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  1. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/cuckoo_chick_being_fed_c_vladimir_turkenich_shutterstock_1.jpg?itok=aUyESVjp Digging metre-long tunnels, luring away predators, stealing other bird’s nests… the breeding season is never dull for these seven bird species, which are now leaving Europe for the warmer climate of Africa.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/P0KE3IZ5cpkView the full article
  2. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/yellow-naped_amazon_c_ondrej_prosicky_shutterstock_smaller_1.jpg?itok=jXzf_udp Chicks seized from the nest, birds dying in transit – the Yellow-naped Amazon’s wild population is being driven to the brink of extinction by the illegal pet trade. If we want to give this intelligent and resplendent bird a future, we need to act now – before it’s too late.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/rifx7T4BkWEView the full article
  3. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/parrot_hobbyist_group_meeting_c_tim_plowden_2.jpg?itok=Jk6KzSiQ New research reveals that the majority of Singapore’s growing community of pet parrot owners prefer captive-bred birds, and are concerned about the impact of the illegal wild parrot trade. If armed with knowledge, these groups have the potential to become champions for parrot conservation.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/cPuz0h2LuNEView the full article
  4. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/velvet_scoter_pair_c_nika_melikishvili_smaller_1.jpg?itok=l0qYdtd3 When researcher Nika Paposhvili unexpectedly discovered a population of Velvet Scoters in a location where the bird thought to be extinct, it launched an urgent project to safeguard the future of the species - one that involved the whole community.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/15Sz4u-jQpAView the full article
  5. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/turtle-dove_website_slider_1_c_birdlife_europe_-_flight_for_survival_copy.jpg?itok=DhqtEg1h The European Turtle-dove - a familiar and beloved bird widespread in culture and folklore - is now Vulnerable to extinction. But not everyone is listening to its cry for help. Discover the threats it faces and the action underway to protect it in our free webinar on Wednesday 11th August, 14:30 CET.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/WxNi2HhHi1UView the full article
  6. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/yerba_mate_plantation_c_pablo_rodriguez_merkel_smaller_1.jpg?itok=UUQRXtyn Through our world-leading science, unique local-to-global policy reach and extensive on-ground conservation work around the globe, BirdLife is uniquely placed to guide on why and how we need to restore nature to build back better from COVID-19, tackle the climate and biodiversity crises, and improve health and well-being, as part of wider and long-term efforts to achieve an equitable, carbon-neutral, nature-positive future for all.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/wOarcPqnpK4View the full article
  7. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/hill_myna_chicks_by_abrar_ahmed_smaller_2.jpg?itok=imTb_cD4 India’s black market in wild birds may be less noticeable than in other countries, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t just as harmful. Our research has uncovered the sheer scale of the crisis – and also shown us what action we need to take to tackle it.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/Qx5406oC_38View the full article
  8. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/egyptian_vulture_andraskovacs_1.jpg?itok=E1BVtgJ- 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, poorly-planned ‘sustainable’ development is having unintended but devastating consequences for threatened birds that migrate through Africa and the Middle East.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/LkYYefEMn8oView the full article
  9. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/european_bee-eater_merops_apiaster_vilda_40451clars_soerink.jpg?itok=MiLc6FSt HeidelbergCement has just launched the 5th edition of the Quarry Life Award.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/dfjjkrYHOHkView the full article
  10. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/4719a1cec8345f0ea3a5ca6f98eac4f0.penelope-superciliaris-1.jpg?itok=G7vFgiJM Youth conservationist Fabiana Benítez tells how one rainforest is being restored with the help of BirdLife Partners and tea.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/FnVNhtemdbEView the full article
  11. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/seychelles_magpie-robin_c_adrian_scottow.jpg?itok=c1iEhabp 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 is up for sale as the first ever Digital Nature Collectible, using carbon-neutral infrastructure that expends almost zero energy.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/jMXcgcGPSLYView the full article
  12. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/wim_dirckx_85_7660_small.jpg?itok=w-8j-66E 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 chicks of their age. But they are not just any cranes: they might be the first Common Cranes ever to be born in Belgium.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/bJu64BrcKzwView the full article
  13. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/c-devesh-gadhavi-_mg_2179_-_copy_1.jpg?itok=9qGRq0rz The Great Indian Bustard is on the brink of extinction. Collision with powerlines is the biggest threat – but hope is at hand. This year, the Indian Supreme Court ruled that all powerlines should be taken underground at its breeding stronghold – a lifeline for this and many other bird species.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/VH6Sin8bDOcView the full article
