New £3 million partnership will help bolster the protection of the African-Eurasian Flyway
An exciting new partnership between the Ecological Restoration Fund and BirdLife International and its UK partner, the RSPB, will help support extensive conservation and restoration work along the African-Eurasian flyway, helping to protect vital landscapes and the millions of birds that journey along this route.
A controversial decision to allocate a large proportion of the Yala swamp complex to a private agricultural company jeopardises the immense natural value of Kenya’s largest freshwater wetland, as well as the range of benefits it provides to thousands of people in its vicinity.
BirdLife Africa is very concerned about the avian flu that is decimating thousands of birds along the coast of Senegal, Gambia, and Guinea‑Bissau.
Press release - EU Nature Restoration Law: AGRI Committee votes against farmers’ future and food security
This afternoon, the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) of the European Parliament voted for a full rejection of the Commission’s proposal for the EU Nature Restoration Law. With this opinion, the bulk of Members of Parliament is letting down their own constituency of farmers, who are facing the unprecedented impact of the collapse of our ecosystems and climate change.
Las propuestas más relevantes de conservación e investigación de pastizales naturales de las Américas, con un énfasis en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Paraguay y Uruguay, podrán obtener un subsidio desde $6000 hasta $12000.
To celebrate endangered species day, we’re introducing the anti-Dodo: Mauritius Kestrel. The official national bird of Mauritius, it is one of the world’s greatest conservation success stories, making the island nation and its BirdLife Partner iconic for preventing extinctions, rather than extinction.
BirdLife’s new position paper Winds of Change: Powering Healthy Seas through a Nature Positive Energy Transition presents a clear vision for our seas and outlines how the shift to renewable energy sources at sea can catalyse action to combat the interconnected nature and climate crises.
The beautiful Doñana National Park, located in the south of Spain, is under threat from, among others, illegal water irrigation practices. This park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, is home to an incredible array of plant and animal species, many of which are at risk of extinction. Unfortunately, the use of water illegally extracted from the already overexploited park's aquifers is causing significant damage to the delicate ecosystem.
All over the world, billions of birds are undergoing a feat of endurance that we can only wonder at. This World Migratory Bird Day we will follow the stories of migrating birds overcoming a multitude of threats and the people who dedicate their lives to protecting them.
As we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, globally united under this year’s theme of water and wetlands, let us embark on a journey to restore and safeguard the habitats that these incredible globe-trotters rely on. From vast marshes to petite ponds, these havens come in all shapes and sizes.
Twice a year, billions of migratory birds embark on incredible journeys across the globe. These birds follow specific routes called flyways, which act as super-highways in the sky. Their journey takes them south for the winter and back north in the spring to breed.