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The Far Eastern Curlew is threatened by Australia's proposal to redevelop a vital wetland © Wang LiQiang/ Shutterstock

Curlew crisis deepens: vital Australian wetlands under threat

Thu, 19/10/2017
The curlews are one of the most widespread and far-travelling of all the bird families — and also one of the most threatened. It seems that wherever they roam, habitat loss and human encroachment follows. We can’t let the Far Eastern Curlew go the same way as its fellows.
Once super-abundant, the Yellow-breasted Bunting is now listed as Endangered  © Sergey Yeliseev

Is the Yellow-breasted Bunting the next Passenger Pigeon?

Tue, 17/10/2017
Wide-scale, unchecked hunting has, in the space of just three decades, driven frightening declines in two widespread bunting species, on both sides of the Eurasian landmass. Armed with our scientific findings, the BirdLife Partnership is now working to help buntings recover.
The Energy Task Force is working hard to minimise the impact of installations like this wind turbine in Lorraine, France © Ppictures/Shutterstock

Bird-friendly renewable energy: introducing the Energy Task Force

Fri, 13/10/2017
New techniques and an international Task Force are helping to make renewable energy projects more bird-friendly than ever before
We need to talk about vultures: if effective action is not taken now, many species will go extinct in our lifetimes. Griffon Vulture © Kdsphotos / Pixabay

One big plan to save African-Eurasian vultures by 2029

Thu, 12/10/2017
International commitment is needed now from over 120 countries to ensure the recovery of 15 vulture species

The scandal threatening the future of Brazil's National Parks

Wed, 04/10/2017
A scandal of shocking proportions is brewing in broad daylight as a number of protected areas in Brazil risk being degazetted in the name of economic growth.

After the crash: how can we rebuild South Asia's vulture population?

Thu, 31/08/2017
Conservationists from India and Nepal have come together to plan a transboundary, sustainable answer to the question: how can you improve the outlook of a bird family that has already suffered a population crash of 99%?

¿Cómo es la vida de un miembro del Albatross Task Force?

Thu, 31/08/2017
Nahuel Chávez trabaja en el Albatross Task Force desde 2009 para salvar a las aves marinas en las pesquerías de la costa argentina. Se estima que alrededor de 13.500 Albatros Ojeroso mueren en las flotas de arrastre cada año. Chávez y su equipo están trabajando para cambiar eso.

What is life like as a member of the Albatross Task Force?

Wed, 30/08/2017
Nahuel Chavez has worked with the Albatross Task Force since 2009 to save seabirds in fisheries off the coast of Argentina. It is estimated that around 13,500 black-browed albatross are killed in the trawl fleets every year.
Indian Peafowl © Percom/Shutterstock

7 stunning bird courtship displays that'll make you swoon

Wed, 16/08/2017
Before sex, first comes the courtship period – and few know how to catch the eye quite like birds. Here are seven such displays that caught our eye.