April 20, 2021

“Our Plight to Survive”: New documentary on Nigeria’s Vulture and Wildlife Trade Crisis

By Oladapo Soneye In Nigeria, vulture poisoning is rampant, accounting for 85% of vulture mortality in the country. Our Partner, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has […]
February 16, 2021

Odyssey – Egyptian vulture; A new board game to play at home!

What’s it like to be the only person travelling alongside vultures? Vultures, who are not black, nor white, but all Egyptian? What challenges will the adventurer […]
December 16, 2020

Anahita the Egyptian Vulture is fighting for her life

On the 10th of September, Anahita, a three-month-old Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), began her journey from the Balkans to travel thousands of kilometers to spend her […]
October 30, 2020
Stork slaughter in Lebanon photo by SPNL Society for the Protection of Nature Lebanon

How the illegal killing of birds is infecting social media

by Lilla Barabas, Ph.D. Project Coordinator for LIFE against bird crime at BirdLife Europe & Central Asia For as much pleasure as Facebook can bring in […]
September 21, 2020

What’s the EU ever done for birds? A lot, actually.

By Jessica Williams, Flyways Conservation Officer at BirdLife International@NatureEU As a nature protection NGO, we often get asked why the EU does not do more to […]
September 14, 2020

Flight for survival: protecting migratory birds from illegal killing

By Jessica Williams, Flyways Conservation Officer at BirdLife International @NatureEU When you think of poaching, what do you think of? Elephants shot for their tusks, pangolins […]
May 5, 2020

To be a bird in the Balkans: satellite transmitters, dangerous pigeon keepers and stolen eggs

In the Balkans, birds face a wide variety of risks. Our partner, BSPB – the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds, is taking action to […]
September 27, 2019

Update – Egyptian vultures Sara & Tobia reach African skies!

Have you ever had to wait for a delayed flight? What’s the longest time you’ve waited? During her epic migration journey, the Egyptian vulture Sara had […]