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Albatross researcher on Bird Island

Living with albatrosses: Bird Island human stars- Part one

Wed, 18/12/2019
If you have been following along with #AlbatrossStories and watching the nest cams of Greta, you will have seen the extreme changeability of sub-Antarctic weather. We spoke with Alex Dodds, of British Antarctic Survey, living and working on Bird Island, to get her story about living with albatross.
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Making Japan’s expanding renewable energy sector bird-safe

Wed, 18/12/2019
Like many countries, Japan is making great strides in renewable energy – but at what cost? BirdLife supports sustainable energy sources – but it’s important to locate structures like wind farms out of harm’s way. Read how our Japanese Partner is using science and advocacy to change national decisions.
Indian Skimmers © Dhairya Jhaveri

Meet the river guardians watching over Indian Skimmers’ besieged nests

Tue, 17/12/2019
In India, an innovative community conservation experiment is helping to safeguard the globally threatened Indian Skimmer’s nesting colonies from free-ranging dogs and trampling cattle.
Straw-headed Bulbul pair © Pixabay

A new action plan to keep the Straw-headed Bulbul singing

Mon, 16/12/2019
Captured from the wild for its beautiful voice, the Straw-headed Bulbul is now Critically Endangered. But at its final stronghold in Singapore, a new collaboration between NGOs, governments and businesses could help it to stage a comeback.
The Greater Green Leafbird is now Endangered © vil.sandi / Flickr

7 things you might have missed from the 2019 Red List update

Fri, 13/12/2019
Every year, our scientists work around the clock to update the threat status of birds on the IUCN Red List of threatened species. While the amazing recovery of the Guam Rail might have taken centre stage, 2019 heralded plenty more important discoveries. From victims of climate change to exciting new information on unknown birds, here are the latest ups and downs of the avian world that might not have made the headlines.
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New nature education resource for visually impaired children

Fri, 13/12/2019
Following in the footsteps of our children's education programme Spring Alive, BirdLife Partners across Europe are uniting to launch a new EU-funded environmental educational project, "Seeing the World through Nature", to benefit blind and visually impaired school pupils.
BirdLife staff & partners meeting in Amman to discuss the implementation of the Migratory Soaring Birds Project.

Partners come together to discuss plans for the Migratory Soaring Birds Project

Thu, 12/12/2019

Amman- 6 BirdLife Partners from the Middle East & Afri

The EU Green Deal is not the real deal we so desperately need

Thu, 12/12/2019
The brush strokes of the von der Leyen/Timmermans EU Green Deal are starting to come into focus – but only in the broadest way – there is no pointillisme on the canvas yet...

EU Green Deal - good for climate, bad for biodiversity

Wed, 11/12/2019
Today, the European Commission announced their highly anticipated European Green Deal. The first of its kind in EU history, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has promised to deliver the Green deal in her first 100 days in office.