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Introducing the 'Hook Pod'

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 15:37

A new ingenious device - the 'Hook Pod' - has been designed to keep albatrosses from being hooked.

Worldwide Marine

The BirdLife 2020 strategy

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 14:09

BirdLife's vision of a world rich in biodiversity where nature and people live together sustainably


The BirdLife Partnership's achievements and impact

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 13:30

BirdLife exists to conserve nature by supporting local conservation around the world. Watch this short slideshow to see what we have achieved


Now it’s 121: five new countries join the world’s fastest-growing conservation Partnership

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 13:25

The BirdLife Partnership voted in five more organisations from Croatia, Fiji, Montenegro, Morocco and Serbia at the recent BirdLife Global Partnership Meeting

Worldwide Capacity Development

Saving the world's most threatened birds

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 13:09

Over 1,300 bird species are threatened with extinction, and a total of 197 Critically Endangered bird species are on the brink of extinction and face a suite of human-driven threats.

Worldwide Preventing Extinctions

Birds indicate a planet in peril, but investing in conservation makes economic sense

Thu, 20/06/2013 - 03:00

Declines in birds across the globe are providing evidence of a rapid deterioration in the global environment that is affecting all life on earth – including people. However, birds also tell us that saving the planet comes at a relatively small price – an investment that’s vital to secure our own future.

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Middle East

BirdLife World Congress, the most energising and inspiring event in the conservation calendar, opens in Ottawa

Mon, 17/06/2013 - 14:11

Conservationists, politicians and business people from more than 120 countries will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 19th, for the World Congress of the largest and fastest growing global Partnership of national conservation organisations.


Biodiversity and ecosystem services play a fundamental role in human well-being

Sun, 16/06/2013 - 15:23

Investing in biodiversity for human well-being and development was on the agenda at the recently held Trondheim Biodiversity Conference.

Worldwide Norway

Promoting evidence-based bird conservation: a valuable new resource and opportunities to share knowledge

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 09:12

There is a growing trend in nature conservation towards making decisions based on the best available scientific evidence, rather than using other, untested, information sources.