BirdLife Europe is a Partnership of 49 national conservation organisations and a leader in bird conservation. BirdLife Europe’s unique local to global approach enables it to deliver high impact and long term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
BirdLife Europe is one of the six regional secretariats that compose BirdLife International. Based in Brussels, it supports the European and Central Asian Partnership and is present in 48 countries including all EU Member States.
With more than 4.100 staff in Europe, 2 million members and tens of thousands of skilled volunteers, BirdLife Europe, together with its national partners owns or manages more than 6,000 nature sites totalling 320 000 hectares.
In Brussels, the BirdLife Europe team works mainly on EU policy issues and aims at improving EU legislation relating to the environment and biodiversity.
Our latest Press Statement
After 10 years of debate, Europe stands up to growing alien species threat
16 April 2014, Brussels - After 10 years of research, discussion and debate, the EU institutions are finally taking legal action to address the damages caused by non-native species. The EU Regulation on Invasive Alien Species was approved today by the European Parliament and should be rubber-stamped by the Council in May. Once implemented, it will allow for significant improvements to environmental protection across the European continent. Read more
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