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Azores glory: Europe's most threatened songbird rebounds

Wed, 14/12/2016
The spread of exotic plants threatened to starve the charmingly plump Azores Bullfinch to extinction, but habitat restoration work has given us reason to feel bullish.

Bite-size bird tales from Eurasia

Mon, 12/12/2016
No matter how small, some stories must be shared. Here’s a round-up of some of the best from the 2016 season of Spring Alive.

Grey Parrot fading from Africa's rainforests

Thu, 08/12/2016
It’s one of the most recognisable pet birds in the world. And it’s also the latest species to join the Red List’s dreaded Endangered club. What went wrong for the Grey?

2016 Red List: great news for island endemics, disaster for cagebirds

Thu, 08/12/2016
Today, the health of the world's 10,000+ bird species was revealed with the publication of the 2016 Red List. There are reasons to cheer, but also reasons for concern.
Scarlet Macaw © Alan Wolf

Why is the Red List so important?

Wed, 07/12/2016
Ahead of tonight's unveiling of the 2016 Red List, we take a look at why it is such an invaluable tool for determining conservation priorities.
Golden Eagle, Mexico's national bird. © Adrian Berg

Critical conservation summit must not become a Mexican stand-off

Thu, 01/12/2016
A little less conversation, a little more action is needed at COP 13 if we're to secure a future for our natural resources.

COP22: Developing nations lead way in the fight against climate change

Tue, 22/11/2016
At the first climate change conference since the landmark Paris Agreement treaty became legally-binding, the pressure was on to turn legislation into real action.

New vital bird habitat identified in India

Fri, 18/11/2016
Thanks to a project funded by the Conservation Leadership Programme, Papikonda National Park has been declared an Important Bird & Biodiversity Area (IBA).