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Seabirds such as the Wandering Albatross will benefit from the new measures © vladsilver/Shutterstock

Argentina approves measures to save seabirds

Thu, 23/03/2017
The use of measures to prevent seabird bycatch deaths has just been approved by the Argentinean government—a decision that will save the lives of thousands of seabirds.

From Rome with Love

Thu, 23/03/2017
Read the editorial of March's edition of the BirdLife Europe & Central Asia newsletter here!
An estimated 50-250 Blue-throated Macaws are left in the world © Myles Lamont

Discovery of a new breeding site for the...

Thu, 23/03/2017
The groundbreaking discovery is a major step towards understanding the life cycle of the macaw and most importantly, to ensure the species' full protection.

A stroke of luck: filming Natura 2000

Thu, 23/03/2017
The director of SEO/BirdLife (Spain) reflects on the success of the EU’s Natura 2000 network – the largest coordinated network of protected areas in the world.

The Meaning of LIFE

Wed, 22/03/2017
Since 1992, the European Union’s LIFE fund has invested more than €3 billion in over 4,000 projects to protect nature and the environment.

The Way Forward

Wed, 22/03/2017
As we celebrate the 60th year of European unity, the director of LIPU (BirdLife Italy contemplates what the European project means for nature, birds and people.
Grandes aves marinas como el albatros errante se salvarán gracias a las nuevas medidas del gobierno argentino © vladsilver/Shutterstock

Una luz de esperanza para las aves marinas

Tue, 21/03/2017
Una nueva luz de esperanza se abrió la semana pasada para las grandes aves marinas cuando Argentina estableció el uso de medidas para evitar su muerte en pesquerías.
Collared lemur from Tsitongambarika, Madagascar, are set to benefit © nickgarbutt.com

From Rutland to the world

Tue, 21/03/2017
A record-breaking donation has been presented by Birdfair to BirdLife for protecting threatened sites in Africa and supporting tomorrow's conservation heroes
Portugal © Paulo Santos

237 NGOs join the call for the Europe We Want

Tue, 21/03/2017
European civil society organisations have appealed to EU leaders to show courage in leading the transition to a just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive Europe.
Section of the Upper Guinean Forests in Liberia © Mariana Cavalho

CEPF investment in West Africa shines spotlight...

Tue, 21/03/2017
Civil society organisations active in the field of natural resource management in Liberia now have a chance to save forests.

Discovery! New plant species in Romania

Tue, 21/03/2017
Introducing Ferula mikraskythiana (Apiaceae), a whole new species of flowering plant recently discovered in Romania.
Tree sparrows are embracing the city life © Minoru Karamatsu

Urban Tree Sparrows: throng in Hong Kong

Mon, 20/03/2017
For people in built-up areas, this bird represents their only interaction with wildlife. A census reveals the Tree Sparrow’s love for air vents, pipes and wall cracks
Field team Victor and Martin collecting tailorbird data © Norbert Cordeiro

New hope for critically endangered Tanzanian...

Fri, 17/03/2017
The Long-billed Forest-warbler, endemic to Tanzania, is now thriving in its natural habitat.
Sokoke Scops Owl © Peter Steward

Mapping the world's most threatened bird...

Wed, 15/03/2017
A new Story Map, produced by BirdLife, highlights vital endangered birding habitats in Africa, and showcases some success stories from Australia.
Roseate Spoonbill in the soon to be National Park of Mar Chiquita © Pablo Rodríguez Merkel

Argentina will have two new National Parks

Tue, 14/03/2017
At the stroke of a pen, the largest saltwater lake of South America, Mar Chiquita, and the nearby Estancia Pinas are now set to become National Parks.
Typical wind turbines for generating energy © Samantha Ralston

Kipeto Wind Energy Project could wipe out...

Tue, 14/03/2017
BirdLife International, Nature Kenya, Kenya Bird of Prey Trust and The Peregrine Fund have collectively expressed concern over a proposal to develop the Kipeto Wind Energy Project.
Kea, the world's only alpine parrot © Dave Buckton

The hunt for the world's only alpine (and...

Fri, 10/03/2017
You need to be sneaky if you want to catch a Kea in the wild. This is how Forest & Bird are searching for the world’s only alpine parrot in Nelson Lakes NP, New Zealand.
Espátula rosada en la laguna Mar Chiquita, Argentina © Pablo Rodríguez Merkel

La Laguna Mar Chiquita se convertirá en Parque...

Thu, 09/03/2017
Mar Chiquita es el mayor lago salino de Sudamérica, un humedal de importancia interancional y ahora en proceso de convertirse el mayor Parque Nacional de Argentina.