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Bearded Vulture © Francesco Veronesi

Saving the vultures of Saudi Arabia

Wed, 21/12/2016
An overview of the vulture species that nest in Saudi Arabia, the threats they are facing and what BirdLife is doing to help them.
Sustainable food production in Nigeria © WFP

Stakeholders call to end unsustainable land use in West Africa

Wed, 21/12/2016
The unsustainable land use issue has been identified as key threat to biodiversity conservation in the West African Region.
The UN Biodiversity Conference aims to build a future in harmony with nature. Above, Near Threatened Reinwardt's tree frog © Aleksey Stemmer

UN summit calls for urgent farming, forestry, fisheries reforms

Sun, 18/12/2016
BirdLife welcomes the decision by the UN Biodiversity Conference to pursue environmental reform in the farming, forestry and fisheries sectors.
Cuban Tody, a common but endemic species of Cuba © Sergey Uryadnikov

Reinvesting in Caribbean nature conservation

Thu, 15/12/2016
New study will identify Key Biodiversity Areas in the Caribbean - an opportunity for grassroots organizations to get much needed support and scale up their efforts.

Azores glory: Europe's most threatened songbird rebounds

Wed, 14/12/2016
The spread of exotic plants threatened to starve the charmingly plump Azores Bullfinch to extinction, but habitat restoration work has given us reason to feel bullish.

And a Partridge in a pear tree

Wed, 14/12/2016
Danny Heptinstall, Policy Officer with the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK), explains how his work to protect Europe’s native fauna and flora from the bio-security threat posed

Permission to come aboard Captain!

Tue, 13/12/2016
Bruna Campos & Marguerite Tarzia – Policy Officer and Conservation Officer in the BirdLife ECA Marine team – wish seabirds a safe flight over the perilous oceans.
Juvenile White-crowned Wheatear, southern Iraq by: Laith Al-Obeidi

First breeding records of warblers, wheatear in Iraq

Tue, 13/12/2016
In recent years, Nature Iraq (BirdLife Partner) has recorded two breeding firsts in the country.