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Tens of thousands march on Berlin to demand nature friendly farming

Mon, 26/01/2015 - 07:53

 “Wir haben es satt!” (“We are fed up!”) could be heard in the streets of Berlin on Saturday 17 January.

Europe and Central Asia Germany Advocating for sustainable agriculture


NABU tracks migrating eagles to find trouble spots

Mon, 30/09/2013 - 10:16

Twelve Lesser Spotted Eagles from Germany are carrying extra luggage on their autumn migration to Africa: lightweight GPS transmitters fitted by NABU, the BirdLife Partner in Germany.

Europe and Central Asia Germany Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

NABU International launches fund to support families of rangers killed in action

Wed, 01/05/2013 - 14:49

A Ranger Family Support Fund was launched in Ethiopia last week to provide financial assistance to the families that are left behind from rangers who lose their lives to poachers

Africa Ethiopia

Whooper Swans chose HeidelbergCement gravel pit to spend the winter

Mon, 29/04/2013 - 09:41

The Dixförda gravel pits south of Potsdam in Germany are a very important night roosting place for the Whooper Swans. Up to 1120 individuals have been recorded, which makes them one of the biggest inland concentrations in Europe.

Europe and Central Asia Germany

Innovative solutions to bring clean air back into cities and their ports

Thu, 11/04/2013 - 19:57

Air pollution threatens climate, environment and human health. Each year approximately 500,000 people die prematurely from the direct consequences of poor air quality throughout the European Union. NABU (BirdLife in Germany), in collaboration with eight European green NGOs, has launched a tree year project aiming at developing concrete measures and solutions for a cleaner air in European ports and cities. The timing is perfect since clean air will be the focus of EU environmental policy discussions throughout 2013, the European Year of Air.

Europe and Central Asia Germany Capacity Development - Europe and Central Asia

2012: Record-breaking season for Spring Alive!

Fri, 20/07/2012 - 15:05

With the arrival of summer, the 7th season of the Eurasian Spring Alive programme has been completed, characterised by the breaking of a new record and a technological innovation. The campaign now moves to Africa where from September onwards, participants will celebrate the arrival of spring with bird-watching and other bird-related activities.

Europe and Central Asia Germany

German Parliament calls for more EU environment spending 2014-2020

Tue, 03/07/2012 - 15:07

On Wednesday 27 June, the day before EU leaders come together in Brussels for a first top-level negotiation round on the future EU budget 2014-2020, the Environment Committee of the German Federal Parliament adopted a ground breaking decision calling for a significant strengthening of the EU's environmental programme LIFE.

Europe and Central Asia Germany

Join NABU on May 21 to celebrate and learn about Natura 2000 in Germany

Fri, 11/05/2012 - 14:59

NABU (BirdLife in Germany) is inviting people to celebrate 20 years of the Natura 2000 network on 21st of May, at its conference “20 years, 20 percent – how to proceed with Natura 2000?”

Europe and Central Asia Germany

NABU launches Fishing for Litter initiative in Germany.

Fri, 20/05/2011 - 09:30

The Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) has started the Fishing for Litter initiative

Europe and Central Asia Germany Seabirds and Marine

Osprey ringed in Germany found shot in Malta

Wed, 06/10/2010 - 08:39

An Osprey ringed in Germany by NABU (BirdLife Partner) as part of a conservation project was recovered by the ALE and BirdLife Malta (BirdLife Partner) yesterday afternoon, shortly after being illegally shot in the Salina Bird Sanctuary.

Europe and Central Asia Germany