Located in the southeast of Madagascar, Tsitongambarika tropical forest is a protected area home to unique wildlife. New species of plants and animals continue to be discovered, and the forest is a vital water supply for local people. It also provides them with valuable materials on which their livelihoods depend, including food, firewood, charcoal and timber. Yet the site is extremely threatened, and with it, the essential services it provides.
The overwhelming majority of Common Agricultural Policy strategic plans delivered by Member States to the European Commission fail to adequately address the urgent crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.
We're excited to announce that the turtle nesting season is well underway on Cousin Island Special Reserve in the Seychelles. This is the busiest time of year for our staff, who are continuing a long-term monitoring project for the species which has been ongoing since 1970.
A lot has happened in the 38 years since the first version of this book was published. This masterful revision of the classic seabird guide uses the latest discoveries to assemble an indispensable reference for birders and researchers alike.
At the end of last year, BirdLife released its yearly update to birds on the IUCN Red List of threatened species: the result of months of hard work from our science team as they collated the latest research into up-to-date assessments of species’ extinction risks.
Wildlife poisoning through intentional or unintentional misuse of agrochemicals continues to threaten wildlife species in Zambia and Southern Africa at large. Intentional poisoning often targets those species that provide high-value by-products, but the unintentional consequences affect many other species, including vultures scavenging on poisoned carcasses. It doesn’t stop there. Studies show that human exposure to these types of poison potentially has catastrophic impacts on human health.
Signs of damage on Japanese Camellia flowers turned out to be evidence of their vital role in the survival of the Mountain White-eye. Discover more about the interaction between these two beautiful species.