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[l] at 9/11/19 7:27am
At a crucial meeting in Switzerland last month, governments of more than 180 countries made critical decisions to manage the escalating international trade in wildlife including vultures, songbirds, hornbills, parrots and a number of other bird species. Here are some of the highlights.
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[l] at 9/9/19 7:16am
© Felicien Karekezi Uwizeye Climate change is affecting the livelihoods of the population around the world. Challenging situations require innovative interventions and BirdLife is working hand in hand with local communities, who have unique knowledge of their landscapes, to build alternatives in Rwanda and Burundi.
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[l] at 9/9/19 7:16am
© Felicien Uwizeye Karekezi Climate change is affecting the livelihoods of the population around the world. Challenging situations require innovative interventions and BirdLife is working to hand in hand with local communities, who have unique knowledge of their landscapes, to build alternatives.
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[l] at 9/9/19 4:54am
Collared Sand Martin © Frank Vassen Migratory birds are arriving in Africa, and now there’s a new Spring Alive species to look out for - the Collared Sand Martin. Discover its unique relationship with quarries, and find out how one particular extraction company is making sure this species is safe at their sites.
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[l] at 9/3/19 3:47am
Cebu Flowerpecker © HBW The dramatic rediscovery of the Antioquia Brush-finch – a species unseen for almost half a century – hit the headlines this past April. However, such incredible returns, although rare, are not unheard of. We explore some of the most miraculous examples of recent times, and what they teach us about the danger of presuming a species is extinct.
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[l] at 8/29/19 5:15am
Far Eastern Curlew © Duade Paton Moreton Bay, Australia is one of the last and biggest wintering grounds for the Far Eastern Curlew. Now, plans for a marina and high-rise residential complex threaten to destroy it forever. BirdLife Australia has taken action – and you can too.
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[l] at 8/27/19 9:54am
© Mironov / Shutterstock You have probably heard the devastating news about the fires currently destroying the Amazon rainforest – the result of forest protection laws being rapidly dismantled. BirdLife has joined 48 other NGOs demanding immediate and lasting action from the governments of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay.
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[l] at 8/27/19 4:01am
Common Quail caught in a 'mist net' © Watter AlBahry

August 27 - A study out today, for the first time, estimates the scale and extent of the illegal killing and taking of wild birds in the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq and Iran.

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[l] at 8/22/19 3:52am
A driver of deforestation, chocolate may be even more of a guilty pleasure than you thought. But in Indonesia, one cocoa collective is protecting forests while lifting local people out of poverty.
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[l] at 8/14/19 7:48am

Albatrosses are iconic voyagers, well-known for their ability to glide on ocean winds with barely a flap of their wings.

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[l] at 8/14/19 7:09am
It’s that time of year again! Birdfair — a.k.a Glastonbury for birders, the pride of Rutland Water, the biggest birding blowout in the UK — is just around the corner. We at BirdLife could not be more excited. Just check out some of the great things Birdfair 2019 has on offer!
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[l] at 8/14/19 7:09am
It’s that time of year again! Birdfair — a.k.a Glastonbury for birders, the pride of Rutland Water, the biggest birding blowout in the UK — is just around the corner. We at BirdLife could not be more excited. Just check out some of the great things Birdfair 2019 has on offer!
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[l] at 8/9/19 4:20am
An artist's impression of the new marmoset species, 'Mico munduruku' © Stephen Nash The marmoset was discovered in the south-west of Pará State in Brazil, Amazon’s ‘arc of deforestation’. The researcher who lead the study warns that we already need to be concerned about its survival.
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[l] at 8/7/19 10:24am
Scientists reviewed more than 900 studies and found that seabirds face big threats both on land and at sea. This helps explain why they are one of the most threatened group of vertebrates.
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[l] at 8/6/19 7:31am
White-rumped Vulture © Vickey Chauhan / Shutterstock How is the Maghi community helping to protect their lake and the rare birds that live there? Why not visit them and find out! Thanks to an innovative homestay programme, wildlife lovers the world over are flocking to the area, helping wildlife and people as they do.
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[l] at 8/6/19 5:21am
Rufous-headed Hornbill © Haribon Foundation In the Philippines, the Rufous-headed Hornbill has been driven to the brink of extinction by hunting and deforestation. But thanks to a new project, it is celebrated among local people, and has kicked off a movement to restore the area’s forests.
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[l] at 8/6/19 4:43am
Knobbed Hornbill © Onrej Prosicky / Shutterstock Not long ago, communities living around Indonesia's Poayato Paguat forests hunted hornbills for food and used their casques as talismans and decorations in their homes. Today, these communities are on the frontline in the fight to protect these magnificent birds.
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[l] at 8/5/19 8:59am
Red-headed vultures change their skin colour to communicate emotion © Jonathan Eames Forget Africa’s “Big Five” - where in the world can you spot five Critically Endangered birds in one place? This year, proceeds from the British Birdwatching Fair will go towards conserving Western Siem Pang, a forest sanctuary home to 70% of Cambodia’s vultures and two of the world’s rarest ibises.
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[l] at 7/31/19 2:34am
What can albatrosses tell us about their interaction with fishing vessels? With this new technology, we’ll find out. 
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[l] at 7/30/19 4:35am
All three of Cambodia's vulture species are Critically Endangered © Bou Vorsak / BirdLife Cambodia Fantastic news for Asia's Critically Endangered vultures! Following tireless advocacy from NGOs including BirdLife, the Cambodian government has banned the veterinary use of Diclofenac: a drug used as a painkiller for cattle, but deadly to vultures.
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[l] at 7/26/19 3:00am
© Fode Sembene Camara In Dubréka, Guinea, salt production used to involve cutting down mangroves to burn as fuelwood. Now, a new project is using solar technology to extract salt in a safer, more sustainable way that is already allowing mangroves to regrow.

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