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Grey Parrot © Ken Schwarz

CITES round-up: the world speaks up for the African Grey

Wed, 05/10/2016
The most important wildlife trade summit in years resulted in big wins for threatened species such as the African Grey and the Helmeted Hornbill.

How simple striped sheets could save seabirds

Fri, 30/09/2016
Low-cost synthetic sheets, affixed to fishing nets, could help to warn diving seabirds away from the fine nylon mesh that claims hundreds of thousands of their lives annually
Common Pheasant - Villa of the Aviary, Carthage, Tunisia © David Tipling

Flight of Fancy - Common Pheasant

Fri, 30/09/2016
''Flight of Fancy'' features bird-inspired art from all over the world.
Isabela Oriole © Merlijn van Weerd

Sanctuary declared for elusive oriole once believed extinct

Thu, 29/09/2016
As the Conservation Leadership Programme calls for new proposals for 2017, a previous CLP target species, the vanishingly rare Isabela Oriole, is set to benefit from the declaration of a new protected area

Conservation: not just about the birds and the bees

Tue, 27/09/2016
All too often, the social, political and economic impact conservation work has on local communities is overlooked. INTRINSIC, a new package of training materials, is designed to help conservationists build a greater understanding to the 'social dimensions' of their work.
Over 18,000 Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) have been identified so far © Dimitri B

Top conservation players partner to identify the most vital places for life on earth

Sat, 03/09/2016

Today, eleven of the world’s leading conservation organisations, including Bird

Are you a soaring White-headed Vulture? © Andy & Gill Swash

Which vulture species are you?

Fri, 02/09/2016
Do you find yourself doing loads of work to help people without ever getting any credit? Maybe you have more in common with a vulture than you think.

Planet at the crossroads

Thu, 01/09/2016
The IUCN World Conservation Congress starts today in Hawai’i. Eleven of the world’s leading environmental organisations pledge to use new “common language” to map and save important nature on Earth.
European Bee-eater © Javier Milla

Making a difference: the impact of BirdLife

Wed, 24/08/2016
Biodiversity is in decline across the world, with unsustainable development destroying natural habitats and driving species extinct. This is reducing the capacity of our planet to sustain us into the future, and often causes the poorest in society to lose out. BirdLife International is playing a unique and critical role in tackling this crisis.