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A Little Penguin runs underneath a parked car while returning to its nest in Oamaru, New Zealand. © Richard Robinson

The unusual urban lives of New Zealand's penguins

Mon, 03/07/2017
Tucked away in rainforests, rocky crevices or under parked cars, these hidden (and not-so-well-hidden) birds are having a rough ride. Welcome to New Zealand, home to one third of the world’s penguins
Wandering Albatross © Prince Images

Towards seabird-safe fisheries, global efforts and solutions

Thu, 29/06/2017
The RSPB and BirdLife International have produced a new publication that presents some of the remarkable efforts fisheries have made on a global scale to tackle seabird bycatch.
Wandering Albatross © Oli Prince

How we're saving the kings of the ocean

Thu, 22/06/2017
It has been another busy year for the Albatross Task Force, and our teams have made good progress in achieving their objectives towards reducing the bycatch of vulnerable seabirds in some of the world’s most deadly fisheries.
Southern Rockhopper © Galyna Andrushko

I can’t believe we still have to raise funds to protect penguins…

Tue, 20/06/2017
Rory Crawford, BirdLife International Marine Programme Manager, blogs about BirdLife's latest work to save penguins from extinction.
The Seabird Tracking Database has reached 10 million data points © David Grem

Record-breaking 10 million points for seabird conservation

Thu, 08/06/2017
Today we celebrate World Oceans Day as we finally reach a record-breaking 10 million data points in the Seabird Tracking Database.

Feathers in Flames: the species being snuffed out by forest fires

Tue, 30/05/2017
A provocative new art exhibition, provided thanks to Saatchi, shows the true cost of the man-made forest flames ravaging Indonesia.
Cherry-throated Tanager © Ciro Albano

Ravaged by deforestation - but a new refuge brings hope for the Cherry-throated Tanager

Wed, 17/05/2017
A newly-created nature reserve in Brazil's ravaged Atlantic Forest will protect one of the last strongholds of the highly-threatened Cherry-throated Tanager.

The guardians of Africa's largest lake

Tue, 16/05/2017
Locals are rallying together to protect Lake Victoria's valuable wetlands and its inhabitants from traffickers and other dangers.

Migration: A long-distance love story

Tue, 09/05/2017
For 15 years, a lovestruck stork has faithfully returned from South Africa to his disabled amore in Croatia - but the trip is dangerous and one year he may not return.