News UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

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Nature restoration for green recovery and beyond...

Wed, 04/08/2021
Through our world-leading science, unique local-to-global policy reach and extensive on-ground conservation work around the globe, BirdLife is uniquely placed to guide on why and how we need to restore nature to build back better from COVID-19, tackle the climate and biodiversity crises, and improve health and well-being, as part of wider and long-term efforts to achieve an equitable, carbon-neutral, nature-positive future for all.
Dicing with death: an Egyptian Vulture (Endangered) perching on a dangerous power pole © Andras Kovacs

Why we need to make ‘sustainable’ development...

Fri, 23/07/2021
Planting vegetation to stop the spread of deserts, bringing electricity to rural communities… these are positive steps, as long as the right preparations are made. Sadly, poorly-planned ‘sustainable’ development is having unintended but devastating consequences for threatened birds that migrate through Africa and the Middle East.
The UN Biodiversity Summit 2020 was switched to a semi-remote format © CBD

UN Summit on Biodiversity: world leaders’ pledge...

Wed, 18/11/2020
Ahead of September’s UN Summit on Biodiversity, world leaders pledged to put nature at the heart of a transformational green recovery – but will this be enough to transform our relationship with nature before it is too late? Here are our takeaways from the summit.
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How does YOUR conservation project contribute to...

Tue, 22/01/2019
A new tool, developed with the help of BirdLife, helps you find out which United Nations sustainable development targets your project might fulfil. It’s free, easy to use, and ready to go!

Carpe Naturam! A call on Vice-President...

Wed, 05/10/2016
First Vice-President Timmermans put his best foot forward in New York last week. In championing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals...