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The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 3

Fri, 07/04/2017
Kick start your weekend with ‘what a little bird told me!’
Penguins are the second most threatened group of seabirds after albatrosses. In the photo, King Penguins © O. Prince/princeimages.co.uk

Protect a penguin today

Fri, 07/04/2017
Penguins are among the world’s most charming and recognisable birds but from south pole to equator a web of threats is seeing them slide ever-closer towards extinction.
Stunning panoramic of Flamingos at Lake Bogoria © Anthony Ochieng

Volunteer conservationists draw attention to Lake...

Fri, 07/04/2017
Lake Bogoria is a great attraction for tourists, but it is also an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area, hosting flocks of Lesser Flamingos and hot springs.
Ostrich in the evening sun © Govorov Evgeny

Welcome to the all-new BirdLife Africa monthly...

Thu, 06/04/2017

Welcome to the all-new BirdLife Africa monthly newsletter.

“Waterbird’s paradise” shortlisted for World...

Wed, 05/04/2017
14 sites across the Yellow Sea of China are to be considered for World Heritage status – fantastic news for endangered migratory birds such as the Spoon-billed Sandpiper.

“Stop the Killing”: Lebanese President speaks out...

Wed, 05/04/2017
Lebanon's President Aoun has made a heartfelt pledge to prevent the annual slaughter of the thousands of migratory birds who fly over the country twice a year.

Green Shoots for rewilding

Wed, 05/04/2017
On 23 March 2017, a coalition of five organisations kicked off a new initiative to strengthen the EU ecological restoration agenda...
Un pescador remando por las marismas de Irak © Nature Iraq

Conservación en tiempos de guerra

Tue, 04/04/2017
Entrevistamos a Azzam Alwash, el hombre que dejó una vida de lujos en los EE.UU. para regresar a su Irak natal y restaurar los humedales del país a su antiguo esplendor.
Salt is collected by 30 women who take turns daily from November to June © Blandine Mélis

Women are changing landscapes in Senegal

Tue, 04/04/2017
There is no shortage of ideas for these courageous women who want to invest more in the conservation of Senegal's Kalissaye Ornithological Reserve.
La fleur de sel est recueillie par 30 femmes qui se relaient quotidiennement de novembre à juin © Blandine Mélis

Des femmes actives dans la mangrove

Tue, 04/04/2017
Les idées ne manquent pas pour les femmes de Kalissaye au Sénégal, qui veulent s’investir davantage dans la conservation de cette importante aire protégée.
Red-headed Vulture © Jonathan Eames

One quarter of Bangladesh is safe from recently...

Mon, 03/04/2017
After successfully banning two drugs poisonous to vultures, Bangladesh is leading the way in Asian vulture conservation, and moving towards banning a third
Training using improved cassava stems on improved methods of planting cassava ©NCF

Saving forests and farms in Nigeria

Mon, 03/04/2017
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), under the GEF-SGP, has adopted an integrated forest management approach to enhance the economy of three selected forest-edge communities in Cross River State.

And the winner is...THE BIRDS!

Mon, 03/04/2017
On 28 March race teams from all around the world united in the migration hotspot of Eilat, Israel...
Barnacle Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

Rearing Chicks in Northern Europe

Sat, 01/04/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, April 2017
Children learning about wetlands on Monavale Vlei © BLZ

Zimbabwe's life-giving wetlands saved from...

Fri, 31/03/2017
BirdLife's Zimbabwean Partner has helped halt the conversion of one of Harare's most vital wetlands to flats - a big win both for the capital's nature, and its people

Nature needs Action (Plan) Heroes

Fri, 31/03/2017
The snowdrops and crocuses are in bloom – living mosaics of colour signalling that spring has officially sprung here in Brussels.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 2

Fri, 31/03/2017
Welcome to the second edition of ‘The Bird Bulletin’. Every Friday, we’ll bring you bite-sized updates from all across Europe & Central Asia.
Ranchers take part in the Grasslands Alliance to conserve this unique ecosystem © David Wege

Conserving the natural grasslands of South America

Thu, 30/03/2017
As agriculture, forestry, roads & urbanization brought economic development to the vast grasslands of South America, the area of this important ecosystem was reduced by half. Luckily, ranchers and conservationists are joining forces to save these vital lands.