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First national assessment of Danish protected habitats shows half are under threat

Mon, 02/05/2016
The good news: 115 of the 130 Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) in the country have been designated as protected by the government.

Running against the clock to save Europe’s most threatened seabird

Mon, 02/05/2016
The Critically Endangered Balearic Shearwater could go extinct in a few decades if current threats go unchecked.
Hon. Ibrahim Usman Jibril (3rd from Right) Nigeria’s State Minister for Environment  with side event organisers ©Ken Mwathe

African leaders step up fight against Illegal Wildlife Trade and Poaching

Fri, 29/04/2016
African governments make a commitment towards addressing Illegal Exploitation and Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa during the Sixth Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) held on 16-19 April in Cairo, Egypt.
One of Bristly's fourteen remaining companions. Female Stresemann's Bristlefront spotted by Ciro Albano

Say ‘no’ to extinction: saving Bristly and his 14 companions

Thu, 28/04/2016
Some species cling to existence on mere scraps of remaining habitat until… they’re gone. And once they’re gone, there is no turning back. But while those few individuals resist we have a chance to save them. A chance we are not going to miss.
Chirriras. Photo: Ela Cruz, SOPI

The future of Caño Tiburones hangs on a thread

Wed, 27/04/2016
The wind in your hair, the sound of birds, you’re paddling down 30km of estuarine channels in Puerto Rico’s largest wetland. Lost in the moment, you might not realise that this small paradise is under attack.

Veterinary drug could cause major drop in vulture numbers in Spain, new study confirms

Mon, 25/04/2016
Scientists and NGOs are calling for a ban on veterinary diclofenac after finding it could kill as many as 6,000 vultures per year in Spain, home to 95% of the Griffon Vulture population.

Climate Change Agreement rooted in historic signing on Earth Day

Fri, 22/04/2016
Trees are as vital for the health of our planet as the signing of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Data boring? Or data vital?

Thu, 21/04/2016
Do datasets make you yawn? Well think again because without good data we cannot conserve our environment effectively.
Agbokim Falls in Cross River National Park

BirdLife advocates to halt construction of superhighway through IBA in Nigeria

Mon, 18/04/2016
The Cross River National Park, one of the most biological diverse sites in Nigeria and an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) is currently being threatened by the construction of a Super-Highway.