - Europe and Central Asia

Britain’s nature networks provide hope for birds threatened by climate change

Tue, 10/12/2013 - 13:00

New research provides strong evidence that internationally important British bird populations are being affected by climate change, which will threaten their long-term...

Europe and Central Asia United Kingdom