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2016 Red List: great news for island endemics,...

Thu, 08/12/2016
Today, the health of the world's 10,000+ bird species was revealed with the publication of the 2016 Red List. There are reasons to cheer, but also reasons for concern.

Victory! - All for Nature, Nature for All

Wed, 07/12/2016
Victory! Today, the European Commission finally announced that they will uphold the benchmark and hugely popular laws that protect Europe’s Nature.
Scarlet Macaw © Alan Wolf

Why is the Red List so important?

Wed, 07/12/2016
Ahead of tonight's unveiling of the 2016 Red List, we take a look at why it is such an invaluable tool for determining conservation priorities.

A dirty day for Europe’s clean dream

Tue, 06/12/2016
This week, the European Commission unveiled its much-hyped Clean Energy package – the map charting Europe’s energy future from 2020 to 2030.
Common Snipe breeds in Belarus © KOO

Belarus to restore over 1000 hectares of peatland

Mon, 05/12/2016
APB BirdLife Belarus is recovering invaluable habitat for raptors, owls and woodpeckers in Białowieża Forest National Park.
Spoon-billed Sandpiper © Kajornyot Wildlife Photography/Shutterstock

One to Watch - Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Fri, 02/12/2016
In our "One to Watch" series, we take a quick look at the status of some of the iconic species we're working on.

Pioneering Sri Lankan bird group turns 40

Fri, 02/12/2016
With FOGSL (BirdLife in Sri Lanka) hitting the big 4-0, we take a closer look at how this seminal group has transformed public perceptions of birds within the country.

Birds and Beyond – Special Protection Areas in...

Fri, 02/12/2016
The EU’s Birds Directive does, in fact, do far more than just protect birds – as it turns out, one small step for birds, is a giant leap for animal-kind more-broadly!
Golden Eagle, Mexico's national bird. © Adrian Berg

Critical conservation summit must not become a...

Thu, 01/12/2016
A little less conversation, a little more action is needed at COP 13 if we're to secure a future for our natural resources.

The loss of a tireless worker for petrels – Bob...

Thu, 01/12/2016
The loss of one of two `petrel detector' dogs is a big setback in the search for the nests of the critically endangered Fiji Petrel
White-shouldered Ibis © Jonathan C. Eames

A Phnom-enal award for our team in Cambodia

Wed, 30/11/2016
BirdLife's Cambodia Programme, which works to save several endangered species from extinction, has received a prestigious award from the biodiverse country’s government.

Meeting of BirdLife’s Pacific partners showcases...

Wed, 30/11/2016
The 2016 BirdLife Pacific Partnership meeting was a celebration of the work and successes of the partners in defending and restoring nature
Dominican charcoal is transported to the main road leading to Port-au-Prince in makeshift sailboats across Lake Azuei © Juan Carlos Castañeda

Adding fuel to a fire

Tue, 29/11/2016
Death By A Thousand Cuts takes us to the heart of Hispaniola, a Caribbean island split between those who protect the forest, and those who cut it down to survive.
Ruddy-headed Geese © Matías Romano

New study reveals alarming decline of Patagonian...

Tue, 22/11/2016
In the early 20th century, tens of thousands of Ruddy-headed Geese crowded the deserts of Patagonia. Today, they have become a rare sight. Worryingly, a new study reveals reintroduction might not be possible.

COP22: Developing nations lead way in the fight...

Tue, 22/11/2016
At the first climate change conference since the landmark Paris Agreement treaty became legally-binding, the pressure was on to turn legislation into real action.

World species are waiting for a serious...

Sun, 20/11/2016
Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing the planet, and current levels o

New vital bird habitat identified in India

Fri, 18/11/2016
Thanks to a project funded by the Conservation Leadership Programme, Papikonda National Park has been declared an Important Bird & Biodiversity Area (IBA).