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Flight of Fancy - Picasso and the dove called...

Fri, 14/10/2016
Flight of Fancy is our new series, examining the history of birds as art.
Igamba Falls on the Malagarasi River, Tanzania ©John Friel

Malagarasi river finds favor with local women

Fri, 14/10/2016
In the Malagarasi River basin in Tanzania, a CEPF-funded project – through the small grants programme managed by BirdLife International – engaged women to help conserve one of the world’s most important parts of the Eastern Afromontane hotspot.
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The search for India's hidden treasures

Thu, 13/10/2016
Out of sight, out of mind? A new study casts a light on the threats faced by the little known grassland specialists that skulk on the fringes of India's tourist trails
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Irreplaceable - Lake Natron, Tanzania

Thu, 13/10/2016
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever...

A small window of opportunity to save the unique...

Thu, 13/10/2016
Restoration of Rapa in French Polynesia will create a sea bird sanctuary if we take the chance

New Zealand’s Department of Conservation help...

Wed, 12/10/2016
Rescuing the Rarotonga Flycatcher from the brink of extinction is one of the great conservation successes of the Cook Islands

Building a future for the Cook Islands'...

Wed, 12/10/2016
Unique kingfisher has a brighter future thanks to a new community management programme promoted by BirdLife Cook Island's partner Te Ipukarea Society
Participants during the training session @Dossa

New strides in data collection between seabirds...

Fri, 07/10/2016
BirdLife International is currently working through the Alcyon Project in order to understand the importance that West African waters have for seabirds.
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Tony Juniper: It's time to change strategy

Thu, 06/10/2016
Moral value or financial value? Author Tony Juniper on why conservationists must understand the way politics and business work in order to win the economic argument.

Lipstick on a pig? The 2nd Cork Declaration on...

Thu, 06/10/2016
In the wake of the 2nd Cork Declaration on Rural Development, Thomas Quinn weighs up the chronic imbalances of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)...
A young chimpanzee in Mahale National Park ©Daniel Rosengren/FZS

The Chimpanzee Motorway - Connecting Forest...

Thu, 06/10/2016
The boundaries of a new proposed Forest Reserve in the Greater Mahale KBA in Tanzania (Eastern Afromontane hotspot) have been approved by the District Authorities.

The hunt for truly green bioenergy? The EU's...

Thu, 06/10/2016
At the end of November, the EU will publish its much anticipated Renewable Energy Package. Sini Eräjää explains how the case of bioenergy...
Grey Parrot © Ken Schwarz

CITES round-up: the world speaks up for the...

Wed, 05/10/2016
The most important wildlife trade summit in years resulted in big wins for threatened species such as the African Grey and the Helmeted Hornbill.

Carpe Naturam! A call on Vice-President...

Wed, 05/10/2016
First Vice-President Timmermans put his best foot forward in New York last week. In championing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals...

Fly away with me: the new Species Action Plan...

Wed, 05/10/2016
The LIFE EuroSAP project: ten European countries, three years and one clear goal – halting the population decline of sixteen species of iconic European birds...

Bird Camp Besh 2016 – engaging young people in...

Wed, 05/10/2016
Bird Camp Besh 2016 – four days of birding in one of the most spectacular migration bottlenecks in Europe. From 16 to 19 September, 27 young naturalists camped by...

Wings over Israel: conservation challenges &...

Wed, 05/10/2016
Israel is one of the most important bird migration bottlenecks in the world. Twice a year, when the call of warmer climes springs nature into action...

The Hunt for Green October

Wed, 05/10/2016
Autumn is truly here – birds yearn to fly south but are anxious to do so until knowing that the Nature Directives, so critical to protect them during their travels...