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7 stunning bird courtship displays that'll make you swoon
Before sex, first comes the courtship period – and few know how to catch the eye quite like birds. Here are seven such displays that caught our eye.
After the Arab Spring: learning to love nature again
From “protect by punishment” to “protect by involving people”: read about the peaceful revolution that is changing nature conservation in North Africa and the Middle East.
8 incredible bird nests from around the world
When thinking about bird nests, most people may imagine the regular bowl-shaped receptacle of twigs and leaves - but birds’ nesting behaviours are as diverse as their courting rituals.
Little Blue neighbours
They can be found nesting on people’s doorsteps, or quite literally underneath them. Meet the world's smallest penguins, unwillingly urban birds who are being given new homes by local volunteers
Yellow eyes a warning
Look directly into the eyes of an Endangered species. Work by Forest & Bird on land is helping the Yellow-eyed Penguin, but threats at sea are very worrying
Penguins of the remote rainforest
Grab a kayak, hiking boots and become an expert at crawling through rocks if you want to discover New Zealand's hidden Fiordland Penguins, or "tawaki". But why are they going hungry?
The unusual urban lives of New Zealand's penguins
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
Towards seabird-safe fisheries, global efforts and solutions
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.
How we're saving the kings of the ocean
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.
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