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Byblos is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Conserving Rare Plants in Byblos Lebanon

Fri, 01/11/2019

As a witness to one of the primary examples of urban organ

Just 7% of the original Atlantic forest remains. Pictured: San Rafael © Mily Corleone

How a shade-grown traditional tea is protecting Paraguay’s forests

Fri, 01/11/2019
In San Rafael National Park, conservationists and local people are transforming a ‘paper park’ into community-owned forest surrounded by shade-grown yerba mate agroforestry. This new business venture is set to become self-sustaining, ensuring a bright future for forest and people alike.
Common Kestrel © HIH Princess Takamado

A Bird Preens Its Feathers

Fri, 01/11/2019
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, November, 2019
Flores Island, Indonesia © Toni Wöhrl

Indonesia’s sustainable candlenut farms: lighting the candle of innovation

Wed, 30/10/2019
Mbeiling forest in Flores, Indonesia is home to a wealth of wildlife including the Komodo Dragon. Our ‘mbelievable’ investment in micro-finance, community ownership and agroforestry is ensuring this unique landscape keeps blooming in the future.
© E Grupa

New call for small grant projects in the Balkans

Mon, 28/10/2019
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new Call for Letters of Inquiry for small grants in the Balkans.

Farmers deserve a just ecological transition, and the CAP should pay for it

Mon, 28/10/2019
To avert the climate and biodiversity crises, we must drastically reduce our carbon footprint. What does that mean for the people and regions whose economy has been made entirely dependent on intensive agriculture? They deserve a just transition, and the CAP should pay for it.
Black-browed Albatrosses out at sea © Unsplash

The High Seas Treaty: taking marine conservation beyond borders

Thu, 24/10/2019
How do we agree on conservation laws in areas outside national jurisdiction? Carolina Hazin, our Global Marine Policy Coordinator, recently spoke up for marine life at a global meeting that will decide the future of conservation in international waters. Here, she recalls the experience, and explains what needs to happen next.
© Yeslem Ould El Vally, IMROP

Saving Seabirds and Turtles dying from fishing activities in West Africa

Wed, 23/10/2019
In the choppy waters of the Atlantic Ocean, off the Guinean coast, a fishing vessel moves effortlessly in the expansive waters. At one end of the vessel, six fishermen work in pairs as they haul a heavy net containing a large shoal of fish on board. The net also holds an unexpected catch: a seabird