Obituary: Dr Lew Young, CEO of East Asian-Australasian Flyway Programme

The late Dr Young was a passionate conservationist whose work has greatly contributed to strengthening the conservation and management of wetlands across Asia.

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:19:38 +0000

Birdfair 2019 project announced: Conserving Cambodia’s ‘Big Five’

On the same day it was revealed that the total amount raised by the British Birdwatching Fair for conservation has passed the £5 million mark, the event dubbed the ‘Glastonbu

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:00:42 +0000

How can we REALLY prevent birds from flying into our windows?

Why do birds collide with windows, and how can we help? We explore the science behind bird collisions and dispel some common myths about how to prevent them, shining a spotlight

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:27:39 +0000

Meet the women inspiring change in the Mediterranean

In honour of International Women’s Day, we invited Awatef Abiadh to share her insight from interviews with motivated and brave women who lead on conservation projects in devel

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:47:30 +0000

World’s only tool-using vulture risks being lost forever

Hailed for its intelligence and majesty, the Egyptian Vulture was admired and worshipped throughout history. But decimated by poisoning, electrocution and illegal trophy hunting

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 11:45:37 +0000

Bird that solved migration mystery now illegally killed on its journey

The White Stork, known in folklore as the bringer of babies to new parents, played a fascinating role in the discovery of bird migration. But now its migration is plagued by ill

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:01:00 +0000

Flight for Survival - Spring Migration 2019

This spring, BirdLife is telling the spectacular migratory stories of seven iconic birds – exposing the illegal threats they face along the African-Eurasian flyway.

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 22:33:30 +0000

Help name our albatross stars!

This year the Albatross Task Force is following four albatross stars from Bird Island, South Georgia. We need to come up with names for them by March 19th. Can you help us?

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:22:26 +0000

Fighting for the last Eden: saving Madagascar’s unique species

Life hangs in the balance in Tsitongambarika, Madagascar’s anti-extinction frontline

The Quarry Life Award

In December, BirdLife’s CEO, Patricia Zurita, attended HeidebergCement’s fourth Quarry Life Award ceremony – a contest to inspire school children, graduate students and re

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:55:57 +0000