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Birds and Beyond – Special Protection Areas in the EU

Fri, 02/12/2016
The EU’s Birds Directive does, in fact, do far more than just protect birds – as it turns out, one small step for birds, is a giant leap for animal-kind more-broadly!
Golden Eagle, Mexico's national bird. © Adrian Berg

Critical conservation summit must not become a Mexican stand-off

Thu, 01/12/2016
A little less conversation, a little more action is needed at COP 13 if we're to secure a future for our natural resources.

The loss of a tireless worker for petrels – Bob the petrel detector dog

Thu, 01/12/2016
The loss of one of two `petrel detector' dogs is a big setback in the search for the nests of the critically endangered Fiji Petrel
White-shouldered Ibis © Jonathan C. Eames

A Phnom-enal award for our team in Cambodia

Wed, 30/11/2016
BirdLife's Cambodia Programme, which works to save several endangered species from extinction, has received a prestigious award from the biodiverse country’s government.

Meeting of BirdLife’s Pacific partners showcases conservation success

Wed, 30/11/2016
The 2016 BirdLife Pacific Partnership meeting was a celebration of the work and successes of the partners in defending and restoring nature
Dominican charcoal is transported to the main road leading to Port-au-Prince in makeshift sailboats across Lake Azuei © Juan Carlos Castañeda

Adding fuel to a fire

Tue, 29/11/2016
Death By A Thousand Cuts takes us to the heart of Hispaniola, a Caribbean island split between those who protect the forest, and those who cut it down to survive.
Ruddy-headed Geese © Matías Romano

New study reveals alarming decline of Patagonian geese

Tue, 22/11/2016
In the early 20th century, tens of thousands of Ruddy-headed Geese crowded the deserts of Patagonia. Today, they have become a rare sight. Worryingly, a new study reveals reintroduction might not be possible.

COP22: Developing nations lead way in the fight against climate change

Tue, 22/11/2016
At the first climate change conference since the landmark Paris Agreement treaty became legally-binding, the pressure was on to turn legislation into real action.