Despite making up close to half of the Earth’s surface, and being important to a vast diversity of species, the High Seas have been largely left unmanaged. This week, the development of a ground-breaking new treaty is a promising step to protecting nature across these remote waters, and demonstrates the type of international cooperation we will need to avert the biodiversity crisis.
The majestic White-bellied Sea-eagle naturally nests high up on tall, old trees. However, as these have become increasingly rare in some areas, Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) has increasingly observed them seeking refuge on man-made structures, posing danger to the birds.
BirdLife Africa inaugurates a new office in La Maison de la Conservation (Conservation House) with the support of the Mava Foundation for Nature.
La Maison de la Conservation (The Conservation House) opened with the support of the MAVA Foundation for Nature.
Only 30 years ago, Blue-throated Macaw, an endemic to the Beni savannahs of Bolivia, was feared extinct. However, a wide-ranging conservation programme by Asociación Armonía (BirdLife in Bolivia) is beginning to change the fortunes of this enigmatic parrot.
Right now, the climate crisis is devastating species across the globe, and several studies show that seabirds are particularly vulnerable to its impacts – on top of all the other threats they face during their lifetime.
Lead is a toxic pollutant, and yet it’s still being spewed into our environment through hunting, sports shooting and fishing activities. Here we’ll bring you up to speed with the latest in the fight across the UK and EU to consign this poison to the history books!
An expedition in the remote rainforests of northeast Madagascar has recorded Dusky Tetraka, an endemic to the country, for the first time since 1999. It was one of the top 10 most wanted species by the Search for Lost Birds collaboration, and its rediscovery marks an important step to helping protect it.