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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.

Global appetite for resources pushing new species to the brink

Mon, 17/11/2014
ishing, logging, mining, agriculture and other activities to satisfy our growing appetite for resources are threatening the survival of many species

BirdLife International uses new platform to tell conservation stories

Mon, 17/11/2014

BirdLife International has started using a new media

Hundreds of important sites for nature threatened with destruction

Fri, 14/11/2014

More than 350 of the planet’s most important sites for nature are threatened with being

Hopes are raised as global agreements aim to make world a safer place for migratory birds

Mon, 10/11/2014
Two new global agreements have been reached that will help save migratory bird species across the world.

Namibia takes positive steps to save 30,000 seabirds a year

Fri, 07/11/2014
Following a meeting with the BirdLife’s Albatross Task Force, The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources in Namibia has introduced new fishery regulations which should practically eliminate seabird mortality from one of the most destructive fisheries!

Renewable energy and migratory birds

Thu, 06/11/2014
Without proper planning, energy developments, including wind turbines and power lines, can be a major threat to migratory birds.

Banning lead should not be a toxic issue.

Wed, 05/11/2014
RSPB's Agriculture Policy Officer, Ellie Crane, is attending the Convention on Migratory Species Conference of the Parties in Quito - vital decisions are in the process of being made - here's a guest blog just in from Ellie.

Local benefits for wildlife through BirdLife-CEMEX global partnership

Wed, 05/11/2014
With Golden Eagle surveying in Mexico, plans to protect dry forest in the Dominican Republic, Red-billed Chough nesting in a UK quarry, and the renewal of the national partnership in France; this update gives some examples from the CEMEX-BirdLife global partnership this year where the process of undertaking a Biodiversity Action Plan at a site is proving to be good for nature as well as business.