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Re-COP - Day 1 at the Paris COP21 summit on...

Mon, 30/11/2015
We're blogging from inside the COP21 summit in Paris - follow our updates here.

The Messengers - what birds tell us about the...

Fri, 27/11/2015
BirdLife International and Audubon's joint report on climate change has been published, detailing the severity of the threats of climate change, but also the nature-based solutions.

Birds are the neglected victims of global warming...

Thu, 19/11/2015
Research shows how birds in the UK are struggling (and often failing) to adapt to climate change.

The Messengers: Preview our upcoming climate...

Thu, 19/11/2015
A preview of the report by Birdlife International and Audubon on the threats and solutions for nature and people.

'We cherish, nurture and protect life......

Thu, 19/11/2015
Patricia Zurita (CEO of BirdLife International) and David Yarnold (president and CEO of the National Audubon Society/BirdLife in the US) present 'The Messengers', BirdLife International's climate change report.

Italy is creating a 'nature network'...

Thu, 19/11/2015
Lipu (BirdLife in Italy) is part of the LIFE TIB project to connect various habitat and create new ones for species escaping rising temperatures and man-made sprawls.

Using nature to help nature adapt to climate...

Thu, 19/11/2015
BirdLife in the Netherlands and the Dutch government are connecting the country's various natural habitats to prevent species extinctions as global temperatures rise.

Using bioenergy may not be as green as it seems

Thu, 19/11/2015
Read why it's being called the "accounting error" causing global warming, and how using biofuels could be more harmful than fossil fuels.

Battling global warming with Belarussian bogs

Thu, 19/11/2015
Swamps are associated with more than just scary films. BirdLife in Belarus is working with the government to restore 51.000 ha of wetlands to combat climate change. Read how and why here.

Climate change's double whammy: Why we...

Thu, 05/11/2015
Storms and rising sea levels are only the tip of the iceberg.

Climate cheese: Menu changes to fight global...

Wed, 04/11/2015
Anywhere from 14-50% of greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, but its decarbonisation is not on the EU agenda. Here's why and what needs to be done.

Over 310,000 seedlings to mitigate the local...

Tue, 27/10/2015
The Association pour la Conservation de la Nature au Rwanda (ACNR), the BirdLife International partner in Rwanda, plus other partners in the region work together to enhance climate change resilience in the Lake Kivu Basin by applying the CRAG approach.

Birdwatchers unravel effects of climate change on...

Thu, 22/10/2015
New details on how birds respond to climate change have been revealed by thousands of volunteer bird watchers all over Europe, according to a study BirdLife International has contributed to.

Natura 2000, a haven for seabirds in simmering...

Fri, 26/06/2015
Our seas are becoming warmer and acidified, extreme weather events are whipping them into a turbulent frenzy. European seabirds are in trouble, but Natura 2000 may offer a much needed haven to help them cope with this onslaught.

Why the Emission Trading Scheme damages nature

Thu, 09/04/2015

ETS falsely considers all bioenergy to be good for the climate.

Addressing climate change: why biodiversity...

Thu, 19/06/2014
A new policy report looks at the relationships between climate change adaptation and mitigation with biodiversity conservation.

Forest & Bird disappointed at climate change...

Sat, 01/09/2012
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) is dismayed at the High Court decision that says the effects on climate change cannot be considered under the Resource Management Act...

Foiling climate change

Sun, 01/04/2012
After seeding the sea with iron filings to create a carbon sink, and giant mirrors which reflect the sun’s heat back into space, comes a new geo-engineering solution which aims to maintain penguin breeding colonies in the Antarctic at their optimum temperature.