News Greece

Mediterranean IBA tourism app goes interactive

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 15:56

BirdLife’s EU-funded project to promote sustainable birdwatching tourism in the Natura 2000 protected area network is about to take a giant leap...

Europe and Central Asia Cyprus

Threatened duck species pays the price for water skiing competition

Fri, 30/08/2013 - 14:58

Over the past eight months the main breeding site of the Ferrugineus Duck in the extensive reed beds of the Pamvotis Lake in northern Greece has been illegally excavated without any environmental approval, in order to construct a waterskiing track to be used for European competitions in September.

Europe and Central Asia Greece Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Egyptian Vultures found dead by poison in Greece

Wed, 17/04/2013 - 16:38

Two Egyptian Vultures have been found dead in Greece as reported by the Hellenic Ornithological Society. The deaths were caused by poisoned baits illegally placed to hunt foxes or wolves.

Europe and Central Asia Greece