The radical otherness of birds: Jonathan Franzen on why they matter

Birds are not just diverse, vivid and extraordinary. They can also save our souls – let’s protect them

23 March 2018

Climate change is for, and against, the birds, say scientists

A new study shows that climate change is linked to population increases of some bird species and declines of others.

04 April 2016

New Study Highlights Gaps in Protection for Migratory Birds Globally

A new study on protected areas and global conservation of migratory birds has just been published in Science calling for greater international efforts to conserve migratory bird species, many of which are not adequately protected across their range.

04 December 2015

Report: Plight of migratory birds requires global solution

A total of 1,324 migratory bird species face inadequate habitat protection for at least a portion of their journey.

03 December 2015

Rote Liste: Diese Vögel könnte es bald nicht mehr geben

Experten sprechen von "schockierenden Daten": In Europa stehen 82 von 451 Vogelarten auf der Roten Liste, sie sind vom Aussterben bedroht. Von manchen gibt es nur noch ein Dutzend Paare.

04 June 2015

Despite conservation successes, 13% of European birds still at risk of extinction

The new European Red List of Birds, published today and produced by the European Commission and BirdLife International, reveals that 13% of European bird species are threatened with extinction, lar

03 June 2015

Una de cada tres especies de aves en Europa se encuentra amenazada

Una de cada tres especies de aves en Europa se encuentra amenazada, según el mayor estudio realizado hasta la fecha sobre los hábitats naturales en la Unión Europea (UE), anticipado por

14 May 2015

A third of Europe’s birds under threat, says most comprehensive study yet

Deteriorating natural habitats and declining wildlife populations found in wide-ranging survey of Europe’s countryside

14 May 2015