Europe and Central Asia
The rare endemic Orjen Iris (Iris orjenii) ©Mihailo Jovićević
11 Nov 2019

Protecting rare plant species on Orjen Mountain

Located within the Mediterranean basin, Orjen Mountain is considered an internationally important area – it was identified as globally important Key Biodiversity area – due to its biodiversity, especially plant species.
05 Nov 2019

Fish Tales - Episode 1: Thomas from Cyprus

«My name is Thomas. I live in Cyprus. I am 63 years old, and I have been a fisherman for 36 years.» Being a fisher. Caring for nature.
28 Oct 2019

Farmers deserve a just ecological transition, and the CAP should pay for it

To avert the climate and biodiversity crises, we must drastically reduce our carbon footprint. What does that mean for the people and regions whose economy has been made entirely dependent on intensive agriculture? They deserve a just transition, and the CAP should pay for it.
Grantees recording endemic plants on Orjen Mountain © Borut Rubinic
23 Oct 2019

A big boost for grassroots conservation in the Balkans

A newly announced partnership and additional funding will empower local, grassroots organisations to achieve conservation success where it is needed most in the Balkans
© Unsplash
17 Oct 2019

Novel study identifies key foraging areas of Cambridge scientists

Our Marine science team came up with an innovative way of explaining the concept of marine Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas to BirdLife staff - by fitting them with GPS trackers on their lunch break.
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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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

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