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Hot off the Press! ‘European Birds of...

Mon, 22/05/2017
BirdLife unveils its latest publication, ‘European Birds of Conservation Concern’, in Parma Italy.
Natura 2000 © SEO/BirdLife

Europe celebrates ‘Natura 2000 Day’!

Mon, 22/05/2017
As Europeans celebrate their first official ‘Natura 2000 Day’, Asunción Ruiz, director of SEO/BirdLife Spain, explains why “the planet needs Europe’.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 8

Fri, 19/05/2017
This week's edition of the 'The Bird Bulletin' is in celebratory mood as the EU officially declares May 21st NATURA 2000 DAY!
Cherry-throated Tanager © Ciro Albino

Ravaged by deforestation - but a new refuge...

Wed, 17/05/2017
A newly-created nature reserve in Brazil's ravaged Atlantic Forest will protect one of the last strongholds of the highly-threatened Cherry-throated Tanager.

Five neat tricks to keep your cat from attacking...

Wed, 17/05/2017
Nature Canada’s Cats & Birds campaign shows you how to wean your pet moggy off outdoor living - a lifestyle change that will save the lives of both birds and cats.

The guardians of Africa's largest lake

Tue, 16/05/2017
Locals are rallying together to protect Lake Victoria's valuable wetlands and its inhabitants from traffickers and other dangers.
Commissioner Phil Hogan and the Living Land coalition

Well over 250,000 citizens and 600 organisations...

Mon, 15/05/2017
Civil society sends a strong message to the European Commission: the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy is in dire need of a fundamental rethink.
The Cross River Gorilla is a rare and iconic species photo © WCS

Ray of hope for endangered Cross River Gorilla in...

Mon, 15/05/2017
Collaborative conservation efforts required to preserve biodiversity and save threatened species like the Cross River gorilla, one of Africa's most endangered apes.
Hooded Grebes are threatened by the construction of two dams © Juan María Raggio

Stop killing the river: New documentary on the...

Fri, 12/05/2017
A new documentary, Killing the River, reveals how the planned construction of two hydroelectric dams is threatening the ecosystem of Argentina’s last glacial river.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 7

Fri, 12/05/2017
This week's edition of 'The Bird Bulletin' featuring record-breaking Ruffs, love-struck White storks and a recipe for nature-friendly food and farming for Europe!
Traditional clam-sifting with an industrial backdrop in Seocheon, South Korea © Seocheon County

This Korean recipe could save Piper

Thu, 11/05/2017
On an island renowned for its seafood and shorebirds, life depends on the mud's bounty. Can culinary and birdwatching tourism save Yubudo from industrial development?
Women conservationists involved in CEPF funded projects © Anthony Ochieng

Female conservationists agree to bridge gender...

Wed, 10/05/2017
Women in conservation involved in CEPF funded projects in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot meet in Rwanda.

Migration: A long-distance love story

Tue, 09/05/2017
For 15 years, a lovestruck stork has faithfully returned from South Africa to his disabled amore in Croatia - but the trip is dangerous and one year he may not return.
The new app is available on Android and iOS © Aves Argentinas

Discover the birds of Argentina with this new...

Tue, 09/05/2017
Planning a trip to Argentina but don’t know their birds yet? Aves Argentinas' new mobile app has just been launched and will make it easier than ever to identify them.
Ruffs are known for their impressive displays during spring © Dzmitry Yakubovich

Record-breaking 120,000 Ruffs counted in Belarus

Mon, 08/05/2017
Birdwatchers were delighted by the thousands of Ruffs that gathered at the end of April in Turau Meadow, Belarus.
The team used on-shore lights to beckon the mysterious Beck's Petrel

Major breakthrough in attempt to unlock secrets...

Fri, 05/05/2017
An intrepid BirdLife Pacific team has finally managed to capture and tag a Beck’s Petrel – one of the world’s rarest and least-known birds.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 6

Fri, 05/05/2017
Welcome to the latest edition of The Bird Bulletin – our Friday news brief with bite-sized updates from across Europe & Central Asia.

Cyprus songbird slaughter: UK Government responds...

Wed, 03/05/2017
Over 800,000 birds were killed on the UK's military bases in Cyprus last Autumn. With efforts to stem the slaughter floundering, the MoD has responded to an online petition