Sustainable Tuna? There’s a Catch

Every year hundreds of thousands of seabirds die as bycatch in fishing gear. BirdLife is joining a call to reduce this number by enforcing mitigation measures through obs

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:38:22 +0100

After the Storm: Can This Rediscovered Bird Recover?

Amongst the destruction and tragedy on Grand Bahama caused by Hurricane Matthew, there is an untold story of a rediscovered bird. But with a potential population of just two, ca

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:15:11 +0100

Algerian forest reinstated as National Park after turbulent history

Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. Now, despite political upheaval, the hard work of conservationists

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:01:00 +0100

7 great dads of the bird world

Father’s Day is about celebrating all the great dads out there – and there are plenty in the bird world. Who knows, one of these feathered fathers might remind you of someon

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:45:30 +0100

Flying into the face of danger

Shooting, trapping, poisoning – an average of 24 million birds are illegally slaughtered in the Mediterranean each year as they attempt their perilous migratory journey betwee

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:06:09 +0100

New study scans the horizon for future conservation battlegrounds

Our Chief Scientist Stuart Butchart explains a “horizon scan” of emerging conservation issues that may have big impacts in the future.

It’s not all plain sailing for seabirds, but with some help it can be

As we celebrate World Environment Day and World Ocean Day with #AlbatrossStories, we’re taking a look at a conservation tale of terrible decline, but one which we have the pow

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 10:09:59 +0100

Bumper breeding season at Tanzania’s ‘Flamingo Factory’ lake

Researchers at Lake Natron reported a 130% increase in the number of adults and a 600% increase in chicks since last year.

Ghana's Atewa Forest under threat from mining devastation

Atewa Forest, Ghana not only supports a wealth of rare and endemic wildlife, but also provides clean water for nearby cities. Despite this, the Government intends to mine the ar

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 10:42:18 +0100

Results Oriented Monitoring Review

European Union commissioned review to examine project status