News Italy

Bird migration through Italy: The good, the bad and the ugly

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 09:06

Italy is geographically very important for birds migrating between Eurasia and Africa. LIPU, BirdLife's partner in Italy, takes stock of the migratory species' conservation status.

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

Italy put in hot spot as Commission calls to end live bird decoy use in hunting

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 14:34

Hunting practices in Italy have been put under fire recently by the European Commission due to the common hunting method involving the capture of wild birds to use as live decoys.

Europe and Central Asia Italy

Ecological connectivity: what you do in your garden affects your neighbourhood

Tue, 16/04/2013 - 13:43

A new LIFE + project run by LIPU aims to raise citizens and authorities awareness on the importance of biodiversity by protecting an important nature area in Italy and communicating around nature.

Europe and Central Asia Italy Local Empowerment - 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

LIPU’s 29th International Camp alerts on poaching!

Fri, 15/06/2012 - 15:13

LIPU’s (BirdLife in Italy) annual International ‘anti-poaching’ camp took place from April 28 to May 13. The participants’ main mission was to observe migratory birds and report on illegal hunting. The spring migration of raptors in Calabria (Italian region) this year has been characterised by a significant resumption of poaching in the south of the region.

Europe and Central Asia Italy