News Interview

Jane Alexander interview BirdLife

“We all have to become conservationists”: our...

Mon, 18/06/2018
Jane Alexander is an acclaimed actress, author and an impassioned birder who is also a member of BirdLife’s Global Advisory Group. Here, she talks to us about how acting got her into birding, and how the new generation gives her hope.
The couple ran 6,504 miles (10,467km) in 15 months © Katharine & David Lowrie

Meet the couple who ran the length of South...

Mon, 11/06/2018
We interview Katharine Lowrie: part of a record-breaking couple who sailed the Atlantic to begin an ultra-marathon through South America, all to raise money and awareness for wildlife and wild places.
Arjan holding a Sclater's Crowned-pigeon in Papua New Guinea, that he bought in order to save and release © Laurens Steijn

Meet the man with the record for most bird...

Tue, 24/04/2018
Interview: Arjan Dwarshuis owns the world record for the number of bird species spotted in a single year. He has some interesting tales to tell...
The Saffron-cowled Blackbird is one of 12 globally threatened bird species that will benefit from this initiative

Uruguay's first batch of bird-friendly beef...

Fri, 10/11/2017
In South America, large swathes of grassland habitat have been lost to cattle ranching, a profession that millions depend upon for their livelihoods. But we're striving to find a solution that works for everyone, and our latest milestone comes in the form of Uruguay's first grassland-friendly beef.

What is life like as a member of the Albatross...

Wed, 30/08/2017
Nahuel Chavez has worked with the Albatross Task Force since 2009 to save seabirds in fisheries off the coast of Argentina. It is estimated that around 13,500 black-browed albatross are killed in the trawl fleets every year.
Captive Spix's Macaw © Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation

The Spix Mystery: one year later

Mon, 19/06/2017
We interview 16 year old Damilys Oliveira, the girl who spotted and filmed a Spix's Macaw in the wild a year ago today.

An interview with Frans Timmermans

Thu, 27/04/2017
In an exclusive interview with BirdLife, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, answers our questions on the future of Europe.