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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
The M13 griffon vulture after release © Rachid El Khalmichi

Freed from abuse, maltreated bird flourishes in...

Tue, 02/05/2017
GREPOM, the BirdLife Partner in Morocco, helps to free mistreated Griffon Vulture.
The Kigali Office © BirdLife

BirdLife opens new office in Rwanda

Fri, 28/04/2017
BirdLife International has opened a brand new office in Rwanda as part of its growing network in Africa that seeks to provide locally-relevant solutions required to significantly reduce or reverse biodiversity loss, and conserve birds.

The caged bird sings

Fri, 28/04/2017
As Angelo Caserta, Director of BirdLife Europe & Central Asia, examines the role of environmental organisations in civil society.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 5, The Penguin Edition

Fri, 28/04/2017
Welcome to a very special ‘Penguin’ edition of ‘The Bird Bulletin’ our new weekly news brief.

Closing Space: An environmental funder’s reaction

Thu, 27/04/2017
Florence Miller provides examines how the closing space for civil society is impacting 'green funding' in the UK.

An interview with Frans Timmermans

Thu, 27/04/2017
In an exclusive interview with BirdLife, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, answers our questions on the future of Europe.

Paradise lost: the devastation of Białowieża...

Wed, 26/04/2017
Jarosław Krogulec, Head of Conservation at OTOP (BirdLife Poland) recounts the tragic devastation Białowieża Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A renaissance of civil society

Tue, 25/04/2017
Danilo Selvaggi, Director of LIPU (BirdLife Italy), makes a passionate case for why both Europe and the environment desperately need a ‘renaissance’ of civil society.

Every penguin, ranked: which species are we most...

Mon, 24/04/2017
10 of the world’s 18 species of penguin are threatened with extinction. Discover where they live, and the threats they face, in this illustrated list of the world’s species
Western Sandpiper © Glenn Bartley/AGAMI

45% of Arctic shorebirds are disappearing - here...

Fri, 21/04/2017
45% of Arctic-nesting shorebirds are decreasing. The Pacific Americas Shorebird Conservation Strategy aims to identify the threats and develop strategies to save them.
Human activity in São Tomé and Príncipe is causing biodiversity loss © Mariana Cavalho

Biodiversity hit by depletion in West Africa...

Fri, 21/04/2017
Intensified pressure on natural resources by human beings is having a damaging effect on biodiversity in the Guinean Forests of West Africa hotspot.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 4

Fri, 21/04/2017
Welcome to the latest edition of ‘The Bird Bulletin’ – our new weekly news brief with we’ll bring you bite-sized updates from across Europe & Central Asia.
Tucán andino pechigris © Martin Mecnarowski/Shutterstock

Bienvenidos al nuevo boletín de BirdLife en las...

Thu, 20/04/2017
Cada mes les presentaremos los logros y dificultades con los que nos encontramos en el mundo de la conservación de la naturaleza.
Plate-billed Mountain Toucan (Near Threatened), native to Colombia and Ecuador © Martin Mecnarowski/Shutterstock

Welcome to the Americas Newsletter

Thu, 20/04/2017
Every month we will feature trials, triumphs, and stories of promise from the world of nature conservation.
El colibrí de garganta rubí © Steve Byland

Plantemos especies autóctonas para ayudar a las...

Thu, 20/04/2017
A finales del año pasado, Audubon (BirdLife en EE.UU.) lanzó el programa Plants for Birds (Plantas para las aves), que anima a los estadounidenses a plantar especies autóctonas en beneficio de las aves.
Kayaking Balkan rivers to protest against the Balkan dam boom © Balkan Rivers Tour

Protecting the pristine: Europe's last truly...

Thu, 20/04/2017
Cameras, kayaks, test tubes, tree saplings, and lawyers: this is how civil society is coming together to save the blue gem of the Balkans