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Introducing Hatch: boosting conservation from the ground up

Tue, 24/11/2020
We’re excited to launch Hatch, a new initiative from the BirdLife Partnership that supports the growth and performance of environmental civil society organisations around the world.

Victory: Denmark announces complete ban on lead in hunting ammunition

Tue, 24/11/2020
It has finally happened: Denmark has announced a complete ban on lead in hunting ammunition. The Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark and the Danish Hunters’ Association made the announcement together. Following a transition period, the ban will be fully implemented in 2023.

Nature collapse imminent without investment, 'Wildlife Conservation 20' warns G20

Fri, 20/11/2020

BirdLife International has today joined 20 of the world’s leading conservation organisa

Vera Voronova out birding © Renat Eskazyuly

From student representative to Kazakhstan conservation CEO

Fri, 20/11/2020
Vera Voronova started out as a student representative for ACBK (BirdLife in Kazakhstan). Six years later, she became CEO of the organisation. Vera tells us about the challenges she faces, her hopes for the future, and how the Conservation Leadership Programme helped her to get where she is today.
Western slope Mount Lebanon 2,600m © O. Langrand

Call for proposals: cultural landscapes in Lebanon

Thu, 19/11/2020
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new large grant Call for Letters of Inquiry for projects focused on the protection of cultural landscapes in Lebanon
The UN Biodiversity Summit 2020 was switched to a semi-remote format © CBD

UN summit on biodiversity: world leaders’ pledge for nature

Wed, 18/11/2020
Ahead of September’s UN Summit on Biodiversity, world leaders pledged to put nature at the heart of a transformational green recovery – but will this be enough to transform our relationship with nature before it is too late? Here are our takeaways from the summit.
Reef rescuer Athina cleaning corals at a nursery © Nature Seychelles

Saving Seychelles disappearing coral reefs

Tue, 17/11/2020
Ocean warming and coral bleaching have had a devastating impact on coral reefs, critical to supporting marine biodiversity. But in Seychelles conservationists are celebrating ten years of success of the world’s first large-scale coral reef restoration project to use the coral gardening method

Protecting shearwaters on land and at sea: a strong partnership to preserve two Mediterranean species

Mon, 16/11/2020

LIFE PanPuffinus started September and this is welcome news for some of the mo

A PAcific Golden Plover was the first bird spotted © Avinash Nanda / Shutterstock

Two world records smashed in landmark birding event

Mon, 16/11/2020
The inaugural Global Bird Weekend inspired over 38,000 nature lovers from 169 countries to pool their bird spotting talents together, for the benefit of conservation.