Nigerian communities defy odds to protect forest from…

The Taraba State Forest is fast disappearing. Much of this loss is down to unsustainable levels of logging. The Forestry Department (under the Taraba State Ministry of Environment and Solid Mineral Resources) is responsible for…

The 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference: our pledges

Last week, BirdLife attended the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in London, an event set up to unite global leaders and galvanise efforts to combat this devastating practice. Because the illegal wildlife trade is big business…

Rewilding – helping nature find its own way

With ambitious goals of bringing back lost species and restoring natural landscapes on a large scale, rewilding offers a narrative of hope to nature lovers – a ‘Recoverable Earth’. Restoration projects across Europe are increasingly…

Looking to the past to create a better…

Born in the village of Keyfoun near the foothills of Mount Lebanon, Assad Serhal grew up surrounded by nature and hunters, and he would get lost hunting in the wilderness with his father. However, as…

2018 Annual Report

&nbsp Thanks to friends like you, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a healthy and effective organization. Nested within the fabric of Cornell University, the Lab’s strength lies in its unique institutional model that weaves…

5 ways Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas have…

Way back in 1979, when people had only just stopped wearing flared trousers and BirdLife was still called the ICBP (The International Council for Bird Preservation), we launched a bold new idea – one whose…