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- Paradise Lost: The Devastation of Białowieża Forest April 26, 2017Jarosław Krogulec, Head of Conservation at OTOP (BirdLife Poland) recounts the tragic devastation Białowieża Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There was a time, not so long ago, when the Narewka road took its travellers on a journey to what felt like a whole other world, to a whole other age – for the […]
- A renaissance of civil society April 25, 2017From Rome, Danilo Selvaggi – Director of LIPU (BirdLife Italy) – makes a passionate case for why both Europe and the environment desperately need a ‘renaissance’ of civil society. The success of #NatureAlert still resonates in the air – this landmark campaign to the save the EU’s vital nature laws which saw half a million […]
- Every penguin, ranked: which species are we most at risk of losing? April 24, 2017Beautiful. Inspiring. Under threat. The first third of our Protect A Penguin campaign tagline is self-explanatory. Beautiful. Even if you've got a heart as hard as a cement mixer, the sight of an Emperor Penguin chick huddling against the cold, or a flash of the Little Penguin's vibrant blue feathers, is guaranteed to make you […]
- Paradise Lost: The Devastation of Białowieża Forest April 26, 2017
Tag Archives: Bearded Screech-owl
Bearded Screech-owl Megascops barbarus is listed as Near Threatened on the basis that it occupies a moderately small range, which is suspected to be in decline owing to the loss and degradation of its habitat. Its revised Extent of Occurrence does not approach the threshold for Vulnerable, and up-to-date information is requested on this species’s likely population size, current rate of population decline over 21 years (estimate of three generations) and the severity of threats, in order to help assess its status. Continue reading