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The EU biofuel sustainability criteria tested– can we keep out bad biofuel?

Tue, 03/05/2011
Our study shows that plans to produce biofuels at Dakatcha Woodlands in Kenya would breach existing sustainability criteria.

The EU must reform fisheries and farm policies if it is to save biodiversity

Tue, 03/05/2011
BirdLife welcomes the new EU Biodiversity strategy to reverse the decline of biodiversity and ecosystems by 2020.

Disappointment over European Court of Justice Decision involving SOR (BirdLife in Romania)

Tue, 19/04/2011
The European Court of Justice has ruled against the European Commission in a case brought against the Romanian Government.

Tribute to conservationist Roger Jordan

Mon, 18/04/2011
The conservationist Roger Jordan, who campaigned tirelessly against illegal hunting of birds, has passed away.

Spring Alive Launched in Poland

Fri, 15/04/2011
OTOP (BirdLife in Poland), the international coordinator of BirdLife’s Spring Alive campaign, has just launched its national campaign through its ambassador Odeta Moro-Figureska, a well-known Polish TV personality.

Environmental NGOs call for EU budget shift from perverse subsidies to investments in ecosystems...

Wed, 13/04/2011
Environmental NGOs, including BirdLife Europe, were highlighted in a public hearing at the European Parliament on the environmental impacts of the EU Budget.

New study reveals biofuels carbon con

Tue, 22/03/2011
African biofuels destined for Europe will result in up to six times the carbon emissions of fossil fuels, a new study has revealed.

Artist aims to raise a million Rand for Kamfers Dam flamingos

Tue, 22/03/2011
An exhibition by Jeremy Houghton, inspired by flamingos, will be raising funds in support of the Kamfers Dam wetlands, the largest Lesser Flamingo breeding population in South Africa.

The IBA Caretaker Network in Poland

Sat, 19/03/2011
The purpose of this report is to explore and analyse the IBA Caretaker Network in Poland with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the value of having an IBA Caretaker Network.