French President Macron wants to allow trapping of 110,000+ wild birds

Terrible news for wild birds in France: President Emmanuel Macron has just re-authorised horrific bird trapping practices which only have their place in history books. BirdLifeâ

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:29:37 +0100

PONT-CEPF partnership for conservation effectiveness

What started as a joint call for proposals for small grants for the Wider Prespa Area has evolved over the past three years into a co-financing, knowledge-sharing and learning p

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 07:44:40 +0100

BirdLife at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Despite the ongoing COVID pandemic, amid the escalating climate and biodiversity emergencies, BirdLife CEO Patricia Zurita led a small policy delegation to the just-closed Inter

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 12:28:19 +0100

Vision vs action: the 2030 challenge for a liveable planet

“Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” Joel Arthur Barker, American futurist<

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 09:43:10 +0100

Seabird of the month: Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica)

The Arctic Loon is frequently bycaught in the Baltic Sea, but also occasionally in the Mediterranean Sea. Our Partners are working on projects to tackle seabird and multi-taxa b

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 15:57:20 +0100

Here’s how 7 iconic migratory bird species spent the spring & summer

Digging metre-long tunnels, luring away predators, stealing other bird’s nests… the breeding season is never dull for these seven bird species, which are now leaving Europe

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:51:09 +0100

Opinion: the EU has the duty to lead the movement to protect nature worldwide

We are at a critical juncture in our history and that of our planet: the joint climate and biodiversity crises now threaten the survival of humanity. Just this summer, several E

Fri, 27 Aug 2021 11:17:14 +0100

How restoring nature keeps the floods at bay

Fires. Storms. Floods. The climate crisis is here, and it’s making extreme weather events ever more frequent. As we fight the root causes of the crisis, it is just as importan

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 11:25:30 +0100

Polly wants a future: Yellow-naped Amazon in illegal pet trade crisis

Chicks seized from the nest, birds dying in transit – the Yellow-naped Amazon’s wild population is being driven to the brink of extinction by the illegal pet trade. If we wa

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 00:51:09 +0100

70% of Singapore parrot owners disapprove of wild parrot poaching

New research reveals that the majority of Singapore’s growing community of pet parrot owners prefer captive-bred birds, and are concerned about the impact of the illegal wild

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 14:30:02 +0100