North Macedonia’s Stork Villages: where birds and people live side by side

How did a sleepy rural community become the stork capital of North Macedonia? We meet the White Storks that live alongside local people, and discover how one woman’s love of b

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:47:24 +0100

Protected status secured for Cambodia’s Stung Sen wetlands

Thanks to the work of BirdLife International Cambodia Programme, the rich and biologically diverse Stung Sen wetland has been designated as a Wetland of International Importance

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 09:33:05 +0100

Symbols of love and fidelity brought down by illegal killing

The European Turtle-dove’s population is dropping fast, in large part due to illegal killing. But our partners are working to reverse that trend.

Think millennials are apathetic about conservation? Think again

If you think millennials are too busy looking at their phones to care about conservation, you haven’t met these young people. Every year, we grant funding and support to young

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:01:00 +0100

Study: Could new government targets drive better nature conservation?

A new paper published in the journal Science criticizes current incentives for governments to create protected areas, and calls for a new approac

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0100

This map lets you track bird migration in real time

With Euro Bird Portal’s LIVE viewer, you can look at weekly animated maps showing where birds have been sighted in real time

Anti-poaching camps give honey-buzzard sweet taste of success

The European Honey-buzzard is fearless in the face of stinging wasps and hornets - but it has no defence against illegal shooting for sport. In Italy, “anti-poaching camps”

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:01:00 +0100

A mighty predator made helpless at the hands of humans

The eagle is a long-standing symbol of strength and glory, but though triumphant within the animal kingdom, the predator becomes the prey when the Eastern Imperial Eagle is conf

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:01:00 +0100

News flash: Rufous-headed Robin spotted for first time since 2016

This secretive Endangered songbird has been spotted for the first time in three years, in the cloud forests of Malaysia – a completely new habitat for this species. Could this

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 15:06:53 +0100

Hotspots of exploitation: where are species under greatest threat?

A new paper pinpoints global hotspots for unsustainable commercial harvesting of species to prioritise efforts tackling one of the greatest threats to nature.

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0100