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“We all have to become conservationists”: our interview with Jane Alexander

Mon, 18/06/2018
Jane Alexander is an acclaimed actress, author and an impassioned birder who is also a member of BirdLife’s Global Advisory Group. Here, she talks to us about how acting got her into birding, and how the new generation gives her hope.

Bird-friendly beef showcased by Hilton Hotels

Fri, 15/06/2018
A new mode of farming is taking off in South America. The pampas is one the world’s most important grassland biomes: but intensive farming is wearing it down. Now, a scheme for sustainable, bird-friendly meat is getting prestigious recognition.

The top five threats to birds may surprise you

Wed, 13/06/2018
One in eight bird species is in danger of extinction – but what are the main factors driving their decline? They might not be what you think. Read about the five biggest threats to bird biodiversity, and what’s being done to combat them.

Turtles at mercy in European waters

Mon, 11/06/2018
Entanglement in fisheries is killing hundreds of thousands of marine turtles around the globe each year.

Reversing the skylark's decline in Sweden

Mon, 11/06/2018

Over the last 40 years, Europe’s skylarks have suffered a 50% decline due to th

The couple ran 6,504 miles (10,467km) in 15 months © Katharine & David Lowrie

Meet the couple who ran the length of South America for birds

Mon, 11/06/2018
We interview Katharine Lowrie: part of a record-breaking couple who sailed the Atlantic to begin an ultra-marathon through South America, all to raise money and awareness for wildlife and wild places.
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Un partenariat en béton pour la conservation de la nature au Burkina Faso

Thu, 07/06/2018
C’est une première au Burkina Faso… Une histoire d’amour entre l’organisation nationale de conservation de la nature NATURAMA (BirdLife - Burkina Faso) et la cimenterie privée CIMBURKINA qui ont la volonté commune de conjuguer leurs efforts et de nouer un partenariat solide pour renforcer la conservation de la nature et améliorer les conditions de vie des communautés sur les sites d’exploitation de la cimenterie.
An alliance between a conservation organisation and a cement company is benefiting the community © NATURAMA

A concrete partnership for nature conservation in Burkina Faso

Thu, 07/06/2018
It’s a first for Burkina Faso... a love story between environmental organization NATURAMA (BirdLife - Burkina Faso) and the private cement factory CIMBURKINA. Their common aim is to strengthen nature conservation and improve community livelihoods at the cement plant's operating sites.
The Christmas Frigatebird (Critically Endangered) is now safe from habitat destruction © Chris Surman

Bird paradise Christmas Island saved from mining devastation

Tue, 05/06/2018
Following a tireless campaign by BirdLife Australia, which gained support from around the world, the Australian Government has decided to reject an application for phosphate mining on Christmas Island, a crucial wildlife haven in the Indian Ocean.