Europe and Central Asia
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24 Sep 2020

The only recovery is a green recovery

As businesses wake from hibernation and the world eases itself into something close to normal, global attention turns to economic recovery – but ignoring nature as part of these plans would be a huge error. Will the EU’s response be fit for purpose?
23 Sep 2020

Ending “temporary cessation” for good – How an EU subsidy is driving

This report explores and demonstrates, how EU payments for “temporary cessation” of fishing are not only an ineffective management tool for reducing fishing effort, but also ineffective in supporting marine conservation efforts.
23 Sep 2020

Wetland birds win battle against lead-based hunting

In Europe, every year, 20,000 tons of lead hunting ammunition is shot into our natural environment, and more than one million waterbirds die from ingesting it. Lead shot is toxic for plants, soil, water; and even for the animals and humans who eat contaminated birds.
21 Sep 2020

We need money for nature now

The single, most dramatic cause for the loss of biodiversity, species and natural habitats in Europe is intensive agriculture. To reverse this alarming trend, the EU must invest in nature protection. Where should the money come from, you ask? Look at our infographic for the answer.
20 Aug 2020

The Nubian Nightjar: worrying trends in Israel and beyond

A scientific article by our Israeli partner, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.
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.

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