Myanmar shorebirds get four-fold expansion in protected wetland

One of Asia’s most important shorebird sanctuaries has just quadrupled in size thanks to years of advocacy from our Myanmar Partner. Here's how they connected insight with act

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:15:33 +0100

Albatross Stories welcomes a new star

Bird Island is the place to be! Home to four out of the world’s 22 albatross species, each with their own varied breeding cycle, but at the start of the year it is go go go fo

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 18:39:57 +0100

Protecting the forest giants

On the remote African islands of São Tomé and Príncipe, conservationists are using education and storytelling to protect a unique snail and the forest it lives in – before

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:50:17 +0100

Reviving the fen: therapy for Europe's lungs in Belarus

Fens are natural wetland habitats: a precious home to nature. Unfortunately, some fens risk being drained for farming, threatening both biodiversity and the climate...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 10:30:51 +0100

This bizarre floating gadget could save seabirds' lives

Many seabirds meet their end accidentally tangled in fishing nets. In a brand new approach to this problem, our Partners are studying the way seabirds detect predators, in a bid

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:57:25 +0000

Nature never sleeps: let’s not let COVID19 nip the EU Green Deal in the bud

The immediacy of the crisis posed by the pandemic causes a range of emotions from anxiety to panic, anger and even confusion. Seemingly, out of nowhere, it has seized the planet

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:21:03 +0000

A look back at some of the biggest bird conservation stories of 2019

A lot can happen in a year. Browse some of the most important advances in bird conservation science that happened over 2019: part of the yearly update to our flagship publicatio

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:42:54 +0000

Why people and forests need tree kangaroos

What started out as a mission to save tree kangaroos has transformed the lives of over 13,000 people and boosted the conservation of some of Papua New Guinea’s most biodiverse

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:59:32 +0000

Conservation in the time of Coronavirus: a message from the CEO

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate, BirdLife CEO Patricia Zurita provides an update on measures taken, impacts on the wider conservation world, and the light at the

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 20:53:55 +0000

Decisive decade: nature restoration offers Europe's policy makers compelling solutions

Press release | This year the EU will take decisions that have far-reaching consequences for Europe's people and nature. A new set of policy papers, released today, outlines why

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 10:55:19 +0000