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    Scientists prove European bird protection law saves threatened species

    28 July 2015 - The European Union’s Birds Directive – often believed to be one of the world’s most progressive and successful nature conservation laws – has had a huge impact in protecting Europe’s most threatened bird species – says new research by the RSPB (BirdLife’s UK partner), BirdLife International and Durham University. Read more...

    Record breaking number of EU citizens call to protect nature

    24 July 2015 - Almost half a million people have called on the European Commission to save Europe’s nature laws in a public consultation – by far the highest number of responses ever reached in the history of the EU. The public consultation formally closes at midnight on Sunday. Read more...

    BirdLife appeals to the Standing Committee on Veterinary Medicinal Products: “We must avoid an ecological disaster: ban the vulture and eagle killer drug, Diclofenac.” 

    15 June 2015 - Today, representatives of EU Member States will decide the future course of action on the drug Diclofenac at a meeting of the Standing Committee on Veterinary Medicinal Products. Veterinary Diclofenac is extremely toxic to vultures and eagles, killing them if they eat animals that have been treated with the drug. Read more...

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