Restore Species Project

Restore Species Project

The Chattering Lory is being captured from the wild in unsustainable numbers © Panu Ruangjan
The 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference: our pledges News 17 October 2018
It’s not just elephants and rhinos: BirdLife’s presence at this last week’s conference in London reminded the world of the birds that also need urgent help. Here are the pledges we made to protect the world’s most targeted birds, including parrots, hornbills and vultures.
An international plan to save the Helmeted Hornbill News 31 August 2018
Illegal hunting and trade has brought this unique hornbill to the brink. But a new ten-year, range-wide conservation plan will ensure the Helmeted Hornbill has a future outside of China's markets
Caught in the Crossfire: Rhinoceros Hornbill News 14 August 2018
The Rhinoceros Hornbill has become a victim of poachers, who often mistake the bird for the similar-looking Helmeted Hornbill, whose solid casque is valuable on the black market.
At 1.5 metres long the Helmeted Hornbill is the largest of its kind in Asia © Michaela Koschova
Ivory poachers driving rare bird to extinction News 28 September 2016
It's not just elephants and rhinos that face the wrath of ivory poachers; the distinctive casque of the Helmeted Hornbill is also being targeted for its supposed medicinal benefits.
Restoring the Philippines' Forests News 28 December 2011
The Haribon Foundation (BirdLife in the Philippines), with the support of the Disney’s Friends for Change has produced a 6-minute video aimed at children on deforestation and its impacts.