Excessive consumption of chocolate can help save Songbirds!

As we are in the second and final year of our Silent Forest Campaign, Wilhelma Zoologische Garten (Germany) sent us some updates about the awesome activities they have done in 2018 and will carry out in 2019 regarding Songbirds. A few weeks ago, the zoo received their special edition of “Wilhelma Conservation Chocolate” advertising five […]

“Silent Forest” invited to the Day of Animals

Author: Svetlana Kovalchuck (Tula Exotarium, Russia) On the 6th of October 2018, while the International “Day of Animals” was celebrated at Tula Exotarium, our young visitors and their parents learned about the problem of songbirds in South-East Asia and about the EAZA Silent Forest Campaign. They could listen to the sound records of daytime tropical […]

An astronomical bird clock in Liberec Zoo!

Authors: Matyáš Adam & Barbara Tesařová (Zoo Liberec, Czech Republic) We are happy to see new ideas come to life to raise awareness of the Asian songbird crisis. Liberec zoo, the oldest zoological garden in the Czech Republic celebrating its 100th birthday next year and the home of the Silent Forest campaign office, has just […]

Discover Songbirds in Finland with Helsinki Zoo

We are pleased to see the Silent Forest Campaign is spreading through Europe! We received some news from Helsinki zoo where the Finnish visitors can learn about the Songbird crisis via many activities. Several schools took part in a bird-theme day earlier this year. The teenagers created material for the social media – the goal […]

Deep dive in the Indonesian forests with Yudi (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, we posted the first part of Yudi’s story (read it here if you missed it). Today he talks about his hobby: birdwatching. “I started birdwatching in 1998, influenced by a campaign on saving Javan sparrow, conducted by one of the Indonesian birdwatching clubs. My reason was simple: I love birds! But I […]

Art for Conservation

Earlier in the year, Emma Bowring, a young British artist asked permission to use photos from the Silent Forest website as models to paint. She wanted to take part in a project being undertaken by “Artists for Conservation”: a 100 ft mural of 8in x 8in canvasses featuring 678 endangered birds of the world! The […]