Seeking the elusive "Swamp Boomers" of New Zealand

The first boom came as a surprise. As I navigated my kayak through the marshy northern reaches of Lake Whatuma, I could hear the whistling of dried raupō plants, the slap of

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:30:37 +0100

Prince of Monaco presented with prestigious BirdLife award

The species on BirdLife's logo, the Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea, wasn't selected at random; this globetrotting seabird e

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:38:55 +0100

Using IBAs to uncover America's hidden ecotourism paradises

Hurricane Matthew struck Andros Island in October of 2016, ripping the roof off Carlene and Doral Woods’s house as the couple and their children

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:29:46 +0100

New Protected Environment Declared in South Africa

A visit to Dullstroom and its surrounding grasslands is on the bucket list of many birders in South Africa and internationally. This beautiful area contains many “specials

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:31:33 +0100

8 incredible bird nests from around the world

Birds go to incredible lengths to build nests that keep their chicks safe from harm. From the desert-dwelling woodpecker who spends months patiently hollowing-out a c

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:10:59 +0100

Environmental protection is vital for Tanzania’s industrial economy plan

Conserving the environment is vital for an industrialized Tanzania, as the country moves towards its vision of a thriving economy by 2025, local environmental groups and advo

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:31:16 +0100

The deadly lake that gives life to flamingos

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From above, Lake Natron’s waters look from a different planet. Pink and red in colour, w

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:25:58 +0100

United to stop illegal killing and trading of migratory wild birds in North Africa

Revealing scientific reports about the complexity of strategies employed by poachers and a cross-border trade scheme in the north African countries of Morocco, Tunisia and Al

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 12:59:14 +0100

Little Blue neighbours

Wellington city, a few metres from the water. On the edge of a hot, flat tarmac car park, Kimberley Collins is removing stones from the top of a wooden box, tucked aw

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 09:01:19 +0100

Yellow eyes a warning

With a piercing stare and slick head band, Yellow-eyed Penguins Megadyptes antipodes trundle through thick, original rātā forest into burrows, using their

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:00:08 +0100