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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).
Marvellous Spatuletail © Daniel Rosengren

7 stunning forest birds we could soon lose forever

Mon, 14/11/2016
A handful of the vibrant, diverse species whose continued survival is threatened by the loss of forest habitats [PHOTO FEATURE].
Black Panther © Flickr/Cloudtail

Climate change is changing you

Fri, 11/11/2016
A new study reveals ongoing alterations in shape, size, sex and distribution of animals and plants are due to man-made warming.

Landmark climate change treaty becomes legally-binding: can the planet breathe easier?

Thu, 03/11/2016
The Paris Agreement - a treaty that sees nearly 200 countries agree to combat climate change - today reached the criteria required to make it legally-binding.

World’s largest protected marine area to shelter millions of penguins

Fri, 28/10/2016
BirdLife International welcomes the news that the pristine waters of Ross Sea, Antartica, will become the world’s largest protected marine area.