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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

Saving seabirds, empowering women: the Albatross Task Force gains momentum

Fri, 18/07/2014
In Namibia, a huge positive shift in momentum for seabird conservation - which also means great news for local Namibian women - all due to the Albatross Task Force.

New maps change the conservation landscape

Mon, 14/07/2014
Maps not only give BirdLife the bird’s eye overview it needs to plan action for nature, but they allow us to lobby and influence businesses and governments across the world. BirdLife celebrates a decade-long partnership with ESRI, the leading GIS software provider, by attending the ESRI User Conference and looking at the crucial value of mapping for our conservation work.

Migratory bird ecology awarded € 2.5 million research boost through Theunis Piersma

Fri, 04/07/2014
Professor Theunis Piersma has been awarded The Spinoza Prize for work on migratory bird ecology, find out what this means and watch his video.

High-seas heroes recognised for their success!

Thu, 03/07/2014
Our Albatross Task Force (ATF) in South Africa has reduced the death of albatrosses in local fisheries by more than 90% and is receiving well-deserved attention.

Addressing climate change: why biodiversity matters

Thu, 19/06/2014
A new policy report looks at the relationships between climate change adaptation and mitigation with biodiversity conservation.

IUCN Red List raises more red flags for threatened species

Thu, 12/06/2014
The IUCN Red List, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, now includes 73,686 assessed species, of which 22,103 are threatened with extinction.

Support saves forgotten Monarch

Wed, 11/06/2014
The fire ants and devastating rains hit as the funding dried up, but thanks to your huge support Critically Endangered Tahiti Monarch is having its best ever breeding season.

Industry must act now to safeguard biodiversity threatened by limestone quarrying, NGOs say

Thu, 05/06/2014
Limestone is needed for industry; limestone habitats are essential for the survival of vulnerable and irreplaceable species. A new paper targets the extraction industry to give these species a conservation boost.