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Mem Mai on his rounds © Chea Sophea

Meet the former tiger hunter turned forest protector

Tue, 02/07/2019
It is said that a tiger cannot change its stripes. Yet, after hunting and killing a tiger himself for the subsistence of his family, now-BirdLife employee Mem Mai proves that people can change their ways, especially when given the opportunity.

BirdLife calls for Urgent High-level Support for African Vultures

Fri, 28/06/2019

BirdLife International is unequivocally condemning the rec

Sustainable tuna? There’s a catch

Tue, 25/06/2019

Every year hundreds of thousands of seabirds die as bycatch in fishing gear.

After the storm: can this rediscovered bird recover?

Fri, 21/06/2019
Amongst the destruction and tragedy on Grand Bahama caused by Hurricane Matthew, there is an untold story of a rediscovered bird. But with a potential population of just two, can the Bahama Nuthatch recover?
The Barbary Macaque clings to just a few forests in North Africa © Kamil Laghjichi

Algerian forest reinstated as National Park after turbulent history

Mon, 17/06/2019
Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. Now, despite political upheaval, the hard work of conservationists has paid off once again.
Le Macaque de Barbarie s’accroche à une poignée de forêts fragmentées en Afrique du Nord © Kamil Laghjichi

La forêt algérienne réinscrite en Parc National après une histoire mouvementée

Mon, 17/06/2019
La forêt de Djebel Babor dans le nord de l'Algérie était un Parc National pendant 60 ans avant d'être dépouillée de son statut. Maintenant, malgré les bouleversements politiques, le travail acharné des défenseurs de l'environnement a de nouveau porté ses fruits.
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7 great dads of the bird world

Thu, 13/06/2019
Father’s Day is about celebrating all the great dads out there – and there are plenty in the bird world. Who knows, one of these feathered fathers might remind you of someone you know…

Flying into the face of danger

Wed, 12/06/2019
Shooting, trapping, poisoning – an average of 24 million birds are illegally slaughtered in the Mediterranean each year as they attempt their perilous migratory journey between Africa and Europe.