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Dove of Peace, 1961

Flight of Fancy - Picasso and the dove called Peace

Fri, 14/10/2016
Flight of Fancy is our new series, examining the history of birds as art.
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The search for India's hidden treasures

Thu, 13/10/2016
Out of sight, out of mind? A new study casts a light on the threats faced by the little known grassland specialists that skulk on the fringes of India's tourist trails
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Irreplaceable - Lake Natron, Tanzania

Thu, 13/10/2016
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever...
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Tony Juniper: It's time to change strategy

Thu, 06/10/2016
Moral value or financial value? Author Tony Juniper on why conservationists must understand the way politics and business work in order to win the economic argument.
Grey Parrot © Ken Schwarz

CITES round-up: the world speaks up for the African Grey

Wed, 05/10/2016
The most important wildlife trade summit in years resulted in big wins for threatened species such as the African Grey and the Helmeted Hornbill.

How simple striped sheets could save seabirds

Fri, 30/09/2016
Low-cost synthetic sheets, affixed to fishing nets, could help to warn diving seabirds away from the fine nylon mesh that claims hundreds of thousands of their lives annually
Common Pheasant - Villa of the Aviary, Carthage, Tunisia © David Tipling

Flight of Fancy - Common Pheasant

Fri, 30/09/2016
''Flight of Fancy'' features bird-inspired art from all over the world.
Isabela Oriole © Merlijn van Weerd

Sanctuary declared for elusive oriole once believed extinct

Thu, 29/09/2016
As the Conservation Leadership Programme calls for new proposals for 2017, a previous CLP target species, the vanishingly rare Isabela Oriole, is set to benefit from the declaration of a new protected area

Conservation: not just about the birds and the bees

Tue, 27/09/2016
All too often, the social, political and economic impact conservation work has on local communities is overlooked. INTRINSIC, a new package of training materials, is designed to help conservationists build a greater understanding to the 'social dimensions' of their work.