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Using ecotourism to save one of Armenia's most biologically diverse regions

Tue, 12/04/2016
The country's Dsegh Nature Visitor Centre aims to conserve an unprotected IBA. Here's how

How an infection almost made the saiga extinct

Tue, 12/04/2016
More than half the world's population of this antelope was dead in a matter of months. Here's how BirdLife is saving the saiga.

New Sociable Lapwing habitats discovered in Uzbekistan

Tue, 12/04/2016
Very little was known about the Critically Endangered species' migratory route through Central and South Asia. That could soon change.

Ulcinj Salina's salt pans could be saved by the very birds it protects

Tue, 12/04/2016
The ups and downs in the fight to protect these Montenegrin salt pans are too numerous to count. But could there be light at the end of the tunnel?

Impressive Imperial Eagle conservation in Georgia and Azerbaijan

Tue, 12/04/2016
From artificial nests to habitat surveys, here's how two countries are trying to save this vulnerable species.

Finnish team wins third 'Champions of the Flyway' race

Mon, 11/04/2016
In all, 243 species were seen during the 24 hours of the race by all teams.

This plant's funny name belies its dangerous nature

Mon, 04/04/2016
The Hottentot Fig is an invasive alien species that was favoured for its beauty, but is slowly killing other local vegetation in Portugal.

NGOs demand thorough review of the Common Agricultural Policy

Tue, 22/03/2016
More than 100 NGOs have signed a joint letter to the President of the European Commission to demand a review of the European food and farming system.

Using a ‘race’ to celebrate migration and prevent illegal killing of birds

Tue, 15/03/2016
Read why BirdLife’s Champions of the Flyway is a unique birdwatching event with a purpose.