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Grandes aves marinas como el albatros errante se salvarán gracias a las nuevas medidas del gobierno argentino © vladsilver/Shutterstock

Una luz de esperanza para las aves marinas

Tue, 21/03/2017
Una nueva luz de esperanza se abrió la semana pasada para las grandes aves marinas cuando Argentina estableció el uso de medidas para evitar su muerte en pesquerías.
Collared lemur from Tsitongambarika, Madagascar, are set to benefit © nickgarbutt.com

From Rutland to the world

Tue, 21/03/2017
A record-breaking donation has been presented by Birdfair to BirdLife for protecting threatened sites in Africa and supporting tomorrow's conservation heroes
Portugal © Paulo Santos

237 NGOs join the call for the Europe We Want

Tue, 21/03/2017
European civil society organisations have appealed to EU leaders to show courage in leading the transition to a just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive Europe.
Section of an intact forest in the Guinean Forests © Mariana Cavalho

CEPF investment in West Africa shines spotlight...

Tue, 21/03/2017
Civil society organisations active in the field of natural resource management in Liberia now have a chance to save forests.

Discovery! New plant species in Romania

Tue, 21/03/2017
Introducing Ferula mikraskythiana (Apiaceae), a whole new species of flowering plant recently discovered in Romania.
Tree sparrows are embracing the city life © Minoru Karamatsu

Urban Tree Sparrows: throng in Hong Kong

Mon, 20/03/2017
For people in built-up areas, this bird represents their only interaction with wildlife. A census reveals the Tree Sparrow’s love for air vents, pipes and wall cracks
Field team Victor and Martin collecting tailorbird data © Norbert Cordeiro

New hope for critically endangered Tanzanian...

Fri, 17/03/2017
The Long-billed Forest-warbler, endemic to Tanzania, is now thriving in its natural habitat.
Sokoke Scops Owl © Peter Steward

Mapping the world's most threatened bird...

Wed, 15/03/2017
A new Story Map, produced by BirdLife, highlights vital endangered birding habitats in Africa, and showcases some success stories from Australia.
Roseate Spoonbill in the soon to be National Park of Mar Chiquita © Pablo Rodríguez Merkel

Argentina will have two new National Parks

Tue, 14/03/2017
At the stroke of a pen, the largest saltwater lake of South America, Mar Chiquita, and the nearby Estancia Pinas are now set to become National Parks.
Typical wind turbines for generating energy © Samantha Ralston

Kipeto Wind Energy Project could wipe out...

Tue, 14/03/2017
BirdLife International, Nature Kenya, Kenya Bird of Prey Trust and The Peregrine Fund have collectively expressed concern over a proposal to develop the Kipeto Wind Energy Project.
Kea, the world's only alpine parrot © Dave Buckton

The hunt for the world's only alpine (and...

Fri, 10/03/2017
You need to be sneaky if you want to catch a Kea in the wild. This is how Forest & Bird are searching for the world’s only alpine parrot in Nelson Lakes NP, New Zealand.
Espátula rosada en la laguna Mar Chiquita, Argentina © Pablo Rodríguez Merkel

La Laguna Mar Chiquita se convertirá en Parque...

Thu, 09/03/2017
Mar Chiquita es el mayor lago salino de Sudamérica, un humedal de importancia interancional y ahora en proceso de convertirse el mayor Parque Nacional de Argentina.
Long-billed Curlew © Mark Baird

Curlews in crisis?

Tue, 07/03/2017
New research suggests that the Numeniini - a tribe of large waders including Curlews and Godwits - could be the most endangered birds you've never heard about.
El Charlatán anida en pastizales © Brian E. Small/AGAMI

La importancia de los pastizales en Sudamérica

Mon, 06/03/2017
Cómo BirdLife está avanzando hacia una alianza hemisférica para el aprovechamiento sostenible de los pastizales naturales.
Volunteers have helped rescue wildlife affected by Chile's wildfires © CODEFF

Going through fire and water to save wildlife

Fri, 03/03/2017
An interview dedicated to all of the unrewarded volunteers that continue to help wildlife affected by the worst fires in Chile's modern history.

Why do birds sing?

Fri, 03/03/2017
Trills and chirps, songs of love and warning shrieks, whistles through the wind in mid-flight – but why do birds sing? We decode the secret language of birds.
Cape Gannet © AGAMI/Marten van Dijl

Disentangling the cause of seabird deaths in...

Thu, 02/03/2017
Despite huge success in reducing the incidental catch of seabirds in fishing nets, there’s been reports that an old type of vessel used in South Africa is still posing serious threats to seabirds.

Help us tackle illegal killing of migratory birds...

Wed, 01/03/2017
Large numbers of migratory birds are killed illegally every year and face major threats such as electrocution, poisoning and collision with powerlines.