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Une carcasse d’éléphant empoisonnée tue 94...

Tue, 04/07/2017

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Site of poisoned vultures and elephant carcass © Hugo van der Westhuizen

Poisoned elephant carcass kills 94 critically...

Tue, 04/07/2017
Ninety four critically endangered White Backed vultures have been reported dead after feeding on a poisoned elephant carcass recently in Zimbabwe.
Fiordland Penguin "Tawaki" © Richard Robinson

Penguins of the remote rainforest

Tue, 04/07/2017
Grab a kayak, hiking boots and become an expert at crawling through rocks if you want to discover New Zealand's hidden Fiordland Penguins, or "tawaki". But why are they going hungry?
A Little Penguin runs underneath a parked car while returning to its nest in Oamaru, New Zealand. © Richard Robinson

The unusual urban lives of New Zealand's...

Mon, 03/07/2017
Tucked away in rainforests, rocky crevices or under parked cars, these hidden (and not-so-well-hidden) birds are having a rough ride. Welcome to New Zealand, home to one third of the world’s penguins
El gorila del río Cross es una especie rara y emblemática © WCS

Un rayo de esperanza para el amenazado gorila del...

Fri, 30/06/2017
El gorila del río Cross es una subespecie de gorila occidental que puede encontrarse en selvas tropicales y subtropicales de entre Nigeria y Camerún.
El equipo utilizó luces desde tierra para atraer al Petrel de Beck © Andre Raine

Importante avance para desvelar los secretos de...

Fri, 30/06/2017
Un equipo de BirdLife logró finalmente capturar y marcar un Petrel de Beck, una de las aves más raras y menos conocidas del mundo. Se espera que 'Pato', nos desvele sus zonas de cría, aún desconocidas, lo que proporcionará información esencial para proteger a esta rara especie.
Exercise time © EAM RIT

Conservation in a Social Context

Fri, 30/06/2017
Biodiversity conservation is ultimately a social process. CEPF grantees in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot learned how to work better with people to protect nature more effectively.

Eat Prey Love VULTURES

Fri, 30/06/2017
Christopher Sands explains why vultures are so misunderstood. This article is the editorial of the June edition of the BirdLife Europe & Central Asia newsletter. Read it here in full.
Wandering Albatross © Prince Images

Towards seabird-safe fisheries, global efforts...

Thu, 29/06/2017
The RSPB and BirdLife International have produced a new publication that presents some of the remarkable efforts fisheries have made on a global scale to tackle seabird bycatch.

Ban Vet Diclofenac!

Thu, 29/06/2017
Today, we launch a new international campaign in Spain, Portugal and Italy that aims to ban the drug that could wipe out Europe’s vultures… just as it has already nearly done in Asia.
© Condado de Seocheon

La receta coreana para salvar al correlimos

Tue, 27/06/2017
En la costa oeste de Corea del Sur, resiste un preciado fangal en mitad de una costa poblada de cemento y de hormigón. Contamos la historia de la isla de Yubu, de su renombrada cocina y de sus millones de aves.
Klepetan y Malena en Croacia © Stjepan Vokic

Amor a distancia

Tue, 27/06/2017
Desde hace 15 años, sin fallar uno solo, una cigüeña ha volado fielmente desde su zona de invernada en Sudáfrica hasta el mismo tejado de Croacia para reunirse con su amor, incapacitada para viajar por un disparo ilegal.

Big Brother is BIRD-Watching YOU!

Sat, 24/06/2017
Nature is but a click away with these amazing live bird cams run by BirdLife’s partners across Europe & Central Asia. Storks, eagles, kestrels - you name it! Our Head of Conservation, Iván Ramírez tells us more…
Serah speaks about her work at Tana River Delta © NatureKenya

Nature Kenya’s Serah Munguti recognised for Tusk...

Fri, 23/06/2017
After several years on the frontline working with communities and campaigning for the conservation of Kenya’s biodiverse Tana River Delta, Serah Munguti, Advocacy Manager of BirdLife International’s Partner in Kenya was shortlisted as finalist for the fifth annual Tusk Award.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 12

Fri, 23/06/2017
Science fiction or science fact? Read today's Bird Bulletin for tales of alien invasions and visions of the future!

'Mighty oaks from little acorns grow'

Fri, 23/06/2017
Our partners BirdLife Cyprus, BirdLife Malta and LIPU (Italy) have worked together very productively in the initial phases of a project to reduce illegal trapping of birds in the Mediterranean.
Wandering Albatross © Oli Prince

How we're saving the kings of the ocean

Thu, 22/06/2017
It has been another busy year for the Albatross Task Force, and our teams have made good progress in achieving their objectives towards reducing the bycatch of vulnerable seabirds in some of the world’s most deadly fisheries.
© Patrick Phelps

Protecting Tawaki, the rainforest penguin

Wed, 21/06/2017
Fiordland Penguins, also known as Tawaki, are about to arrive on New Zealand’s West Coast beaches.