Europe and Central Asia
23 Jul 2020

External Dimension of the European Common Fisheries Policy

While EU fish stocks are severely overfished, around 1,000 European vessels are authorised, each year, to fish in the rich waters of the Indian Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.
17 Jul 2020

EU Biodiversity Strategy: are we on the right track to protect nature?

A couple months ago, the European Commission heeded the desperate call of the scientific community and multiple generations. They adopted an ambitious Biodiversity Strategy, that reflects the reality of the environmental crisis we are facing. So, are we really on the right track to protect nature?
17 Jul 2020

For real food security, we need nature-friendly farming

Think we need more intensive farming for food security? Think again. If anything, our unsustainable farming system is making us less secure: it’s killing pollinators, destroying the very ecosystems we need to produce food, and 88 million tons of food are going to waste every year!  
16 Jul 2020

Indian Quarries attract birds

In a recent study 117 bird species, six of which are endemic to the subcontinent, were recorded in four HeidelbergCement quarries in India.
08 Jul 2020

Why we desperately need space for nature on farms

The single, most dramatic cause for the loss of biodiversity, species and natural habitats in Europe is intensive agriculture.
White Tailed Eagle © Jaroslav Pap courtesy of Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Shot and left for dead: help us put an end to this persecution.

Who we are

Who we are

BirdLife Europe is a Partnership of 48 national conservation organisations and one of six regional secretariats that compose BirdLife International. Read more about BirdLife Europe

What we do

What we do

BirdLife Europe’s unique local to global approach enables it to deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people. Read more about our Programmes in Europe and Central Asia

Where we work

Where we work

We are active in 47 countries. We have over 4.100 staff members working on nature conservation. We have more than 2 million members. Read more about our regional network.