Meet the female forest defenders of the Philippines

Hear the stories of the inspirational Filipino women unafraid to take a stand against the destruction of their forest homes, and how we’re fighting for their right to a health

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:47:38 +0100

How your decisions can impact tropical forest landscapes

Our new animation, launched at the Global Landscapes Forum, turns to an unlikely inspiration to help explain landscape conservation and our innovative work to support communitie

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:30:04 +0100

Beirut explosion: an update from our Partner in Lebanon

A massive explosion ripped through Beirut, Lebanon's capital, last night, killing over 100 people. The cause is still being determined but its impact has been horrific - and

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:47:51 +0100

Restoring the Lukanga: Tackling Invasive Weed Species in Zambia

In two decades of fishing, Boyd Kayombo has witnessed a steady decline in his catch. Kayombo sighs as he tugs at his nets. “The fish catch is poorer and the water has turned p

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:00:00 +0100

Palestinian conservationists overcome adversity to research rare plant

When conservationists came upon a rare flower in bloom in the North Eastern Slopes of Palestine, they were determined to secure its survival. But besides existing threats, 2020

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:53:08 +0100

Oriental Dollarbird: a curious case of mistaken identity

For more than a thousand years, Japanese citizens assumed the Oriental Dollarbird was responsible for a beautiful and distinctive call heard at night. But a chance radio broadca

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:00:00 +0100

How we're helping the Helmeted Hornbill to nest in safety again

Teetering on the edge of extinction due to demand for its prized 'casque', the Helmeted Hornbill now finds itself with a fighting chance of survival thanks to bolstered law enfo

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:19:34 +0100

Making the hotels of Sri Lanka birdwatcher-friendly

The Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka’s “Bird Friendly Concept” has been adopted by numerous hotels, resorts, and travel agencies across Sri Lanka to the mutual benefit

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 16:16:22 +0100

Anchoring a Green Recovery in São Tomé and Príncipe

In wake of the COVID-19, BirdLife is adapting its conservation programmes in São Tomé and Príncipe islands to address the economic and social crisis caused by the pandemic, s

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 07:52:05 +0100

Why birds are the answer to saving Malaysian forests

Often dressed in bright colours and with absurdly bulky bills, hornbills are remarkable-looking birds. But their value goes far beyond their aesthetics: they have become the key

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 12:35:49 +0100