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Green Pheasant © HIH Princess Takamado

The Green Pheasant, the National Bird of Japan

Sun, 01/03/2020
”Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, March, 2020
The Taita Apalis is one of the rarest birds in the world, found only in Kenya’s Taita Hills © Pete Steward.

Species on the brink: saving the Endangered Taita birds of Kenya

Tue, 25/02/2020
Across the expansive Taita Plains in Southern Eastern Kenya rise majestic densely-forested hilly outcrops straddling the skyline near the historic town of Voi. These hilly outcrops, famously known as the Taita Hills occupy an area of about 250 square kilometers.
 Nesting grounds are being run over by machinery or trampled by cattle © Inés Pereda

Can traditional ranching revival reverse Saffron-cowled Blackbird collapse?

Tue, 25/02/2020
The pampas grasslands are one of South America’s most iconic landscapes – but less than half of them remain. Because of this, the Saffron-cowled Blackbird was moved to Endangered in the latest Red List update. Could a revival of centuries-old farming techniques be the solution?
El Haouaria, Tunisia © Mehdi Ben Gharbia/ Flickr

Call for Proposals in Tunisia: making private sector practices sustainable for coastal biodiversity

Fri, 21/02/2020
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new small grant Call for Letters of Inquiry for projects focused on the future Marine Protected Area of Zembra and Zembretta

Lisbon airport mega-project threatens one of Europe’s most important wetlands

Thu, 20/02/2020
In spite of the concerns raised by scientists, environmental NGOs, engineers and safety experts, the Portuguese government have approved the Montijo airport mega-project. Our partner SPEA and others are now looking at how to stop this assault against nature.

Two-FACEd hunting association says no to EU lead-ban

Thu, 20/02/2020

The terrible impact lead exposure has on humans, wildlife and nature has been known for

Beaches, mangroves and reefs have all been contaminated © TV BrasilGov

Full impact of mysterious Brazil oil spill remains unknown

Thu, 20/02/2020
Last summer, an oil spill of unknown origin hit Brazil’s northeast coast – just as migrating shorebirds arrived in the area. Our Partner SAVE Brasil has been campaigning for action and striving to measure the impact on birds - but more support is urgently needed.
Des femmes locales transforment le beurre de karité dans le sud du Burkina Faso © Seydou NACRO

Les oiseaux, les abeilles et les entreprises: Renforcer les capacités des communautés locales au...

Wed, 19/02/2020
Au Burkina Faso, un projet unique de conservation de la biodiversité améliore les moyens de subsistance des communautés locales.
Local women  processing shea butter  in the south of Burkina Faso © Seydou NACRO

Birds, Bees and Business: Empowering Local Communities in Burkina Faso

Wed, 19/02/2020
In Burkina Faso, a unique project on biodiversity conservation is improving the livelihoods of local communities.