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Fly-A-Way: the bird migration board game with an important message

Fri, 30/04/2021
You’re a bird leaving on migration: will you perish en route or reach your breeding grounds safely? It sounds like a game of chance, but conservation can make a real difference to the outcome. This is the message of Fly-A-Way, an exciting new board game developed with BirdLife…
Ruby-topaz Hummingbirds pollinate plants and keep the forest alive © Guto Balieiro

Meet the beautiful birds that are rebuilding Brazil’s Atlantic Forests

Thu, 29/04/2021
Want to restore a degraded forest? Why not let the birds do the work! Find out how – with a little help from BirdLife – some of Brazil’s most threatened birds are coming back, and bringing the whole forest with them…
A pair of Cape Verde Petrels on in Fogo Island, Cabo Verde © Jacob Gonzalez Solis

Get into a Cape Verde Petrel’s nest!

Wed, 28/04/2021
Watch live as a fluffy little Cape Verde Petrel chick grows up and lives in the safety of its nest until it flies away.
Gábor Deák with Falco, the anti-poisoning sniffer dog © Szilard Morvai  / BirdLife Hungary

Despatches from the bird migration battlefront

Wed, 28/04/2021
With millions of birds illegally killed each year, working to protect them can seem like an overwhelming battle. That’s when inspirational, heart-warming success stories are needed. We hear first-hand accounts from conservation’s ‘frontline’ in Malta, Hungary and Lebanon.
Aggregations of birds soaring upwards on thermals are known as "kettles" © Christian Gelpke

Discover the fascinating science behind bird migration bottlenecks

Mon, 26/04/2021
One of the wonders of the natural world, migration “bottlenecks” occur where vast clouds of large soaring birds – especially raptors – concentrate at narrow land passages. Get a bird’s eye view on the science behind the world’s largest bird migration congregations.
African Penguin © David Dibert

Artificial colonies provide hope for penguins in South Africa

Sun, 25/04/2021
With numbers plummeting and food hard to find, African Penguins face a bleak future – but BirdLife South Africa has a plan to ensure they thrive again.
Rado Andriamasimanana (third from right) at Ampasy Research Station, Feb 2020

Remembering Rado: leading figure in Madagascar’s environmental movement passes away

Fri, 23/04/2021
Obituary in honour of Rado Andriamasimanana (1969-2021) of ASITY Madagascar, whose influence, expertise and characteristic smile leaves a strong imprint on conservation in Madagascar
Yvon Chouinard, Founder of Patagonia © Tim Davis

Activist clothing company Patagonia endorses 1Planet1Right campaign

Thu, 22/04/2021
Outdoor clothing company Patagonia is known not only for its products, but for also for its activism on behalf of the planet. Now, they are encouraging their fans, followers and customers to sign our 1Planet1Right petition to make a healthy planet a human right - a fantastic boost for this campaign

BREAKING: EU legislation to prevent greenwashing becomes ultimate greenwashing tool- BirdLife...

Wed, 21/04/2021

Today, the European Commission released the so called ‘Delegated Act’ of its Sustainabl