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Disappearance of Fisheries Observer from Vessel in the Pacific Ocean

Tue, 22/09/2015
Since 10 September, Keith Davis, an American fisheries observer, has been missing from a Panamanian-flagged vessel off the coast of Peru
Thanks to our work, tuna fishing vessels in the high seas are required to deploy measures to stop Albatrosses dying in this way. Photo: F Peppes / BirdLife Albatross Task Force

How to save albatrosses from bycatch - video

Thu, 27/08/2015
The instructional film clearly shows threats albatrosses and other seabirds are faced with, and how the crucial work of the BirdLife Marine Programme is teaching fishermen how to help save them!
Grantee voices from the Med: attendees to the CEPF Mid-term assessment in Ulcinj, Montenegro. Photo: Olivier Langrand

Conservation investment and support in the Mediterranean reaches important mid-term milestone with CEPF

Thu, 30/07/2015
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund's mid-term assessment validates conservation efforts in the Mediterranean, and gives the opportunity for civil society to have its say in making CEPF even more useful and impactful at conserving nature.
Iberian Lynx has been a conservation success (A. Rivas)

Conservation successes overshadowed by more species declines

Tue, 23/06/2015

Successful conservation action has boosted the popul

Operation Restoration - Acteon & Gambier island update #3

Operation Restoration - island update #3 - static shocks and successes

Fri, 19/06/2015
The third update from a remote island in the Pacific in our huge Acteon & Gambier Island Restoration Operation.

Operation Restoration - island update #2

Mon, 15/06/2015
The second update from the field in our huge Acteon & Gambier Island Restoration Operation.

Conservation should not be seen as a burden

Sun, 14/06/2015
The Ramsar Convention has adopted a new Strategic Plan to guide national and international actions from 2016-2024.

Wetlands for our Future

Sat, 06/06/2015

Wetlands are vital for human survival.

Swifts. Photo: Shaun Hurrell

Special first moments captured on video when second swift returns from migration

Sat, 23/05/2015
How would you behave when reunited with a loved one after spending 9 months apart (and after spending 9 months without sitting down)?