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Straw-headed Bulbul © Lee Tiah Khee

The tiny corner of Asia where an Endangered...

Thu, 23/02/2017
Trapping has nearly proved the 'last straw' for the Straw-headed Bulbul, now extinct across much of its range. But on a tiny island, the bird is bucking global trends...
Common Barn Owl © Shutterstock

British Barn Owls still struggling to adapt to...

Wed, 22/02/2017
Despite a recent stabilisation of numbers, the most recent survey indicates that the factors that wiped out 70% of Barn Owls in the UK still impact the species today.
Members of the Site Support Group at Oursi © Seydou Nacro

Saving Lake Oursi with phones and Facebook

Wed, 22/02/2017
Volunteer conservationists in rural Burkina Faso are turning to social media in order to save their local wetland.
BirdLife team working in São Tomé's richly biodiverse forests © BirdLife

Discovering the remarkable nature of São Tomé and...

Tue, 21/02/2017
There are undoubtedly discoveries to be made in these biodiverse islands, with the invertebrate and marine biodiversity of the archipelago particularly understudied.
Struck by trawl cables at sea. Black-browed Albatross on Bird Island, South Georgia (Georgias del Sur) © Stephanie Winnard

Estimates are in: 25,000 seabirds die in southern...

Tue, 21/02/2017
Unsettling new seabird bycatch data from Chile and Argentina urges BirdLife's Albatross Task Force and fisheries observers to act immediately to get new rules enforced
 Herd of elephants © Benh Lieu Song

Climate change could deliver final blow for world...

Wed, 15/02/2017
Around half of threatened terrestrial mammals, and a quarter of birds, are already being negatively impacted by climate change. Could it prove the tipping point?
Iiwi © Dubi Shapiro

One to Watch - Iiwi on the decline?

Wed, 15/02/2017
The "One to Watch" series takes a quick look at the status of some of the iconic species we're working on.
Bohemian Waxwing © KOO/Shutterstock

Help conservation by counting birds this weekend

Mon, 13/02/2017
Birdwatchers around the world take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count on February 17-20. Participate in one of the biggest citizen science projects in the world.
Poppies © Ariel Brunner

Where have all the flowers gone?

Mon, 13/02/2017
Read the editorial of February's edition of the BirdLife Europe & Central Asia newsletter here!

€U Are What You Eat

Mon, 13/02/2017
The European Commission has launched a Public Consultation on the future of the CAP. This is the chance of a lifetime to fix our broken food & farming system.

The Vanishing: Europe’s farmland birds

Sun, 12/02/2017
The Head of Conservation for BirdLife Europe & Central Asia explains how intensive agriculture has made farmland birds one of the most threatened bird groups in Europe.
Red Knot fitted with Motus © Yves Aubry

The tiny transmitters tracking birds from North...

Fri, 10/02/2017
Our knowledge of the movements of migratory birds across the Americas will be radically increased with the expansion of a high-tech bird tracking initiative.
International Training Project © CLP

Meet the conservation leaders of tomorrow

Thu, 09/02/2017
Meet six young conservationists who have become part of the Conservation Leadership Programme and learn how you can become part of it too.
Red-headed Vulture © Shutterstock

Can we bring vultures back to Thailand?

Wed, 08/02/2017
Thailand no longer has any resident vultures - food shortages and hunting led to their extinction years ago. But an ambitious reintroduction project could change that...
Children learning about wetlands on Monavale Vlei © BLZ

Conserving Harare's wetlands for sustainable...

Wed, 08/02/2017
BirdLife Zimbabwe and COSMO have worked hand in hand to advocate for the preservation of all of Harare`s wetlands and, specifically, to preserve Monavale Vlei.
Louisa Kabobah (far right) standing with school children © GWS

Ghana Wildlife Society wins Action of the Year...

Wed, 08/02/2017
Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS) has been announced the winner of the 2016 Action of the Year contest, for its submission - "A walk with Swallows".

Indigenous landscapes: ancient production in...

Tue, 07/02/2017
In the olive groves of Izmir, farmers are using innovative cultivation techniques that fully respect the rhythms of local ecosystems.

One Million People 4 Soil

Tue, 07/02/2017
Tiziano Cattaneo (People4Soil) and Gui Xi Young (BirdLife) explain why the EU has a duty to preserve one of Europe’s most important natural resources: soil.