News Worldwide

Show birds some love on Valentine’s Weekend - Join the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Mon, 09/02/2015 - 10:48

Give Mother Nature a valentine this year and show how much you care about birds by counting them for the Great Backyard Bird Count


Massive boost for BirdLife's Marine work

Sat, 07/02/2015 - 14:33

BirdLife’s Marine Programme has a received a huge boost from the world’s largest event for nature.

Worldwide Marine

World’s governments are failing on protected areas for nature

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 10:33

A new BirdLife study has found that while governments are making progress in expanding Protected Area networks, these are failing to provide adequate coverage for nature.

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

The Future of humanity depends on wetlands

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:41

Help turn the tide on the loss and degradation of our wetlands. Join us for World Wetlands Day 2015.

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

A Call to Verse

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:00

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 - 10:18

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.

Worldwide Capacity Development

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

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 10:00

A new scientific study has assessed the impact of future human development scenarios on the conservation of species, using data from the IUCN Red List.


Tackling illegal trapping in Cyprus

Tue, 23/12/2014 - 16:09

"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.

Worldwide Cyprus Migratory Birds and Flyways

Resilience to Extreme Weather: the role of ecosystems

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:28

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

Worldwide Climate Change