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Re-COP - Day 3 in France at the UN Climate Summit in Paris

Wed, 02/12/2015 - 08:01

We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

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Re-COP - Day 2 at the UN Climate Summit in Paris

Tue, 01/12/2015 - 07:40

We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

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Explore the biological & cultural diversity of the Mediterranean Basin, and all the conservation projects happening to protect it with this new story map. © BirdLife International

The Mediterranean Basin Story

Mon, 30/11/2015 - 13:03

Explore the biological & cultural diversity of the Mediterranean Basin, and all the conservation projects happening to protect it with this new story map.

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Re-COP - Day 1 at the Paris COP21 summit on climate change

Mon, 30/11/2015 - 08:43

We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

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The Messengers - what birds tell us about the threats from climate change

Fri, 27/11/2015 - 06:00

BirdLife International and Audubon's joint report on climate change has been published, detailing the severity of the threats of climate change, but also the nature-based solutions.

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New Threats to Zambian Grey Crowned Crane Populations

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 11:34

The beauty of the Crowned Cranes makes them sought after by private collectors, captive breeding facilities and zoos all over the world. The Grey Crowned Crane’s population has significantly reduced due to their capture and trade to satisfy this demand.

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Large-scale trade in its 'ivory' and feathers has elicited the uplisting of Helmeted Hornbill to Critically Endangered. Photo: Muhammad Alzahri (Arinature Photography)

2015 Red List - vultures, shorebirds and other iconic species

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 00:02

The plight of Africa's Vultures is big news for the 2015 Red List update, but a number of other important changes also grab the attention this year.

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Six of Africa’s 11 vulture species are now on the edge of extinction, according to the latest assessment of birds carried out by BirdLife International for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Africa’s vultures are sliding towards extinction warns BirdLife

Thu, 29/10/2015 - 00:01

Six of Africa’s 11 vulture species are now on the edge of extinction, according to the latest assessment of birds carried out by BirdLife International for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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World’s biggest seabird tracking database shows their incredible journeys

Tue, 27/10/2015 - 07:02

At the World Seabird Conference BirdLife celebrate the Global Seabird Tracking Database helping to conserve some of the planet’s most emblematic birds and reaching 5 million data points. Many insights from some of the most traveled species on our planet. .

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