New project tackles illegal trade in vulture body parts

Across Africa, vultures are being captured and their body parts traded for belief-based use such as traditional medicine. This is putting additional pressure on a group of birds

Wed, 22 May 2019 12:47:12 +0100

Great news: BirdLife South Africa halts plans for dangerous wind farm

BirdLife supports renewable energy – but not when it comes at the expense of wildlife. In recent years, plans to build a wind farm near an important site for migratory birds h

Mon, 20 May 2019 12:43:26 +0100

HeidelbergCement on track to meet ambitious CO2 targets

We note with pleasure that just this week our partner in protecting biodiversity, HeidelbergCement, set another milestone in their commitment to sustainability. Following a r

Fri, 17 May 2019 15:37:06 +0100

As the climate changes, where should we put our nature reserves?

Welcome to our science showcase, where we talk to a BirdLife scientist about their recent work. This time, Dr Claudia Hermes from our Red List team talks about a new climate cha

Fri, 17 May 2019 11:47:32 +0100

Lebanese president Aoun launches Bird-themed postage stamps

Lebanese President Michel Aoun launched three bird-themed stamps to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, and to promote the awareness campaign, he

Thu, 16 May 2019 08:54:16 +0100

New BirdLife t-shirts are fighting back against fast fashion

BirdLife has joined forces with clothing company Teemill to launch t-shirts that can be recycled into new garments when they are worn out – the first initiative of its kind in

Wed, 15 May 2019 14:05:07 +0100

The battle for the EU’s soul is also a fight for a liveable planet. And we need YOU to fight it.

The countdown to the European Elections 2019 has started! Our Head of Policy, Ariel Brunner makes a heartfelt call for citizens to vote for nature.

#IvoteNature: European Elections 2019

BirdLife Europe and LUSH Cosmetics have teamed up to call on citizens across the EU to ‘VOTE FOR NATURE’ in the European Elections, 23-26 May 2019.

Wed, 15 May 2019 06:38:11 +0100

#AlbatrossStories: Behind the lens with extreme photographer Derren Fox

We caught researcher and #AlbatrossStories photographer Derren Fox for an exclusive interview. Derren has spent over four years on Bird Island. As he leaves this sub-Antarctic w

Tue, 14 May 2019 17:47:52 +0100

First Blue-eyed Ground-dove chick recorded

In great news for the Critically Endangered species, a chick has been seen close to fledging.