BirdLife’s newly launched flagship State of the World’s Birds report paints the most concerning picture for the natural world yet, with nearly half of the world’s bird species now in decline. While further underlining that we are in the midst of a biodiversity crisis, it also highlights the critical solutions we desperately need to save nature – we now urgently need the political will and financial commitment to implement these at scale and at pace.
Birding is better with a friend, which is why this World Migratory Bird Day (October 8th) we are asking you to take someone under your wing and head out to experience the joys of birdwatching together. Through birdwatching, you can also contribute to bird conservation, find out how…
This week, David Rothenberg and Olivia Chaney will perform at the BirdLife100 World Congress, sharing the beauty of birdsong with members of the BirdLife Partnership. By listening to the Birdsong Project, you can celebrate and enjoy the beauty of birdsong from wherever you are in the world.
Today, the European Parliament voted on the revision of the EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED III). Sadly, the Parliament missed the chance to end support for burning forest biomass and to instead redirect misguided subsidies to real renewable energy sources.
BEUC, BirdLife, ECOS, T&E and WWF leave the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance. NGOs claim the European Commission has interfered politically in the group, and acted against evidence despite its legal obligation to follow science-based advice.