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The numbers are in for Euro Birdwatch 2015

Tue, 06/10/2015
The staggering count of migratory birds from this year's birdwatching festival, plus its rare species sightings.

Alarming decrease of waterbird populations in West Africa

Tue, 06/10/2015
Status of the East Atlantic Flyway 2014 - Alarming decrease of waterbird populations in West Africa: over one million birds missing in Banc d’Arguin and Bijagos Archipelago.
Mangrove forest, Mexico

Pronatura's mangrove restoration gets helping hand from Ricoh

Fri, 02/10/2015
Over the next three years, Pronatura aims to restore 15 hectares of mangrove and provide economic benefits to local communities using this important habitat.

Rehabilitating disused old mines into havens of nature

Fri, 02/10/2015
The TESSA toolkit analyses benefits of different land uses to nature and the local community so decision-makers can pick the best one. It's being used to promote turning disused EU quarries into public parks and nature reserves.
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2016 Conservation Leadership Programme Team Awards: Call for Applications

Fri, 02/10/2015
Applications for the 2016 Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Conservation Team Awards are now open. There are three awards categories ranging from $12500 to $40,000 per project.
Intensive agriculture, Denmark

EU admits failing its own targets for protecting nature

Fri, 02/10/2015
The mid-term review of the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 has today been published by the European Commission – and it shows only limited progress has been made on many of the key targets set at the start of this decade, with a complete failure to address unsustainable agriculture.

How Belgium is using the internet to find and get rid of invasive alien species

Fri, 02/10/2015
A great example of combining citizen science with on-the-ground action.
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). Photo: HIH Princess Takamado

Common Kestrels - the changing relationship of co-existence with humans

Thu, 01/10/2015
'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, October 2015

Gran Sol may have 'plenty of fish in the sea', but its seabirds are declining

Thu, 01/10/2015
The area hosts about 50 fishing boats, so seabird bycatch is a worrying problem. Can SEO/BirdLife in Spain and BirdLife's Seabird Task Force find a solution?