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Journey to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Fri, 11/08/2017
Marguerite Tarzia chronicles her crossing of the north Atlantic aboard the research vessel RRS Discovery!

The "Nature Watchdogs" keeping Cyprus' wildlife safe

Thu, 27/07/2017
Each morning, volunteers patrol Cyprus’ most valuable natural habitats in order to keep them in pristine condition. This is their story.
HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco with BirdLife CEO, Patricia Zurita.

Prince of Monaco presented with prestigious BirdLife award

Fri, 21/07/2017
One good tern deserves another, as they say. At this year's “Summer Dream” evening BirdLife CEO Patricia Zurita proudly presented an Arctic Tern statue to HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, in recognition of his support to BirdLife's cause.

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.

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.
Klepetan y Malena en Croacia © Stjepan Vokic

Amor a distancia

Tue, 27/06/2017
Desde hace 15 años, sin fallar uno solo, una cigüeña ha volado fielmente desde su zona de invernada en Sudáfrica hasta el mismo tejado de Croacia para reunirse con su amor, incapacitada para viajar por un disparo ilegal.

Big Brother is BIRD-Watching YOU!

Sat, 24/06/2017
Nature is but a click away with these amazing live bird cams run by BirdLife’s partners across Europe & Central Asia. Storks, eagles, kestrels - you name it! Our Head of Conservation, Iván Ramírez tells us more…

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 12

Fri, 23/06/2017
Science fiction or science fact? Read today's Bird Bulletin for tales of alien invasions and visions of the future!

'Mighty oaks from little acorns grow'

Fri, 23/06/2017
Our partners BirdLife Cyprus, BirdLife Malta and LIPU (Italy) have worked together very productively in the initial phases of a project to reduce illegal trapping of birds in the Mediterranean.