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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.
Black-tailed Gull © Noriko Hisamatsu

Japan is home to one third of all seabirds - so...

Tue, 07/02/2017
For the first time, Japan's most vital breeding, nesting and feeding seabird sites have been identified - the first step towards awarding them protected status.
Young kestrel © Anna Kogut

Resist the call of the cute

Mon, 06/02/2017
What should you do when you see a baby bird on the ground? It is hard to resist the urge to rescue. Often people intervene when in fact most chicks should be left alone.
 Forest fires that are battering central and southern Chile © Shutterstock

‘Worst ever’ forest fires ravage Chile’s wildlife

Fri, 03/02/2017
Wild animals are fleeing the forests towards inhabited areas in search of food and shelter as forest fires batter central and southern Chile.

Dove Step

Fri, 03/02/2017
Miguel López (SEO-BirdLife) tells us how one man’s determined mission to save the Turtle Dove is taking him on an epic hike across Europe.

Bird-Friendly Beef – Tales from the Southern Cone

Fri, 03/02/2017
Nicolas Marchand takes us to the grasslands of South America where gauchos work with BirdLife to rear ‘bird-friendly beef’.
Los incendios en el centro y sur de Chile están afectando a la fauna silvestre © CODEFF

Incendios forestales en Chile y su afectación a...

Thu, 02/02/2017
CODEFF (BirdLife Chile) necesita tu ayuda para cuidar de los animales afectados por los incendios que afectan el país.
Beautiful Kingfisher graffiti are decorating Valozhyn, Belarus © Y. Lisitsa

Why is this Belarusian town covered in...

Thu, 02/02/2017
A successful project by APB (BirdLife Belarus) aims to engage people to love nature by electing birds that will represent their districts.

No Moules-Frites for French Gulls

Thu, 02/02/2017
Laureline Chassaing & Pauline Loubat from LPO tell us about their efforts to help mussel farmers protect their stocks from hungry gulls on the island of Olèron

Protected zones offer refuge for Cambodia’s...

Thu, 02/02/2017
A newly-approved plan to zone Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary aims to protect its most vital habitats and species from threats including logging, encroachment and hunting.

Irreplaceable: Mar Chiquita Lake, Argentina

Wed, 01/02/2017
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever...

Mute Swans make the Maltese headlines

Wed, 01/02/2017
Jessica Irwin fills us in on the latest ‘celebrity’ sensation to grip Malta – a flock of Mute Swans that have sought refuge from the recent cold snap.
Children participating in the waterbird count ©BirdLife International

Children taught to identify and count birds in...

Wed, 01/02/2017
BirdLife International experts and other conservation stakeholders in Senegal have given kids the opportunity to develop a lasting interest in bird science.
Barnacle Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

Early Morning Light

Wed, 01/02/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, February2017
Vultures feeding on a carcass at an IBA site on a farm in Chisamba, Zambia, now being targeted as a Vulture Safe Zone ©BWZ

Helping farmers create a safe haven for vultures...

Fri, 27/01/2017
In a bid to secure a safe haven for vultures, BirdWatch Zambia has educated farm owners, managers and workers within the Chisamba IBA to protect natural habitats from man-made threats.
Brown Booby © Gillian Holliday

Protecting the majestic seabirds of West Africa

Thu, 26/01/2017
Alcyon is a fabulous seabird, with plaintive song, considered a good omen by Greeks and poets because according to legend it only builds its nest on a calm sea.

The King of the Dawn

Thu, 26/01/2017
Awaken to the sound of the rooster. Hard work and good fortunes are ahead. Celebrate the Chinese New Year by recognising the only bird in the Chinese zodiac.