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The latest conservation news and breakthroughs, delivered to your door or viewable online

The latest conservation news and breakthroughs, delivered to your door or viewable online

Inside each issue of our quarterly magazine, we shine a light on the amazing, and sometimes dangerous, fieldwork our Partners are undertaking across the globe – from preventing albatrosses getting caught up and killed by fishing hooks in the middle of the ocean, to preserving natural areas of the Middle East ravaged by civil war.

With 116 national Partners around the world, BirdLife – The Magazine offers a truly global perspective on modern conservation issues, as well as some incredible real-life stories.

Exclusive articles and stunning photography

We have refreshed our magazine to make it bigger, brighter and better. Inside each issue you’ll find:

  • Inspiring articles written by leading experts in birds and biodiversity
  • The latest breakthroughs and discoveries from our network of researchers
  • Stunning images from celebrated wildlife photographers
  • Insights into conservation projects straight from the field
  • Challenging debates on nature and conservation’s hottest topics
  • Spotlights on the threatened birds and habitats we simply can’t afford to lose
  • Interviews with both famous and unsung conservation and birding heroes

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World Bird Club members are so important to BirdLife. Their regular donations ensure that we can continue to provide essential conservation work all over the globe. By becoming a World Bird Club member, not only will you be making a difference to birds and people, but you will be kept up to date with exclusive printed (or digital) issues of BirdLife.

By signing up as a World Bird Club member, you’ll receive a welcome pack, which includes both the latest edition of BirdLife, as well as the previous issue, meaning you’ll receive five editions of this fantastic magazine in your first year. 

In the latest issue:

  • Coverage of our centenary year continues, looking forward towards the greatest challenges the natural world faces in the coming decades.
  • We highlight the challenges and conservation breakthroughs of saving the Rarest of the rare bird species, the subject of our latest appeal to help protect species such as Cerulean Flycatcher.
  • One of these species is the Critically Endangered Fatu Hiva Monarch, and we explore the incredible efforts of BirdLife in French Polynesia trying to prevent its extinction.
  • We profile the Ukrainian Society for the Protection of Birds (USPB, BirdLife Ukraine) and the extraordinary challenges they face in mitigating the environmental impacts of war.
  • We take a look at the Forest Governance Project and how working with local communities has been critical in protecting rainforests in South-East Asia and the Pacific.
  • We also reflect on the inspiring environmentalist Rachel Carson on the 60th anniversary of her pivotal book Silent Spring.

There is much more in this latest issue, including updates on how multiple waterbird species have benefitted from support in our recent appeals, the launch of the new Graeme Gibson Fellowship, the importance of keeping common birds common, and an exciting new collaboration between over 200 artists to raise funds for bird conservation. Enjoy!

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