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Hotspots of exploitation: where are species under greatest threat?

Wed, 03/04/2019
A new paper pinpoints global hotspots for unsustainable commercial harvesting of species to prioritise efforts tackling one of the greatest threats to nature.
One of the new Blue-eyed Ground-doves © Marcelo Lisita/SAVE Brasil

New population of Blue-eyed Ground-doves discovered

Fri, 29/03/2019
Four new doves have been discovered, increasing the population of the Critically Endangered bird by 26 percent.
Fieldwork isn't always fun and games © Jono Handley

Fieldwork fails: 7 times birds made a fool of our staff

Fri, 29/03/2019
Sometimes, to study and help birds, we need to get up close and personal. But it doesn’t always go as planned. We asked BirdLife staff for their most hilarious mishaps while working out in the field. Prepare to be shocked, amused and downright disgusted…
Alejandro Selkirk Island, Chile is one of the highest-ranking islands on the list © Island Conservation

Want to prevent 131 extinctions? Focus on these islands

Tue, 26/03/2019
Invasive species are a huge threat to island wildlife. A new study pinpoints key islands across the world that we could start restoring right now to help save the maximum number of highly threatened species.

Science Spotlight: Prioritizing invasive species removal to prevent extinctions

Tue, 26/03/2019
A new study has found removing invasive mammals from 169 islands would improve survival prospects for 9% of the world’s most highly-threatened vertebrates on islands. Our Global Science Coordinator Ian Burfield explains the study and its implications for conservation.
The "baby shower"-style hatching ceremony drew media attention © Aranyak

The Adjutant Army: an all-female campaign for an Endangered stork

Mon, 25/03/2019
A gangly, bald, leathery bird with a penchant for eating garbage, the Greater Adjutant’s unconventional appearance has brought it to the edge of extinction. But in India, an all-female group of conservationists is fighting to clear its name.
Rubber plantation in Thailand © Shutterstock

Towards nature-friendly rubber

Thu, 21/03/2019
The International Day of Forests is marked by an important step forward in the environmental impact of the natural rubber industry, with the launch of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber, and BirdLife as a Founder Member.
Whether a Common Quail migrates or not is determined by its genes © BirdLife Europe

This shy bird can escape a birdwatcher’s eye, but not illegal trappers' nets

Thu, 21/03/2019
Despite its attempts to live a secretive life, the migration route of the endearingly rotund Common Quail leaves it subject to illegal trapping. Action is needed - with your help we can halt their decline and protect many other bird species at the same time.

Empowering local people for better forest governance

Wed, 20/03/2019
The tropical forests of Asia and the Western Pacific are havens to an astounding wealth and variety of life, much of it found nowhere else. Regional Project Manager Hum Gurung explains how BirdLife's Forest Governance project is helping to empower local communities to preserve these areas.