News VBN

How local communities can save endangered birds...

Tue, 03/05/2016
How does a national conservation organisation with just one office protect wetlands all over the country?

Shea, shea everywhere, but no insects left to eat

Wed, 09/03/2016
The protection of shea trees in northern Africa against intensive farming is not the win-win situation for birds and people that it may seem.

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.

The numbers are in for Euro Birdwatch 2015

Tue, 06/10/2015
The staggering count of migratory birds from this year's birdwatching festival, plus its rare species sightings.

The Wadden Sea is in danger, says first-ever...

Mon, 28/09/2015
This Natura 2000 and UNESCO World Heritage Site is used by 12 million migratory birds every year, but unlike the other birds that use the flyway, their numbers are dropping.

Everything you need to know about Euro Birdwatch...

Fri, 28/08/2015
All about the event, plus: how you can witness the wonders of bird migration.

Living on the Edge: protecting and restoring...

Sun, 16/09/2012
Birds and people depend on natural resources for their survival. The intricate link between people and their environment is especially apparent in the Sahel, with its millions of people (and hundreds of millions of goats), its unpredictable rainfall, and the increasing pressure on wetlands, trees and grasslands which are also used by billions of migratory and Afrotropical birds.

VBN funds expansion of migratory shorebird...

Thu, 31/05/2012
Vogelbescherming Nederland (VBN, BirdLife in The Netherlands) and WWF-Netherlands are funding a new chair in migratory bird ecology at the University of Groningen.