From eBird to conservation Friday 14th July, 11am, Main Events Marquee
Join the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and BirdLife International for this fascinating insight into how contributing your observations to citizen science platforms like eBird supports bird conservation.
Headline Event: Global Birdfair Opening Ceremony Friday 14th July, 3pm Main Events Marquee
- Celebrate the opening – officially launch Global Birdfair 2023 with us as we celebrate a second year supporting vital conservation work for birds around the globe.
- Learn about this year’s amazing Global Birdfair project, protecting birds like the Black-breasted Puffleg in Ecuador.
- Discover who BirdLife are and why Global Birdfair support them!
State of the World’s Birds – Insights and Solutions for the Biodiversity Crisis Saturday 15th July, 12pm, Avocet Lecture Theatre
Birds, as barometers for planetary health, can tell us about the overall state of the natural world. While the data paint a deeply concerning picture, with nearly half of all bird species in decline, birds also point the way to the solutions needed to tackle the biodiversity crisis. Find out more about the State of the World’s Birds here.
Reconciling Birds and Renewable Energy Saturday 15th July, 4.30pm, Avocet Lecture Theatre
A rapid transition to renewable sources of energy is essential, however, the large-scale development of wind and solar farms, and the associated expansion of power lines, has the potential to significantly impact birds. In this talk, conservation scientist Tris Allinson will explain how BirdLife International is leading global efforts to ensure that renewable energy is developed without harming birds and their habitats.