French President Macron wants to confine 110,000+ wild birds

Terrifying news for wild birds in France: President Emmanuel Macron recently authorized horrific bird-catching methods that are only in the history books. BirdLife’s French Partner, LPO, reports. [Read the original…

Collaborate with PONT-CEPF for precautionary effectiveness

PONT implements this mission through two main grant programs: (1) co-financing the cost of operating Protected Areas (PAs), and (2) co-financing the work of Environmental Actors (EAs). EAs include Non-Governmental…

BirdLife at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Despite the ongoing COVID pandemic, amid intensifying climate and biodiversity emergencies, BirdLife CEO Patricia Zurita led a small policy delegation at the recently concluded International Union for the Conservation of…

Vision vs action: the challenge of 2030 for a liveable planet

“Vision without action is just a dream. Action without vision will pass over time. Vision with action can change the world.” Joel Arthur Barker, American futurist Shortly after I joined…

Seabird of the month: Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica)

IUCN status: Least Anxiety (LC) Global population: 275,000-1,500,000 individuals Description: Wings: 100 – 130 cm Life expectancy: Even if there is little information available about the life span of seabirds,…

September eBirder of the Month Challenge

This month eBirder to the Moon challenge, promoted by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, can help you become a better sound recordist. EBirder of the Moon is available from eBirders submission…

Here’s how the 7 iconic migratory bird species spent spring and summer

This article is about us Spring Alive program, which aims to inspire and educate children across Africa and Eurasia about the wonders of nature and bird migration. The 2021 Spring…

Opinion: the EU has a duty to lead the movement to protect the environment around the world

We are at a critical time in our past and on our planet: the combined climate and biodiversity crises now threaten humanity’s survival. Just this summer, many European countries have…

How to restore the environment that prevents floods

Fires. Storms. Floods The climate crisis is here, and more often than not it has become the most frequent weather event. As we battle the root causes of the crisis,…

Polly wants the future: Yellow-naped Amazon in illegal pet trade crisis

The worldwide popularity of Amazon Yellow is sleeping Amazon auropalliata as a pet that precedes its rapid extinction. The glittering green parrot is famous for its sounds and imitating abilities,…