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Cherry-throated Tanager © Ciro Albino

Ravaged by deforestation - but a new refuge brings hope for the Cherry-throated Tanager

Wed, 17/05/2017
A newly-created nature reserve in Brazil's ravaged Atlantic Forest will protect one of the last strongholds of the highly-threatened Cherry-throated Tanager.

Five neat tricks to keep your cat from attacking birds

Wed, 17/05/2017
Nature Canada’s Cats & Birds campaign shows you how to wean your pet moggy off outdoor living - a lifestyle change that will save the lives of both birds and cats.

The guardians of Africa's largest lake

Tue, 16/05/2017
Locals are rallying together to protect Lake Victoria's valuable wetlands and its inhabitants from traffickers and other dangers.

Migration: A long-distance love story

Tue, 09/05/2017
For 15 years, a lovestruck stork has faithfully returned from South Africa to his disabled amore in Croatia - but the trip is dangerous and one year he may not return.
The team used on-shore lights to beckon the mysterious Beck's Petrel

Major breakthrough in attempt to unlock secrets of ultra-elusive seabird

Fri, 05/05/2017
An intrepid BirdLife Pacific team has finally managed to capture and tag a Beck’s Petrel – one of the world’s rarest and least-known birds.

Cyprus songbird slaughter: UK Government responds to petition

Wed, 03/05/2017
Over 800,000 birds were killed on the UK's military bases in Cyprus last Autumn. With efforts to stem the slaughter floundering, the MoD has responded to an online petition

Every penguin, ranked: which species are we most at risk of losing?

Mon, 24/04/2017
10 of the world’s 18 species of penguin are threatened with extinction. Discover where they live, and the threats they face, in this illustrated list of the world’s species
Kayaking Balkan rivers to protest against the Balkan dam boom © Balkan Rivers Tour

Protecting the pristine: Europe's last truly "wild" waterways

Thu, 20/04/2017
Cameras, kayaks, test tubes, tree saplings, and lawyers: this is how civil society is coming together to save the blue gem of the Balkans
Hear the King Penguin's trumpeting call up-close-and-personal in new virtual reality film © BirdLife/Visualise

Walk with penguins in ground-breaking virtual reality video

Wed, 19/04/2017
For the first time, you can instantly transport yourself to a sub-antarctic island and immerse in the lives of penguins—thanks to a new 3D 360-degree film launched today