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How’s nature doing? BirdLife joins momentous collaboration for EU State of Nature report

Wed, 07/10/2020
How can we secure a healthy, sustainable future for nature and people? What do we need to do, and when? In order to figure that out, we first need to understand how nature is doing right now.

Environmental devastation: a crime against humanity?

Tue, 06/10/2020
We talk to Professor Philippe Sands, an international human rights barrister, about the origins of the right to a healthy natural environment, and why we must act now.

Olive oil is no longer a threat for migratory birds

Fri, 02/10/2020
I am convinced that most of the rather complex and long-standing planetary problems of our age can be solved by looking onto our food plates. Let me explain why.
Eugene Catholic Church © HIH Princess Takamado

The Island of Anne of Green Gables

Thu, 01/10/2020
Explore the beautiful Canadian island that inspired the novel "Anne of Green Gables", where birds and history live side by side. From "Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, October, 2020.
Black-browed Albatross © Jessica Winter

New report: birds provide hopeful message on targets to save nature

Wed, 30/09/2020
You may have heard about the world’s catastrophic failure to meet global biodiversity targets. But there's hope. A new landmark report from BirdLife International uses bird conservation successes to outline recommended solutions that could help the next set of targets to succeed.
Green Peafowl (Endangered) © Roger Smith / Flickr

Latest research: how does human disturbance affect the lives of birds?

Tue, 29/09/2020
Join us for a bite-sized round-up of advances published in our journal Bird Conservation International. Highlights include insights into how human disturbance affects the feeding, breeding and overall health of bird populations.

Press release: Over 100 000 citizens demand the UN to recognise a new human right – the right to a...

Mon, 28/09/2020
Citizens from around the world are demanding that the right to a clean, healthy environment is made a Universal Human Rights. Over 100 000 people have signed the petition.
© Smit / Shutterstock

The only recovery is a green recovery

Thu, 24/09/2020
As businesses wake from hibernation and the world eases itself into something close to normal, global attention turns to economic recovery – but ignoring nature as part of these plans would be a huge error. Will the EU’s response be fit for purpose?

Ending “temporary cessation” for good – How an EU subsidy is driving overfishing

Wed, 23/09/2020
This report explores and demonstrates, how EU payments for “temporary cessation” of fishing are not only an ineffective management tool for reducing fishing effort, but also ineffective in supporting marine conservation efforts.