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  1. Recent findings have shown that many birds formerly classified as one single species are actually separate species in their own right. But what do these >1,000 new species mean for bird conservation? BirdLife’s Ashley Simkins explains his new study.View the full article
  2. The jewel in the crown of Arabia’s biodiversity is under threat. Often dubbed the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean, the unique Socotra archipelago is an Important Bird & Biodiversity and UNESCO World Heritage Site of global importance for its endemic wildlife and rich ancient cultures, but action is needed before modern-day pressures change these ancient islands forever.View the full article
  3. For centuries, this albatross's slow and measured approach to breeding worked just fine. But now, facing new human threats, will this become the 16th out of all 22 albatross species to be listed as globally threatened?View the full article
  4. In the hilly terrain of Awash National Park in Ethiopia, Tigist Bogale sits among a group of rangers in a room. The rangers all dressed in jungle green uniform, listen attentively to Dr. Bruktawit Abdu, at the front of the room passionately explaining a point to the group.View the full article
  5. Sea-level rise is keeping exhausted migratory shorebirds in holding patterns, with nowhere to land and rest. The solution: artificial roosts fashioned from oyster bags…View the full article
  6. A globally threatened bird with habitats shrinking at both ends of its migration route, the Cerulean Warbler’s population plummeted by 70% in 44 years. Now, its decline is slowing down – but why? We have a few theories…View the full article
  7. When unregulated tourism threatened to destroy the Pacific nation of Palau, a movement was formed to preserve paradise for future generations. 25 years on, our Partner, the Palau Conservation Society, has inspired ideas that have gone on to transform the nation.View the full article
  8. Conservation projects can’t work unless everyone in the local community is involved. But at the moment, many women are being left out. Our CEPF project in East Africa shares some simple steps on how to welcome women into the conversation.View the full article
  9. What makes a natural site special to people? Too often realisation hits after a place is gone. We interview author Julian Hoffman about human connection to landscapes, experiences shaped by endangered natural places and unsung species, and the stalwart local people fighting urgently to save them.View the full article
  10. BirdLife's research has revealed that an estimated 25 million birds are illegally killed or taken each year across the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Caucasus. Here, we delve deeper into the shocking discoveries that galvanised our Flight for Survival campaign.View the full article
  11. At the end of last month, the Chilean Government took a vital and welcome step towards saving thousands of seabirds from being needlessly killed in their trawl fisheries by introducing new regulations making the use of mitigation measures mandatory.View the full article
  12. Climate change is already beginning to profoundly impact bird populations across the world. Find out which birds we fought for at this week’s Global Climate Strike, and why it’s so important to speak out for nature and people.View the full article
  13. As co-president of BirdLife International's Rare Bird Club, novelist Graeme Gibson worked tirelessly to the champion the cause of birds, both in his native Canada, and globally.View the full article
  14. A new study shows that the USA and Canada have lost more than a quarter of their birds over the past 50 years. This massive reduction in abundance involves hundreds of species, from beloved backyard songbirds to long-distance migrants. So what’s going on?View the full article
  15. On 31st August and 1 September 2019, BirdWatch Zambia (BWZ) - BirdLife International partner in Zambia, marked a milestone, celebrating 50 years of conservation in the country.View the full article
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