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The Red Kite disappeared from England for 100 years © Scott M Ward / Shutterstock

Red List update: how we brought the Red Kite home...

Fri, 05/03/2021
The 2020 Red List update showed that many raptors are now in peril. In more positive news, the Red Kite was downlisted to Least Concern, thanks in part to a wildly successful reintroduction program that saw the species return to England and Scotland after a century’s absence.

Milking the cow: why Dutch dairy is becoming bird...

Mon, 26/03/2018
For the last few years, VBN/BirdLife Netherlands has been working closely with Dutch farmers in the hopes of making the country’s world-famous dairy products as sustainable and nature-friendly as they are tasty. Gerrit Gerritsen tells us more about a most promising start.

Fly away with me: the new Species Action Plan...

Wed, 05/10/2016
The LIFE EuroSAP project: ten European countries, three years and one clear goal – halting the population decline of sixteen species of iconic European birds...

From conservation research to on-the-ground...

Mon, 11/01/2016
How our 'European Red List of Birds' has become a project (LIFE Euro SAP) to protect 16 threatened species.