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Maxi Ignace, SCRS head ranger, has banded and monitored Red Siskins for over 20 years © Meshach Pierre

New milestone: Guyana gets its first Important Bird & Biodiversity Area

Tue, 01/12/2020
An organisation that started out as a group of nature-loving friends has gone on to establish Guyana’s first Important Bird & Biodiversity Area thanks to backing from the Conservation Leadership Programme. Find out how they’re empowering their community to protect wildlife beyond just birds...

One good tern deserves another….

Fri, 27/11/2020
Back in the spring of 2019, COVID was invisible to you and me - as it lurked and waited to strike. Our BirdLife scientists and policy folks knew it was there, however.
The Skadar Pedunculate Oak has long stalks on its acorns © Montenegrin Ecologists Society

How Balkan botanists saved a threatened oak and are planting thousands more

Fri, 27/11/2020
From saving a monumental old tree to collecting over 20,000 acorns, determined young botanists from Montenegro have high ambitions when it comes to a highly threatened oak subspecies
European Storm-petrels regularly travel more than 200 kilometres to find food © Peter Steward

Paperclip-sized tracker reveals intrepid journey of UK’s smallest seabird

Thu, 26/11/2020
Mark Bolton, Principal Conservation Scientist at the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK), explains how a satellite tag the size of a paperclip gave us important new insights into the life of the small but tough European Storm-petrel, and how these discoveries can help us protect it.

Report: The use of the EMFF in Spain between 2014 - 2018

Wed, 25/11/2020

The current European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (2014-2020) pursues the objective of a

© Bruktawit Abdu

Great Ethiopian Run 2020 supports bird conservation in Ethiopia

Wed, 25/11/2020
The Great Ethiopian Run is the one of the world's most famous marathon initiatives. Since its inception in 2000, GER has staged over 100 races in different parts of Ethiopia, with thousands of participants and an audience base of another five million.

Introducing Hatch: boosting conservation from the ground up

Tue, 24/11/2020
We’re excited to launch Hatch, a new initiative from the BirdLife Partnership that supports the growth and performance of environmental civil society organisations around the world.