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New accessible toolkit helps non-experts to value important natural sites

Mon, 08/09/2014
An interactive toolkit is launched today that is helping non-experts to assess the ecosystem service value of sites – Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA)

Vultures in Africa and Europe could face extinction within our lifetime warn conservationists

Sat, 06/09/2014
BirdLife has announced that vultures have rapidly become one of the most threatened families of birds on the planet. In a bid to stop this important family of birds slipping towards extinction in Europe and Africa, today we have launched a global campaign asking for public support to Stop Vulture Poisoning Now.

Critically endangered Mascarene Petrel discovered at sea and unique image captured of bird with its egg.

Thu, 04/09/2014
An expedition to find the Critically Endangered Mascarene Petrel at sea have photographed a female bird where the egg is an obvious protrusion in the contour of her underbody.

A message from Martha

Mon, 01/09/2014

On September 1st 1914, when a Passenger Pigeon named Martha died in Cincinnati Zoo, Ohi

BirdLife and Lynx publish first ever illustrated world bird checklist

Fri, 22/08/2014

Lynx Edicíons and BirdLife International have published the first ever

Birdfair big weekend helping to protect our oceans

Thu, 14/08/2014
This year’s British Birdwatching Fair, the world’s largest event for nature, is raising funds to help BirdLife International to protect the world’s seas and oceans.

BirdLife International announces new Chief Executive

Wed, 06/08/2014

BirdLife has announced the appointment of Patricia Zurita as the new Chief Executive of

Helping Nepal to deliver on its conservation targets

Mon, 04/08/2014
Policy makers are paying increasing attention to ecosystem services (the benefits that nature provides, such as clean water and crop pollination), given the importance to peoples’ lives.

One tenth of bird species flying under the conservation radar

Thu, 24/07/2014
More than 350 newly recognised bird species have been assessed by BirdLife International for the first time, with more than 25% being classed as threatened with extinction