News COVID-19

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Anchoring a Green Recovery in São Tomé and...

Tue, 28/07/2020
In wake of the COVID-19, BirdLife is adapting its conservation programmes in São Tomé and Príncipe islands to address the economic and social crisis caused by the pandemic, seeking to herald a green future in this island state.
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We're calling for a healthy planet to be a...

Fri, 10/07/2020
Our most ambitious campaign ever aims to fundamentally transform humanity’s relationship with nature – for the benefit of all. Act now by signing our petition to the UN
Carlos Manuel Rodríguez (GEF) sharing his insight from Latin America © BirdLife

How do we push forward a Green Recovery in a post...

Tue, 07/07/2020
The first of BirdLife's new Green Recovery Webinar Series convened high-profile speakers for a daring discussion on the future of our planet

A family of Danish White-Tailed Sea Eagles...

Wed, 13/05/2020
Imagine: swooping down from the sky, fresh fish between its talons, a White-Tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) lands in its nest to feed its hungry young chicks. And you’re there to see it all, in real time - from the comfort of your own home. Our Danish partner, DOF, has made this a reality.
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Our campaign to make a healthy natural...

Wed, 22/04/2020
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the BirdLife Partnership is launching a bold new campaign to add a new article to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: the right to a healthy natural environment. Find out why this addition is so crucial and read our letter to the UN Secretary-general.
Greater Mouse-eared Bat © C. Robiller / Naturlichter.de

Important update: bats do not spread COVID-19

Thu, 09/04/2020
There have been reports from across the world of bat culling in a misplaced attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19. As an advocate for the protection of all nature, BirdLife is disseminating the following scientific update in order to clarify the facts and end this ecologically damaging practice.
Santa Marta Blossomcrown © Martin Mecranowski / Shutterstock

We are all connected – for worse, but also for...

Mon, 06/04/2020
The rapid spread of Coronavirus has shown us that the world is even more connected than we realised – and that our connections are also the key to facing this emergency together. Could the world’s rallying cry against current crisis be a hopeful sign of the environmental sea change to come?