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From Rome with Love

Fri, 24/03/2017
Read the editorial of March's edition of the BirdLife Europe & Central Asia newsletter here!

The Bird Bulletin

Fri, 24/03/2017
Every Friday morning, we’ll bring you bite-sized updates from all across Europe & Central Asia – now you can kick start every weekend with ‘what a little bird told me’!

A stroke of luck: filming Natura 2000

Thu, 23/03/2017
The director of SEO/BirdLife (Spain) reflects on the success of the EU’s Natura 2000 network – the largest coordinated network of protected areas in the world.

The Meaning of LIFE

Wed, 22/03/2017
Since 1992, the European Union’s LIFE fund has invested more than €3 billion in over 4,000 projects to protect nature and the environment.

The Way Forward

Wed, 22/03/2017
As we celebrate the 60th year of European unity, the director of LIPU (BirdLife Italy contemplates what the European project means for nature, birds and people.
Portugal © Paulo Santos

237 NGOs join the call for the Europe We Want

Tue, 21/03/2017
European civil society organisations have appealed to EU leaders to show courage in leading the transition to a just, sustainable, democratic and inclusive Europe.

Discovery! New plant species in Romania

Tue, 21/03/2017
Introducing Ferula mikraskythiana (Apiaceae), a whole new species of flowering plant recently discovered in Romania.

Why do birds sing?

Fri, 03/03/2017
Trills and chirps, songs of love and warning shrieks, whistles through the wind in mid-flight – but why do birds sing? We decode the secret language of birds.

Help us tackle illegal killing of migratory birds in Turkey!

Wed, 01/03/2017
Large numbers of migratory birds are killed illegally every year and face major threats such as electrocution, poisoning and collision with powerlines.