Boo! ‘Scarybird’, the scarecrow of the seas, saves seabirds and helps fishers

This easy-to-use equipment is a resounding success. The ‘scarybird’ device was developed by the MedAves Pesca project, in which researchers from SPEA (BirdLife Portugal)

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 10:59:34 +0100

Why we need to make ‘sustainable’ development truly bird-safe

Planting vegetation to stop the spread of deserts, bringing electricity to rural communities… these are positive steps, as long as the right preparations are made. Sadly, poor

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:51:09 +0100

Are you the next winner of the Quarry Life Award?

HeidelbergCement has just launched the 5th edition of the Quarry Life Award.

Paraguay's San Rafael reserve is being restored in a buzz-worthy way

Youth conservationist Fabiana Benítez tells how one rainforest is being restored with the help of BirdLife Partners and tea.

Seychelles songbird becomes world's first 'digital species' for conservation

BirdLife Partner Nature Seychelles is looking for innovative ways to fund the protection of their wildlife, including the Seychelles Magpie-robin (Endangered). Today, the bird i

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 12:43:56 +0100

The race to save the last of the monarchs from extinction

There are only four breeding pairs of Fatu Hiva Monarchs left on earth – the tragic victims of invasive species. Our French Polynesian Partner SOP Manu knows exactly what to d

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:51:09 +0100

Remembering David Fisher: a lifetime devoted to birds

On 22 May 2021 BirdLife’s Rare Bird Club lost a tireless supporter of conservation, and it is no exaggeration to say that David Fisher had devoted the whole of his adult life

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 11:06:49 +0100

New joint call for small grants in the Wider Prespa-Ohrid Area

On behalf of the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust and Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a second joint Call for Proposals for Small Grants for Environmental Civil

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 08:00:16 +0100

Cuteness alert: first Crane chicks are born in Belgium!

Have you heard of Gru and Dru? They’re two nine-week old Common Crane chicks. They’re eating roots, hanging around the nest, and beginning to fly short distances; like other

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 14:31:04 +0100

Press release: EU Commission labels burning trees for energy ‘sustainable’ - 97% of European forests could be at risk of destruction

“Fit for 55" package takes two steps forward, and 100 steps back with revised Renewable Energy Directive proposal