News Marine Conservation

The Living Infinite

Wed, 16/08/2017
In the editorial of the special 'marine' edition of our Europe & Central Asia newsletter, Christopher Sands casts his eyes to the ocean.

Journey to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Fri, 11/08/2017
Marguerite Tarzia chronicles her crossing of the north Atlantic aboard the research vessel RRS Discovery!

Dire Straits - is Europe protecting its seabirds?

Wed, 07/06/2017
A new scientific paper, spearheaded by our Head of Conservation, Iván Ramírez, has been published in the peer-reviewed journal ‘Marine Policy’.

Permission to come aboard Captain!

Tue, 13/12/2016
Bruna Campos & Marguerite Tarzia – Policy Officer and Conservation Officer in the BirdLife ECA Marine team – wish seabirds a safe flight over the perilous oceans.

World’s largest protected marine area to shelter...

Fri, 28/10/2016
BirdLife International welcomes the news that the pristine waters of Ross Sea, Antartica, will become the world’s largest protected marine area.

How the fishing sector and environmental NGOs...

Tue, 29/09/2015
The RSPB's Euan Dunn explains how it all began 20 years ago, when fishing became about more than just the fish.

Why protected areas matter

Mon, 06/07/2015
An off limit beach isn’t there to offend it’s a special place that has been set aside for the conservation of some animal, plant, or habitat.

BirdLife Partners working across the...

Fri, 20/02/2015

Seabird and marine conservation experts are gathering this week in Hammamet, Tu

Experts meet in Montreal to 'talk...

Mon, 30/04/2012
Delegates from 193 countries are preparing recommendations for the next Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of Parties (COP) in October in India.

New Zealand must wake up to oil spill dangers

Wed, 12/10/2011
Forest & Bird have said the unfolding oil spill disaster in the Bay of Plenty is a stark warning about the potential catastrophe that could result from deep sea oil drilling in our waters.