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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

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.