Scaly Ground-roller © Pete Morris

Conserving Madagascar's forest of hope

Thu, 20/10/2016
Developing the confidence of local communities and a BirdLife Partner to work together to protect the environment has brought encouraging changes for nature and people.
Some of the trainees in the highlands of Yemen ©Hakim Aulaiah

Biodiversity conservation in Yemen – joining...

Wed, 19/10/2016
Conservationists in war-torn Yemen are organising themselves to be ready for conservation action - when it is safe again.
Narrow-billed Tody © Eladio Fernández

Irreplaceable - Sierra de Bahoruco, Dominican...

Tue, 18/10/2016
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever.

Powering people, empowering nature – the 6th...

Tue, 18/10/2016
Alice Collier, Climate Change Officer for the RSPB, explains why power grid development is essential for a European renewables revolution...
The pharaoh eagle-owl (Bubo ascalaphus)  ©Faisal Hajwal

Birds of the Arabian Night

Sun, 16/10/2016
When the Sun begins to set on the Middle East, the majority of the region’s birdlife
Dove of Peace, 1961

Flight of Fancy - Picasso and the dove called...

Fri, 14/10/2016
Flight of Fancy is our new series, examining the history of birds as art.
Igamba Falls on the Malagarasi River, Tanzania ©John Friel

Malagarasi river finds favor with local women

Fri, 14/10/2016
In the Malagarasi River basin in Tanzania, a CEPF-funded project – through the small grants programme managed by BirdLife International – engaged women to help conserve one of the world’s most important parts of the Eastern Afromontane hotspot.
bengal florican india

The search for India's hidden treasures

Thu, 13/10/2016
Out of sight, out of mind? A new study casts a light on the threats faced by the little known grassland specialists that skulk on the fringes of India's tourist trails
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Irreplaceable - Lake Natron, Tanzania

Thu, 13/10/2016
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever...

A small window of opportunity to save the unique...

Thu, 13/10/2016
Restoration of Rapa in French Polynesia will create a sea bird sanctuary if we take the chance

New Zealand’s Department of Conservation help...

Wed, 12/10/2016
Rescuing the Rarotonga Flycatcher from the brink of extinction is one of the great conservation successes of the Cook Islands

Building a future for the Cook Islands'...

Wed, 12/10/2016
Unique kingfisher has a brighter future thanks to a new community management programme promoted by BirdLife Cook Island's partner Te Ipukarea Society
Participants during the training session @Dossa

New strides in data collection between seabirds...

Fri, 07/10/2016
BirdLife International is currently working through the Alcyon Project in order to understand the importance that West African waters have for seabirds.
© tonyjuniper.com

Tony Juniper: It's time to change strategy

Thu, 06/10/2016
Moral value or financial value? Author Tony Juniper on why conservationists must understand the way politics and business work in order to win the economic argument.

Lipstick on a pig? The 2nd Cork Declaration on...

Thu, 06/10/2016
In the wake of the 2nd Cork Declaration on Rural Development, Thomas Quinn weighs up the chronic imbalances of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)...
A young chimpanzee in Mahale National Park ©Daniel Rosengren/FZS

The Chimpanzee Motorway - Connecting Forest...

Thu, 06/10/2016
The boundaries of a new proposed Forest Reserve in the Greater Mahale KBA in Tanzania (Eastern Afromontane hotspot) have been approved by the District Authorities.

The hunt for truly green bioenergy? The EU's...

Thu, 06/10/2016
At the end of November, the EU will publish its much anticipated Renewable Energy Package. Sini Eräjää explains how the case of bioenergy...
Grey Parrot © Ken Schwarz

CITES round-up: the world speaks up for the...

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.