Middle East Nature Fans Welcome World’s First Arabic Language Birding App

The world’s first Arabic birding app, launched by the Ornithological Society of the Middle East (OSME), has been met with widespread excitement from nature enthusiasts in the

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:16:40 +0000

Mauritian island awarded for saving species through education

On Rodrigues Island in Mauritius, school children and citizens alike are rallying round to restore their island’s habitat. It’s all thanks to the Rodrigues Environmental Edu

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 00:01:00 +0000

Gurney's Pitta: lost and found - and lost again?

Once thought to be lost forever, the Gurney’s Pitta has dodged extinction several times over the decades. Now, confined to Myanmar and beset by habitat destruction and civil u

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:30:31 +0000

Five ways our partners are working to prevent the next Spix's Macaw

Following the announcement of the first bird extinctions this decade, here's what BirdLife partners are doing to protect rare birds, and protect more from going extinct.

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:05:11 +0000

Why we need birds (far more than they need us)

Can you imagine a world without birds? The benefits birds bring us aren't just cultural. Birds play an essential role in the functioning of the world's ecosystems, in a way that

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 11:42:48 +0000

En Bolivia se plantaron 25,500 platines de Polylepis

La complicada geografía del Parque Nacional Madidi es el escenario perfecto para dar vida a una de las zonas más diversas del planeta. Desde BirdLife América nos preguntamos

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 14:15:31 +0000

12 positive environmental stories from the past 12 months

Reading about the environment can sometimes seem like a depressing litany of fading species, increased development, and a warming planet. But there are reasons to be hopeful. As

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 10:14:40 +0000

Satellite tracking app empowers communities to protect their own forest

This year we’re launching an innovative new programme using satellite technology and a mobile phone app to help locals monitor their forests. The Asia-Pacific Forest Governanc

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:02:19 +0000

Saving the Helmeted Hornbill

The Helmeted Hornbill is under threat from a resurgence in demand for carvings made from its solid red casque. The trade is so intense that the bird is now Critically Endangered

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:50:14 +0000

When the beach clean-up is over

Beach clean-ups have become a bittersweet sight to see. Although their impact is immediately seen, what happens after all the volunteers are gone?

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:04:43 +0000