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Get behind nature on International Day of Biological Diversity

Fri, 22/05/2015
This year's focus is Biodiversity for Sustainable Development. BirdLife International has an impressive track record of creating the environmental conditions for sustainable development,

Drama in Dalmatian Pelican conservation

Fri, 22/05/2015
“And then the video was gone.” Described by Bjanka Prakljacic from Noé Conservation, this moment embodies the worry and investment teams put into conservation projects. For conservationists working to protect the remaining breeding colonies of Dalmatian Pelican on Lake Skadar in the Balkans, the fear of breeding failure is an intensely nerve-racking experience.

Stornoway sing with their senses in tune with the natural world

Tue, 19/05/2015
Brian Briggs from Stornoway talks about how the sights and sounds of the natural world have inspired the making of their new album "Bonxie".

Women in Conservation: Cherchez les femmes!

Mon, 18/05/2015
This seventh and last article in the series about 'women in conservation' lists the main lessons learned from the five ‘Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies’ projects that were implemented between May 2014 and March 2015, at five Eastern Afromontane KBAs in Kenya and Uganda.

Women in Conservation: Can the neck overtake the head?

Thu, 14/05/2015
This sixth article in the series about 'women in conservation' describes how cultural barriers prevented women from taking leadership roles in community conservancies in Northern Kenya. But even culture can change.

BirdLife launches #itsmynature campaign

Mon, 11/05/2015

Today we launch our campaign “It’s my nature” (#itsmynature).

NatureWatch App Launched! Watch nature, share moments, conserve sites

Mon, 11/05/2015

NatureWatch is a new iPhone App from BirdLife International which allows you to plan yo

Africa begins Journey to Combat Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora

Mon, 11/05/2015
Experts from governments, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), African Union (AU), Regional Economic Commissions, civil society organisations and donors met in Brazzaville to develop an African Strategy to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade to coordinate action across the continent.

Nature alert. Commission alerted

Mon, 11/05/2015
It’s a tale of two miracles. The first: over 100 NGOs, in 28 European capitals, are launching a campaign today to stop Juncker’s attack against the laws that protect Nature. The second? By re-reading the Directives we’ve rediscovered an idea of Europe we can love: one of a community that protects its nature.