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Veterinary drug could cause major drop in vulture numbers in Spain, new study confirms
25 April 2016 - Scientists and NGOs are calling for an immediate ban of veterinary diclofenac after finding it could kill as many as 6,000 vultures per year in Spain, home to 95% of the Griffon Vulture population. Read more...
Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture is achievable with good data
20 April 2016 - The European Parliament’s report on the collection of data in fisheries and aquaculture brings required transparency to the fisheries sector but fails to cover freshwater aquaculture. Read more...
EU nature laws need implementation, not overhaul: NGO report
13 April 2016 - BirdLife Europe partners in the 28 Member States have published From Nature Alert to Action, a report anticipating the European Commission “fitness check” of the EU’s Nature Directives, which is expected in the coming weeks. The BirdLife report says the Directives – the EU nature conservation legislation – have been successful, but in order to realise their full potential they need to be implemented, enforced and funded in full. Read more...
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From Nature Alert to Action
April 2016 - The headline findings of the 'Fitness Check' of the Nature Directives, the challenges identified and the steps required to achieve the EU's conservation objectives by 2020.
BirdLife Europe's key objectives for 2015
January 2015 - Interview with Ariel Brunner, Head of EU Policy