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  • ISSN: 0959-2709 (Print), 1474-0001 (Online)
  • Editor: Professor Phil Atkinson British Trust for Ornithology, UK
  • Editorial board
Bird Conservation International is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal that seeks to promote worldwide research and action for the conservation of birds and the habitats upon which they depend. The official journal of BirdLife International, it provides stimulating, international and up-to-date coverage of a broad range of conservation topics, using birds to illuminate wider issues of biodiversity, conservation and sustainable resource use. It publishes original papers and reviews, including targeted articles and recommendations by leading experts.

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Bird Conservation International blog

  • Africa’s largest eagle in free fall
  • 11 October 2017, Arjun Amar
  • An iconic African eagle species made famous by TV presenter Steve Backshall is soaring towards extinction, a South African scientific study has found.…...
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  • 28 July 2017, Rob Davis and Ben Jones
  • In a recent study published in Bird Conservation International, authors from Perth Edith Cowan University have carried out research in Papua New Guinea to understand...


BirdLife News

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  • The BirdLife Forest Landscape Sustainability Accelerator
  • 14 August 2019
  • Sustaining tropical forests is a top global priority, not only for the unique and diverse wildlife and human communities that live in and around them, but for BirdLife Forests Programme is piloting a new approach. Modelled on the innovation that powers start-ups in the tech sector, an “Accelerator” is a fixed-term, cohort-based programme bringing together seed investment, connections, mentorship, training workshops, and promotional events to accelerate growth....