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Press release: 66 billion Euros down the drain

Fri, 05/06/2020

EU Court of Auditors: ‘Most CAP funding has little positive im

El Rincon Stream Frog © H. Povedano

Announcing 2020's Conservation Leadership Programme winners

Thu, 04/06/2020
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 Conservation Leadership Programme Team Awards. This year's award-winning projects will help make great strides towards saving a wide diversity of threatened species across the world.

There is no place for racism in birding

Thu, 04/06/2020
In response to the incident in New York involving birder Christian Cooper, and ongoing Black Lives Matter demonstrations in USA and worldwide – as well as in encouragement of the first #BlackBirdersWeek – BirdLife staff based in the UK, Senegal & Kenya voice their reflections and advice as birders.
Great Indian Bustard © Nayan Khanolkar

Great Indian Bustard gets new level of protection

Tue, 02/06/2020
For the world’s heaviest flying bird, the modern landscape poses many threats and dangers. Fortunately, early this year, major landmarks decided at the Convention on Migratory Species secured greater protection for the species, both on land and in the air.
Centaurea soskae © Vlado Matevski

Endemic plants of Prespa receive a conservation boost

Fri, 29/05/2020
The Prespa region, spanning parts of Albania, Greece and North Macedonia has incredible floristic diversity. These two new funding awards aim to protect plant species found nowhere else on earth and launch the careers of budding conservationists.
Invest positively in Invest positively in forest landscapes for people and wildlife to thrive © BirdLife environment for people and wildlife to thrive © BirdLife

The future of forest conservation goes digital

Thu, 28/05/2020
With many countries in lockdown, conservationists are finding new ways to fight deforestation and support communities that live in tropical forest landscapes. BirdLife’s Forest Landscape Sustainability Accelerator is back for 2020 and kicks things off at a ground-breaking digital conference

Egyptian government signs landmark agreement to safeguard migratory birds

Thu, 28/05/2020
This April saw a major conservation milestone for migratory birds in Egypt.
Collared Brown Lemur © Belinda Bertrand / Flickr

New research station protects Madagascar forest from the inside out

Tue, 26/05/2020
Geographical isolation and rugged terrain have given rise to astounding wildlife within Madagascar’s Tsitongambarika Forest, but have also made it difficult to reach and protect – until recently. Introducing Ampasy Research Station: a hub for community support and enabling forest conservation from the inside out.