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A Call to Verse

Fri, 23/01/2015
Calling all BirdLife poets! There is still time to enter 2014’s RSPB/Rialto Nature Poetry Competition.

Leading the way in conservation

Fri, 16/01/2015
The Conservation Leadership Programme is advancing nature conservation by building the leadership capabilities of early-career conservation professionals working in places where there is a high-degree of biological diversity and limited capacity to address conservation issues.

Human development and biodiversity conservation can go hand in hand, study finds

Tue, 13/01/2015

A new scientific study has assessed the impact of future human development scenari

Tackling illegal trapping in Cyprus

Tue, 23/12/2014
"I wouldn't want to be a bird because it is so difficult," said a young girl in a school in Cyprus after learning about the migration of a Blackcap. Read about how on a little island besieged by trappers, BirdLife Cyprus are tackling the chronic illegal bird killing problem head on, with the support of our regional project and Partnership.

Resilience to Extreme Weather: the role of ecosystems

Wed, 17/12/2014
As countries fail to make emission cuts necessary to curb dangerous climate change, the problem of extreme weather events is getting worse.

Lima: a failure to build momentum

Mon, 15/12/2014
The UN climate talks in Lima finished late but delivered little.

Spring Alive springs to action for migratory bird conservation

Fri, 05/12/2014
As migratory birds are settling in for winter in Africa, we reflect back on another successful season of Spring Alive, which celebrates their journey and acts for their conservation along the African-Eurasian flyway.

Climate negotiations begin in Peru

Tue, 02/12/2014

The recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a stark re

Countries’ economic power does not predict conservation performance

Mon, 01/12/2014
Some countries are doing better than others at conserving their share of global vertebrate biodiversity, and the factors of success are not related to economic wealth.