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Site of poisoned vultures and elephant carcass © Hugo van der Westhuizen

Poisoned elephant carcass kills 94 critically endangered vultures in Zimbabwe

Tue, 04/07/2017
Ninety four critically endangered White Backed vultures have been reported dead after feeding on a poisoned elephant carcass recently in Zimbabwe.
Fiordland Penguin "Tawaki" © Richard Robinson

Penguins of the remote rainforest

Tue, 04/07/2017
Grab a kayak, hiking boots and become an expert at crawling through rocks if you want to discover New Zealand's hidden Fiordland Penguins, or "tawaki". But why are they going hungry?
A Little Penguin runs underneath a parked car while returning to its nest in Oamaru, New Zealand. © Richard Robinson

The unusual urban lives of New Zealand's penguins

Mon, 03/07/2017
Tucked away in rainforests, rocky crevices or under parked cars, these hidden (and not-so-well-hidden) birds are having a rough ride. Welcome to New Zealand, home to one third of the world’s penguins
El gorila del río Cross es una especie rara y emblemática © WCS

Un rayo de esperanza para el amenazado gorila del río Cross en los bosques del oeste de África

Fri, 30/06/2017
El gorila del río Cross es una subespecie de gorila occidental que puede encontrarse en selvas tropicales y subtropicales de entre Nigeria y Camerún.
El equipo utilizó luces desde tierra para atraer al Petrel de Beck © Andre Raine

Importante avance para desvelar los secretos de una de las aves marinas más desconocidas

Fri, 30/06/2017
Un equipo de BirdLife logró finalmente capturar y marcar un Petrel de Beck, una de las aves más raras y menos conocidas del mundo. Se espera que 'Pato', nos desvele sus zonas de cría, aún desconocidas, lo que proporcionará información esencial para proteger a esta rara especie.
Exercise time © EAM RIT

Conservation in a Social Context

Fri, 30/06/2017
Biodiversity conservation is ultimately a social process. CEPF grantees in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot learned how to work better with people to protect nature more effectively.

Eat Prey Love VULTURES

Fri, 30/06/2017
Christopher Sands explains why vultures are so misunderstood. This article is the editorial of the June edition of the BirdLife Europe & Central Asia newsletter. Read it here in full.
Wandering Albatross © Prince Images

Towards seabird-safe fisheries, global efforts and solutions

Thu, 29/06/2017
The RSPB and BirdLife International have produced a new publication that presents some of the remarkable efforts fisheries have made on a global scale to tackle seabird bycatch.

Ban Vet Diclofenac!

Thu, 29/06/2017
Today, we launch a new international campaign in Spain, Portugal and Italy that aims to ban the drug that could wipe out Europe’s vultures… just as it has already nearly done in Asia.