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BirdLife Partner joins the protest against purse...

Thu, 26/05/2016
In the seas around the Cook Islands, purse seine fishing, especially that associated with Fish Aggregation Devices (FADs), threatens fishing stocks and the health of the marine ecology. BirdLife partner , Te Ipukarea Society joins the protests calling for the ban of these devices by the Cook Island's Government
Yellow Cardinal, Fran Alverja

Bird friendly beef in Porto Alegre’s market

Wed, 25/05/2016
SAVE Brasil has managed to bring bird-friendly beef with the seal of the Grasslands Alliance into Brazilian markets. But why is grass-fed beef such good news for birds?

BirdLife Partners win big at the 2016 Natura 2000...

Tue, 24/05/2016
Three of the six awardees at the event on 23 May come from our network. Read more about their projects here.

A Tribute to Professor Ilkka Hanski, one of the...

Mon, 23/05/2016

Professor Ilkka Hanski born 1953 in Lempäälä, Finland, passed away on Tuesday morning,

These are the first ever photos of the Critically Endangered Blue-eyed Ground-dove © Rafael Bessa

Extremely rare 'Species X' rediscovered...

Mon, 23/05/2016
The blue eyes of an extremely rare bird hadn’t been seen for nearly a century. In one of the most extraordinary stories in Brazilian conservation, a group of researchers have announced the comeback of the Blue-eyed Ground-dove. These are the first ever photos.

مواصلة عملية حصر الطيور المهاجرة والمستوطنة في...

Mon, 23/05/2016
واصل فريق رصد وحماية الطيور بالجمعية الكويتية لحماية البيئة اليوم الاثنين ع
© NCF

Giving verve to Nigeria’s Important Bird and...

Mon, 23/05/2016
As part of its commitment and dedication to the conservation and management of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) within and outside protected areas, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF, BirdLife Partner) has conducted an Annual Water Bird Census at Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands in Yobe and Jigawa States.
The last piece of the puzzle: newly-protected Western Siem Pang forest © Jonathan Eames

Huge protected forest jigsaw completed

Fri, 20/05/2016
One of the most valuable jigsaw pieces in the world has been slotted into place: welcome to Cambodia's Western Siem Pang forest, home to 5 Critically Endangered bird species.

Celebrating the day of 27,000 protected areas

Fri, 20/05/2016
The Natura 2000 network is vital to protecting Europe's most endangered species and habitats. Here's why.

New colony of Dalmatian Pelicans established in...

Fri, 20/05/2016
The second nesting area for the globally threatened species in their native Bulgaria has been 60 years in the making.

New study confirms EU nature laws’ effectiveness

Thu, 19/05/2016
Will it nudge the European Commission to release the results of the 'fitness check' of the Directives and declare them 'fit for purpose'?
Image: Hashim Morsy and Salwa Elhalawany

Shock and… understand: a strategy to end the...

Wed, 18/05/2016
New study reveals over 75% of bird killing and trapping in Egypt is illegal. BirdLife International releases new data on Mediterranean hotspot for illegal bird killing, and shows graphic video on killing methods.

Alexander Rukhaia wins Whitley Award for...

Wed, 18/05/2016
The founder and director of the Society for Nature Conservation in Georgia (SABUKO) is the first person from the country to win the £35,000 in funding.

More than 11,000 ‘Nature Alert’ citizens call on...

Wed, 18/05/2016
The time for waiting is over, people throughout Europe are ‘Nature Alert’ and are calling for action to protect and better implement the EU’s nature laws.

Turkey's Alakır Valley saved from '...

Wed, 18/05/2016
With the courts on the side of nature, the government must now act to preserve this endangered habitat.

Capacity for Conservation platform now available...

Fri, 13/05/2016
Two years ago BirdLife (in collaboration with other leading international NGOs) launched the unique online sharing platform: Capacityforconservation.org. Now, with the launch of a French version of the website, we hope to support BirdLife Partners in francophone countries across the world.

RAMCEA and BirdLife join forces to promote the...

Wed, 11/05/2016
The Ramsar Center for Eastern Africa (RAMCEA) and BirdLife International have joined hands to promote the conservation, sustainable management and wise use of wetlands in the Eastern Africa region.

Kenya wins Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)...

Mon, 09/05/2016
Kenya’s Tana River Delta Land Use Plan (LUP) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) have won a prestigious international award for planning excellence.