Although often associated with arid desert, Qatar is home to a range of birds, many of which travel through the country on migration. Discover more about the country’s avian diversity in the latest ‘Through the lens’ article.
Support BirdLife’s advocacy work to make leaders listen to the science, and put in place the vital policies and investments to ensure nature is at the heart of solving the climate crisis.
From restoring Albanian pastures, to protecting Moroccan vultures, to empowering female Tunisian shepherds and aiding Jordanian olive groves, sometimes going backwards is the way forwards.
Fishes, snails, plants, subterranean salamanders and more, the Mediterranean Basin Hotspot is globally important for its freshwater biodiversity. This vital habitat is of course vital for human life too, and as the demand for water increases, so can pressures on biodiversity.
We hear from four female conservation pioneers who have broken through gender stereotypes to pursue the careers they love – and benefit the whole community.
Although agricultural lands comprise just over 12% of Jordan’s territory, it contributes up to 20% of the national income. Unfortunately, Jordan’s agriculture is threatened by urban expansion, land fragmentation and climate change. Discover how we’re helping to combat this by training local communities in traditional practices.
It has been six months since we launched our appeal to stop the illegal killing of birds. From landmark hunting bans to vulture rehabilitation, here’s an update on what those donations have helped us to achieve so far around the world.
Now the symbolic and endemic plant is bouncing back from the verge of local extinction thanks to work by Lebanese researchers
From vibrant flower carpets amongst ancient olive trees, to small, encroached patches of purple-petals on hillsides, Palestine’s plants are special. And now there’s a growing movement to protect them – one that combines the enthusiasm of emerging young plant conservationists and the wisdom of traditional knowledge.
Barr Al Hikman in Oman is a vital rest stop for more than half a million birds, boasting some of the highest shorebird densities of any intertidal mudflat. The formal protection of this site would therefore secure a crucial, truly irreplaceable, hub for migratory birds.
When our first campaign to save African vultures started in 2015, global awareness and political recognition of these majestic raptors were in their infancy. Discover just a few examples of the fantastic achievements that BirdLife supporters helped to kick-start, and find out how you can help us step up our action to the next level.
History has always shown us that there is nothing more powerful than a group of women determined to achieve a goal. Nowadays, there are women everywhere doing incredible work for the world at large: especially women in conservation, who are harnessing their force to protect nature and our future.