BirdLife Europe is a Partnership of nature conservation organisations in 48 countries, including all EU Member States, and a leader in bird conservation. Through its unique local to global approach BirdLife Europe delivers high impact and long term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
Latest Press Releases
Nature summit shows consensus on NGOs position: Birds and Habitats Directives are fit for purpose
20 November 2015 - In person and online; people and industries from across Europe are in agreement on the need to enforce and fund current nature laws rather than tampering with them. Read more...
Nature Summit: hundreds gather in Brussels to decide on future of nature laws
20 November 2015 - Campaigners from across Europe are arriving in Brussels to tell the European Commission to drop its attack on vital nature laws and focus on their enforcement. Read more...
The verdict is in: Europe’s nature laws fit for purpose
12 November 2015 Key under-review European nature laws deliver far more benefits than they cost, according to a study carried out by international experts for the European Commission. Read more...
Better Implementation To Benefit Biodiversity
12 November 2015 - Birdlife Europe and CEMBUREAU have joined forces to identify ways in which the implementation of the Birds and Habitats Directives could be enhanced to the benefit of biodiversity and nature conservation across Europe. Read more...
Better regulation’ doesn’t mean relying on voluntary measures
04 November 2015 - Using voluntary schemes to encourage ‘better regulation’ doesn’t work, a new report from a BirdLife Partner suggests. Read more...
September 2015 - Working in conjunction with partners in the BESTGRID project, BirdLife has produced the second part of a two-part handbook of recommendations for developing Europe's grid infrastructure in co-operation with nature. Read more... / (Version Francaise) / (Deutsch Version)
BirdLife Europe's key objectives for 2015
January 2015 - Interview with Ariel Brunner, Head of EU Policy