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Gola Forest and the Mano River, the border between Sierra Leone and Liberia

We go beyond

Mon, 06/01/2014
The work of the BirdLife Partnership goes beyond birds, benefiting nature and people, and goes beyond today to impact the future. Read about our work in 2013 which had positive impacts for biodiversity, and on the human communities who depend on the natural products and ecosystem services provided by Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs).

Spring Alive transcends borders to bring people and birds together

Tue, 17/12/2013

For the eighth time, people in now 49 countries in Europe, Africa and Central Asia look

While UNFCCC Parties debate, BirdLife project shows ecosystem-based adaptation in action

Mon, 16/12/2013
A pioneering BirdLife project is bringing together the collective experience of vulnerable local people in East Africa, who are seeing the effects of climate change first-hand, to inform international policy and plans on how best to cope and adapt to this quickly-changing environment.
Albatrosses and sea turtles are caught as bycatch on fishing vessels on the high seas

BirdLife lends expertise to make high seas tuna fisheries sustainable

Thu, 12/12/2013

The BirdLife Partnership will be contributing its unrivalled experience in reducing sea

Red List for Birds 2013: Number of Critically Endangered birds hits new high

Tue, 26/11/2013
The number of bird species listed as Critically Endangered has reached an all-time high
BirdLife says climate talks were undermined by economic interests and short-sightedness

Some progress but distinct lack of ambition in Warsaw climate talks

Mon, 25/11/2013
The climate talks in Warsaw during the last two weeks presented governments with a prime opportunity to change path, but they missed it. Once again, the climate talks were undermined by economic interests and short-sightedness.
Ministers meeting at global climate talks in Warsaw should heed the lessons of past disasters

World Governments must commit to providing significant funds for climate change adaptation

Wed, 20/11/2013
Ministers meeting at global climate talks in Warsaw should heed the lessons of past disasters

Grants for conservation and communications projects in the Mediterranean

Wed, 20/11/2013
Call for Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for small grants (up to $20,000) for biodiversity conservation and communication projects in the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot.

Scientists identify the world’s most irreplaceable protected areas

Thu, 14/11/2013

A new scientific study has identified the protected areas most critical to preventing e