Tracking down threats

Albatrosses are iconic voyagers, well-known for their ability to glide on ocean winds with barely a flap of their wings. Their perilous associati

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:48:49 +0100

7 best things about Birdfair

It’s that time of year again! Birdfair — a.k.a Glastonbury for birders, the pride of Rutland Water, the biggest birding blowout in the UK — is just around the corner. We a

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:09:42 +0100

The BirdLife Forest Landscape Sustainability Accelerator

Sustaining tropical forests is a top global priority, not only for the unique and diverse wildlife and human communities that live in and around

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:45:43 +0100

Catching fish, not seabirds

Dr Euan Dunn has been working for our partner, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) for over 20 years. His role includes policy development and advocacy

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:15:43 +0100

New monkey species discovered in rapidly-deforested area of Amazon

The marmoset was discovered in the south-west of Pará State in Brazil, Amazon’s ‘arc of deforestation’. The researcher who lead the study warns that we already need to be

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:20:54 +0100

Top threats to seabirds identified

Scientists reviewed more than 900 studies and found that seabirds face big threats both on land and at sea. This helps explain why they are one of the most threatened group of v

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 17:24:35 +0100

Malaysia’s Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

For nearly 80 years, the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) has led the way for conservation and environmental stewardship in Malaysia. From protecting large swaths of land, such

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 10:43:24 +0100

Local people protect Nepal lake by welcoming visitors into their homes

How are the Tharu community helping to protect their lake and the rare birds that live there? Why not visit them and find out! Thanks to an innovative homestay programme, wildli

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 14:31:18 +0100

Critically Endangered hornbill becomes community flagship for forest conservation

In the Philippines, the Rufous-headed Hornbill has been driven to the brink of extinction by hunting and deforestation. But thanks to a new project, it is celebrated among local

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:21:34 +0100

Using education to build a grassroots hornbill conservation movement

Not long ago, communities living around Indonesia's Poayato Paguat forests hunted hornbills for food and used their casques as talismans and decorations in their homes. Today, t

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 11:43:43 +0100