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USA vs. Europe: the troublesome footprint of EU renewable policies

Mon, 09/02/2015
Wood pellet production for European energy markets, as practiced recently, creates a carbon debt through 2030 and fosters unsustainable timbering practices. Running power plants on imported wood pellets will weaken progress on decarbonizing Europe’s energy supply while contributing to the degradation of important habitats abroad.

Decision time nears for EU biofuels policy

Mon, 09/02/2015
A new website is online, right when decision makers are negotiating the final stages for new legislation on biofuels and the so-called Indirect Land Use Change. Biofuelsreform.org will help you understand what is happening and help you make up your mind.

Which Energy Union? A vision of hope vs. the geopolitics of fear

Mon, 09/02/2015
The Energy Union is the next Big Idea of the EU which is supposed to breathe new life into a European project that has lost its appeal with citizens and national governments. At the moment, the Energy Union is an empty shell AND every lobby pushes its own individual product or technology. The tangible risk is that we will end up with a muddled mess.

Show birds some love on Valentine’s Weekend - Join the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Mon, 09/02/2015
Give Mother Nature a valentine this year and show how much you care about birds by counting them for the Great Backyard Bird Count

Scientific breakthrough reveals evidence of ‘human fish’ locked away in cave system

Mon, 09/02/2015
How do you find physical evidence of a rare species when most of its habitat (the subterranean waters of limestone cave systems in the Balkans) is inaccessible to humans?

Massive boost for BirdLife's Marine work

Sat, 07/02/2015
BirdLife’s Marine Programme has a received a huge boost from the world’s largest event for nature.

Libya’s civil society celebrates its wetland wildlife and looks to the future

Fri, 06/02/2015
Many people were out celebrating World Wetlands Day in Libya this week. With civil society previously banned under Gaddafi, this is more promising news for the future.

We want you to Spring Alive for birds this year

Thu, 05/02/2015
Soon, migratory birds will be arriving in Europe and Asia from their wintering grounds in Africa. Nature is getting ready for their arrival; are you? Make your garden or balcony bird-friendly with Spring Alive!

Of birds, mud and spas: the special chemistry of Lake Rusanda

Wed, 04/02/2015
For passionate bakers it’s just an ingredient for cakes and biscuits. But in Lake Rusanda, baking soda means a lot more than that.