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The Seabird Bulletin

Fri, 11/08/2017
We’re proud to present ‘The ‘Seabird’ Bulletin’ – a special summer edition of our regular news brief,

Journey to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Fri, 11/08/2017
Marguerite Tarzia chronicles her crossing of the north Atlantic aboard the research vessel RRS Discovery!

The last dance? Critically Endangered grebe’s...

Thu, 10/08/2017
On the remote glacial lagoons of Patagonia, a rare grebe performs a bewitching dance that has been caught on film for the first time. But with invasive predators and proposed dams threatening its existence, how long do we have until the music stops?
Les jeunes apprennent l’importance de préserver les zones humides au Sénégal © Blandine Melis

Afrique de l’ouest: un réseau de centres...

Tue, 08/08/2017

Les aires protégées des zones humides en Afrique de l’Ouest regorgent d’une

Between a rock and a hard place: the birds of Rapa Iti. © Fred Jacq

How we're going to save the little paradise...

Tue, 01/08/2017
The rare native wildlife of a remote island has retreated to a precarious existence on vertical cliffs. An urgent project supported by the 2017 Birdfair is leading the counter-attack against invasive species to save the “little planet” of Rapa Iti.
Eurasian Bittern (male) © HIH Princess Takamado

‘Good or Bad’: Reed Bed

Tue, 01/08/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingahou Magazine, August 2017

Serah Munguti de Nature Kenya reconnue pour le...

Mon, 31/07/2017

Après plusieurs années en première ligne de la coopération avec les communautés, et de

The "Nature Watchdogs" keeping Cyprus...

Thu, 27/07/2017
Each morning, volunteers patrol Cyprus’ most valuable natural habitats in order to keep them in pristine condition. This is their story.
Australasian Bittern, Ohiwa. © Neil Robert Hutton

Seeking the elusive "Swamp Boomers" of...

Mon, 24/07/2017
On a small lake in central Hawke’s Bay, the quest is on to find one of New Zealand’s least understood species before it vanishes forever.
HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco with BirdLife CEO, Patricia Zurita.

Prince of Monaco presented with prestigious...

Fri, 21/07/2017
One good tern deserves another, as they say. At this year's “Summer Dream” evening BirdLife CEO Patricia Zurita proudly presented an Arctic Tern statue to HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, in recognition of his support to BirdLife's cause.
Andros Island, Bahamas © Shutterstock

Using IBAs to uncover America's hidden...

Thu, 20/07/2017
BirdLife Partners in the United States, Bahamas, Belize and Paraguay are clubbing together to promote ecotourism in places where poverty overlaps with IBAs, a pioneering project that will enrich these areas for both people and nature
Part of the naturally zoned area under strict control © Romy Antrobus-Ruth

New Protected Environment Declared in South Africa

Wed, 19/07/2017
Legislation in South Africa makes provision for different categories of formal environmental protection. Nature Reserves and National Parks are the top category and activities in these parks are strictly controlled by legislation.
Gila Woodpecker © kojihirano/Shutterstock

8 incredible bird nests from around the world

Fri, 14/07/2017
When thinking about bird nests, most people may imagine the regular bowl-shaped receptacle of twigs and leaves - but birds’ nesting behaviours are as diverse as their courting rituals.
North and South Mara Water Users Association Leaders Distributing Brochures © Enock Kawira

Environmental protection is vital for Tanzania’s...

Thu, 13/07/2017
The Mara Water Users Association in Tanzania advocate for environmental protection during celebrations of World Environment Day.
 Lesser Flamingo © Gudkov Andrey/ Shutterstock

The deadly lake that gives life to flamingos

Tue, 11/07/2017
Soda ash mining is still a lingering threat to Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania, the most important breeding site in the world for Lesser Flamingos. But a new community-based tourism initiative could save the spectacle of the “pink parade” from disaster.
 Lesser Flamingo © Gudkov Andrey/ Shutterstock

Le lac mortel qui donne vie aux flamants

Tue, 11/07/2017
L’extraction du carbonate de sodium est une menace persistante pour le Lac Natron dans le nord de la Tanzanie, le site de reproduction le plus important au monde pour les Flamants nains. Mais une initiative touristique communautaire pourrait épargner le spectacle de la ‘parade des flamants roses’ du désastre.

Unis pour stopper l’abattage et le commerce...

Fri, 07/07/2017

Des rapports révélateurs sur la complexité des stratégies employées par les braconniers

European goldfinch: The species has become rarer in the Magreb over the past 30 years ©Lumoxg3, Flickr

United to stop illegal killing and trading of...

Fri, 07/07/2017
On 22 June 2017, BirdLife International experts joined more than 80 people representing governments, civil society organisations the convention on migratory species and a network of experts working to stop illegal killing, trapping and trade in wild birds.