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World’s largest protected marine area to shelter...

Fri, 28/10/2016
BirdLife International welcomes the news that the pristine waters of Ross Sea, Antartica, will become the world’s largest protected marine area.
Southern Cassowary © A. Drauglis

13 birds that aren't for the faint of heart

Fri, 28/10/2016
With Halloween around the corner, we take a look at some of the more spook-tacular corners of the wonderfully diverse bird family.

Visiting Europe’s ‘Vulture Kingdom’ – welcome to...

Fri, 28/10/2016
Sometimes, I’m very lucky. As a biologist who has gradually migrated from the often harsh, yet beautiful, conditions of fieldwork to the (even tougher!) environment of

The Promised Land – sustainable agriculture...

Fri, 28/10/2016
Sam Lee-Gammage, Senior Policy Officer with the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK), explains why the EU must ‘lead us to the promised land’ – a sustainable food & farming future

The Bearded Vulture – plumes of prophesy?

Fri, 28/10/2016
Pascal Orabi, coordinator of the LIFE GYPCONNECT conservation project, explains how the Raptors Task Force at LPO (BirdLife in France) is working to reconnect...
Black Rhino © Gerry Zambonini

What should drive conservation action: morals or...

Tue, 25/10/2016
In The Debate, we explore the two sides of top conservation issues through articles written by leading experts in the field. In today's debate, our experts discuss Moral value vs. Dollar value in nature conservation.
How does pollution affect birds? © Carsten Medom Madsen

What’s the solution to air pollution?

Tue, 25/10/2016
Like the canary in the coal mine, wild birds are always the first to notice.

Solar power ready to light up Mujib Biosphere...

Tue, 25/10/2016
The Royal Society for The Conservation of Nature (RSCN) and in cooperation with the W
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 settle down to roost for the night. Yet for others, the day is just beginning.
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
lesser flamingo tanzania

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