  14. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/javan_pied_starling_gracupica_jalla_java_2017_simon_bruslund_3_smaller_1.jpg?itok=uNN6IP3E Over a million kept as pets in Indonesian homes, yet likely none left in their natural habitat: this is the extraordinary story of the Javan Pied Starling and what it represents for the Asian songbird crisis. Thankfully, plans for breeding and reintroduction raise hopes.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/q3nz6qHs_6cView the full article
  15. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/grey-breaseted_parakeet_baby_c_fabio_nunes_2.jpg?itok=LOjj4B2G CLP is delighted to invite applications to our 2022 Team Awards from teams of early-career conservationists leading critical projects worldwide. All applications must be submitted using the online platform by 11:59pm GMT on 10 October 2021.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/qcIrBAd7hdgView the full article
  16. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/belum-temenggor_foresmalaysia_2_c_yeap_chin_aik_mns_1.jpg?itok=yIlJ0wi6 BirdLife’s Forest Landscape Sustainability Accelerator is finding innovative new ways to support forest conservation in the long term. At this year’s online conference, we welcomed exciting new projects from BirdLife Partners across the world.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/K6JkOMKjFjkView the full article
  17. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/helmeted_hornbill_shutterstock_smaller_1.jpg?itok=xrIu5jNz The illegal bird trade is driving Asia’s birds to extinction: but with your help, we can turn things around. Here are just a few areas where the donations of BirdLife supporters have made a real impact over the past year.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/UKY3qSCr8nkView the full article
  18. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/black_stork_nest_cam_snip_0.jpg?itok=MUpS32Cx This year, the topic of our Spring Alive children’s education programme is how to keep birds’ nests safe. Thankfully, nowadays you don’t need to be anywhere near nests to observe the birds that live in them. Web cameras can offer a glimpse into the secret lives of birds wherever you are in the world.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/KaRap39yjhQView the full article
  19. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/egyptian_vulture_cedwin_butter_shutterstock.jpg?itok=XFhTD0sd It has been nearly nine months since we launched our appeal to save Africa's vultures. We are extremely grateful for all the support we have received, which is already making real change for these magnificent birds of prey. Here’s an update on what your donations have helped us to achieve so far.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/JNeVKOBgbnYView the full article
  20. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/female_tristan_albatross_c_oli_yates_1.jpg?itok=e4jy6Hor With a new protected area and a campaign to remove invasive mice, there have been many recent advances in the conservation of this Critically Endangered albatross. But our work isn’t over yet. Discover the measures in place to safeguard the species – and the gaps that still need to be filled.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/novmlpvIYFgView the full article
  21. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/sociable_lapwing_pakistan_feb2018_c_rob_sheldon_smaller_1.jpg?itok=IL40Q9qV Thanks to extensive research over the last 15 years, the Sociable Lapwing has gone from one of the world’s more obscure waders to one of its most studied, and it is now widely regarded as a flagship species for the conservation of the Central Asian steppes. We take a look at the work that has uncovered its mysteries and begun to conserve it.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/KVnKyB_9ASUView the full article
  22. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/dehooppenguins55.jpg?itok=DJ1SuUfD The release of 30 juvenile African Penguins into the wild this week represents a big step forward to re-establish a penguin colony on the south coast of South Africa. BirdLife South Africa, CapeNature and SANCCOB have partnered together in this ambitious attempt to help this Endangered species.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/FtqgImZlMFwView the full article
  23. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/platalea_leucorodia_-_biosfera.jpg?itok=5aXuJ2Js Researchers in Cabo Verde have discovered that a waste water treatment plant is an important stopover site for migrating birds, reminding us that there is still so much left to learn about this African archipelago. Find out how the Biosfera team are working to conserve this artificial wetland.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/5IqFe_69HvoView the full article
  24. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/getbol_mudflats_korea_1_c_getbol_world_hertiage_promotion_team_2.jpg?itok=xb9tkKcl The Republic of Korea’s coastal wetlands are a vital feeding and breeding site for millions of waterbirds, including nine species that are globally threatened with extinction. This July, the World Heritage Committee will decide whether to inscribe these vital habitats onto the UNESCO World Heritage List – the most prestigious of all conservation designations.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/bAawYMzl5NsView the full article
  25. http://www.birdlife.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/amur_falcon_at_tengragiri_bangladesh_c_touhid_biplob_2.jpg?itok=29P-HyWc 100,000 migrating Amur Falcons pass through Nagaland every year. Even as the world grapples with COVID-19, two villages in India are holding strongly to their commitment to protect the birds and nature around them.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/BirdLife-news-posts-blogs/~4/v4PL3m0bBNEView the full article
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