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100,000 migrating Amur Falcons congregate at Doyang Reservoir every year © Touhid Biplob

Meet the Indian villages battling adversity to protect migratory birds

Wed, 09/06/2021
100,000 migrating Amur Falcons pass through Nagaland every year. Even as the world grapples with COVID-19, two villages in India are holding strongly to their commitment to protect the birds and nature around them.
Egyptian Tortoise in Libya - © Al Hayat Organization

Libyan and Egyptian conservationists work across border to save Critically Endangered tortoise

Tue, 08/06/2021
Almost extinct in its namesake country, and with illegal smuggling of Egyptian Tortoise across the border from Libya – plus habitat destruction – threatening the species, it is taking the collaboration of both Libyan and Egyptian NGOs to research and protect this neglected species
Cocoa farmer Sartam increased yields through sustainable agroforestry © Burung Indonesia/Citra Al Rasyid

A recipe for sustainable farming in Sulawesi

Tue, 08/06/2021
Organic farming practices aren't just good for wildlife: they can also improve the quality of the soil, leading to higher yields that provide sustainable, long-term incomes for local people. Discover how three different farms across Sulawesi transformed their techniques – and reaped the rewards.
Griffon vulture from reintroduction program in flight at Jbel Moussa © Rachid Elkhamlichi

Griffon Vultures are breeding in Morocco after 40-year absence

Mon, 07/06/2021
The Griffon Vulture is once again breeding Morocco after 40 years, thanks to a reintroduction program undertaken by the Water and Forestry Department in partnership with GREPOM/BirdLife Maroc.

The 2030 Challenge: stop the rot, protect the best and restore the rest

Sat, 05/06/2021

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration starts on World Environment Day on 5 June.

Astragalus berytheus in Tyre Archeological Site - © Magda Bou Dagher

Archaeological site in Lebanon becomes unlikely location for plant conservation breakthrough

Fri, 04/06/2021
Nestled between the monuments of a UNESCO World Heritage Site at Tyre in Lebanon, a small population of a beautiful reddish flower, Astragalus berytheus, is once again thriving and blooming.
Cook's Petrel © Spatuletail / Shutterstock

Latest research: petrels divided, vultures pushed together by climate change

Wed, 02/06/2021
Join us for a bite-sized round-up of advances published in our journal Bird Conservation International. This issue covers how to translocate Cook’s Petrel to its former range, how climate change will force vulture species to compete, and how the public uncovered vital data on the Yellow Cardinal.

The EU must stop burning its forests and biodiversity

Tue, 01/06/2021
NGOs ask the European Union to stop supporting fake ‘renewable’ energy that burns forest biomass