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An Endangered Yellow-eyed Penguin found dead in the net of a fishing trawler © Ministry of Fisheries, New Zealand

Tangled and drowned: new study links penguin...

Thu, 30/11/2017
Every year, an estimated 400,000 seabirds worldwide are killed after getting unintentionally snared in gillnets while diving for food. A new review highlights that even penguins – the master swimmers of the avian world – aren’t safe from their clutches, and pinpoints where the threat is most acute.
© Patrick Phelps

Protecting Tawaki, the rainforest penguin

Wed, 21/06/2017
Fiordland Penguins, also known as Tawaki, are about to arrive on New Zealand’s West Coast beaches.
Southern Rockhopper © Galyna Andrushko

I can’t believe we still have to raise funds to...

Tue, 20/06/2017
Rory Crawford, BirdLife International Marine Programme Manager, blogs about BirdLife's latest work to save penguins from extinction.
Penguins are the second most threatened group of seabirds after albatrosses. In the photo, King Penguins © O. Prince/princeimages.co.uk

Protect a penguin today

Fri, 07/04/2017
Penguins are among the world’s most charming and recognisable birds but from south pole to equator a web of threats is seeing them slide ever-closer towards extinction.