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No escape - Unsustainable European fishing practices harm seabirds

Thu, 28/06/2018

Each year, 200 000 seabirds die in the froth and foam of European waters alone, acciden

Don't bank on it! Sweden gets credit it may not deserve

Thu, 28/06/2018

In December 2016, the Swedish government proudly proposed four new marine protected are

Help disoriented Yelkouan Shearwater fledglings!

Thu, 28/06/2018

At this time of year, young Yelkouan Shearwaters leave their nests at night to train th

© Melpo Apostolidou, BirdLife Cyprus

7 crafts to get kids into birding: from easy to expert

Thu, 28/06/2018
We’ve selected crafts from across the world that will delight children and benefit birds. From ten-minute fruit kebabs to a summer spent birdhouse building, we’ve got projects for every age and timespan: all you need to do is pick your skill level.
Bar-headed Goose © Wang LiQiang / Shutterstock

Migration Marathons: 7 unbelievable bird journeys

Wed, 27/06/2018
Around one in five of all the world’s bird species migrate. And while every migration is an epic and often perilous feat of endurance, here’s a selection of species that we feel go the extra mile.

The Depths of the Ocean Crisis

Wed, 27/06/2018

Plastics are ruining our oceans. So is unsustainable fishing.

© Thomais Vlachogianni

New call for Large and Small grants in the Mediterranean Basin

Fri, 22/06/2018
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new Call for Letters of Inquiry for large and small grants for the Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot.
Ulcinj Salina is a key habitat for the Greater Flamingo

Save Salina: hotel complex threatens waterbird paradise

Wed, 20/06/2018
Ulcinj Salina is a traditional salt pan whose shallow waters feed and support more than 250 bird species. However, recent proposals to build a large-scale tourism resort threaten to obliterate it.
Jane Alexander interview BirdLife

“We all have to become conservationists”: our interview with Jane Alexander

Mon, 18/06/2018
Jane Alexander is an acclaimed actress, author and an impassioned birder who is also a member of BirdLife’s Global Advisory Group. Here, she talks to us about how acting got her into birding, and how the new generation gives her hope.