Europe and Central Asia
12 Dec 2019

The EU Green Deal is not the real deal we so desperately need

The brush strokes of the von der Leyen/Timmermans EU Green Deal are starting to come into focus – but only in the broadest way – there is no pointillisme on the canvas yet...
11 Dec 2019

EU Green Deal - good for climate, bad for biodiversity

Today, the European Commission announced their highly anticipated European Green Deal. The first of its kind in EU history, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has promised to deliver the Green deal in her first 100 days in office.
11 Dec 2019

The Paris Agreement - without nature, a dead end path?

Madrid 10/12/2019 – Coinciding with the annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP25, and to inform the development of the upcoming European Green Deal and Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, BirdLife is taking action...
03 Dec 2019

Will the Green Deal be a good deal for nature?

The newly appointed European Commission has already done what no Commission has done before - not only admitting that we face an existential ecological threat, but putting the ecological transition we need at the top of its priorities.
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.
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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