How did the Guam Rail come back from extinction in the wild?

After more than 30 years, the Guam Rail is back: breeding naturally beyond the confines of captive breeding enclosures – making it only the second bird species ever to recover

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:31:00 +0000

Revealed: the proposed global plan for nature that could save the planet

This October, world leaders will meet in China to discuss a new set of biodiversity targets that will decide the fate of nature on this planet. A first draft of the targets was

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:45:30 +0000

Ocean Week 2020 - Brussels

Ocean Week 2020 - seven days of events, discussions and activities in Brussels - puts the spotlight on the huge threats faced by marine species and habitats while offering real

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:03:33 +0000

Bringing back nature to the EU in the post-2020 Biodiversity Strategy

The rewilding of European ecosystems can help to tackle both the current climate and biodiversity emergencies. In a policy brief published today, a coalition of five organisatio

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:59:39 +0000

New donor collaboration launches a call for small grants in Prespa

On behalf of the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust and Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new joint Call for Proposals for small grants.

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 10:32:46 +0000

How our network of vital bird habitats is expanding to include all wildlife

The rock-solid criteria we use to identify Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) is now being used as the foundation for Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) – a new standard in

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 17:56:55 +0000

Critically Endangered antwren receives its first protected area in Brazil

In October 2019, the Marsh Antwren was given its first ever protected area in the town of Guararema, Brazil. This tiny, Critically Endangered antbird lives in isolated populatio

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:01:00 +0000

Bushfires update: a message from BirdLife Australia

The recent news of devastating wildfires sweeping across Australia has been hard to ignore. Samantha Vine, Head of Conservation for BirdLife Australia, provides an update of the

Wed, 08 Jan 2020 14:49:43 +0000

New study: conservation action has reduced bird extinction rates by 40%

We’ve all heard of species brought back from the brink of extinction, but have you ever wondered how impactful conservation actually is? A new study shows that global conserva

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 14:48:23 +0000

A world first: Six Madagascar Pond-herons fitted with GPS trackers

In late 2019, a team of scientists and conservationists undertook a mission to capture and fit tracking equipment to Madagascar Pond-herons. This ongoing study is building upon

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:16:55 +0000