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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.

The power of many: protecting migratory birds in the Mediterranean

Tue, 03/06/2014
When you think from the perspective of a migratory bird flying over the Mediterranean, facing a multitude of threats, it is clear that a coordinated multi-national response is needed. A recent workshop in Cyprus coordinated just that.
New publication on mapping guidance is helping governments take action for biodiversity

Putting nature on the map: giving guidance to governments

Mon, 02/06/2014
A new publication is helping governments with spatial data and mapping to make it easier for them to reach their promised targets for biodiversity.

New study shows vulture-killing drug kills eagles too

Wed, 28/05/2014
The results of tests carried out on two Steppe Eagles found dead in Rajasthan, India, have shown some worrying results.