The UN Biodiversity Summit 2020 was switched to a semi-remote format © CBD

UN Summit on Biodiversity: The World Leaders Promise for Nature

Nature underpins the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals. However, our systematic disregard for the environment and deeply rooted social inequalities endanger progress on the path to sustainable...
The Mama-Mama gather to monitor the forests of Mbeliling © Muhammad Meisa

From rural housewives to mother guardians of the forest

This article is based on a story originally published in the Indonesian newspaper Kompas in Bahasa. Scholastic M. Erimina, 57, holds a 1 liter plastic jug up to the...
The natural collapse is on the verge of investment, 'Wildlife Conservation 20' warns the G20

The natural collapse is on the verge of investment, ‘Wildlife Conservation 20’ warns the...

BirdLife International today joined 20 of the world's leading conservation organizations and urged the G20 to urgently invest in nature to protect biodiversity and thereby reduce the risk of...
Press release: Over 100,000 citizens are calling for the United Nations to recognize a new human right - the right to a healthy planet

Press release: Over 100,000 citizens are calling for the United Nations to recognize a...

Brussels - - 28 September 2020To the press representatives - for immediate publication Citizens around the world are calling for the right to a clean, healthy environment to become a...
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Avian genome research covers almost all bird families

Scientists are well on their way to capturing a full genetic portrait of the diversity of the world's birds. In the November 11th issue of Nature, researchers reported the genome of 363...
WWT - Unsere Antwort auf den GBO-5-Bericht der Vereinten Nationen: Menschlichkeit am Scheideweg

WWT – Unsere Antwort auf den GBO-5-Bericht der Vereinten Nationen: Menschlichkeit am Scheideweg

Das Bericht über Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 (GBO-5), veröffentlicht vom UN-Übereinkommen über die biologische Vielfalt (CBD) am 15. September, bietet einen maßgeblichen Überblick über den aktuellen Zustand der Natur. Es...
Dailus Laurence, 29, started working on Cousin Island at the age of 21 © Nature Seychelles

The nature guardian of the Seychelles wins the African Ranger Award 2020

Dailus Laurence, the Chief Warden of the Cousin Island Special Reserve The Nature Seychelles employee (BirdLife Partner) has won the prestigious African Ranger Award 2020, which is sponsored by...
Ned Brinkley

Ned Brinkley, tour guide and author of the birdwatching, dies while birdwatching in Ecuador

The bird watching world lost a light on Sunday November 22nd when Edward S. (Ned) Brinkley died while on a birding trip in southern Ecuador. According to a Facebook post by Field...
Hidden world of mice, voles and shrews revealed through a new approach

Hidden world of mice, voles and shrews revealed through a new approach

Thanks to the efforts of a team of researchers, the hidden world of British mice, voles and shrews has just opened to new audiences. Using audio recordings, the team developed an...
The scythe-shaped beak of an extinct bird expands knowledge about bird development

The scythe-shaped beak of an extinct bird expands knowledge about bird development

A depiction of Falcatakely, a bird that lived 68 million years ago. Art by Mark WittonIn Madagascar, a well-preserved, almost complete skull of a crow-sized bird was discovered. Buried...