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The Future of humanity depends on wetlands

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 09:41

February 2 marks World Wetlands Day, the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea (the so-called Ramsar Convention) Wetlands purify and r...

Worldwide Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)

Tiny Birds on the Snow

Sun, 01/02/2015 - 09:00

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, February 2015Click here to view pdfPhotos and text: Her Imperial Highness Princess TakamadoEnglish Translation: Asia Club, WBSJ Volunteer Group (FURUKAWA Setsu)I get excited when it starts sno...

Asia Japan

Saving birds from electrocution: BirdLife Bulgarian Partner rewarded for its work on power lines

Wed, 28/01/2015 - 09:03

On 27 January, the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB; BirdLife in Bulgaria) and th...

Europe and Central Asia Bulgaria Preventing Extinctions - Europe and Central Asia

Growing network is helping Montenegrin migrants

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 15:22

The BirdLife Partnership is building a growing network of people and organisations who are working together to look after migrant birds in the Mediterranean.Each country in the Mediterranean faces v...

Europe and Central Asia Montenegro Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

EU protected areas help wildlife adapt to climate change, new research shows

Mon, 26/01/2015 - 15:44

Global warming has various impacts on wildlife, one being the change in geographical distribution of species populations. New research [1] com...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia

Nature in 2015: dead or alive? What a difference Mr Timmermans can make

Mon, 26/01/2015 - 15:06

If you are reading this op-ed is because you care about nature. And since you do, you have probably asked yourself in the past few weeks: what should ...

Europe and Central Asia

Tens of thousands march on Berlin to demand nature friendly farming

Mon, 26/01/2015 - 07:53

 “Wir haben es satt!” (“We are fed up!”) could be heard in the streets of Berlin on Saturday 17 January. The slogan was chanted by ...

Europe and Central Asia Germany Advocating for sustainable agriculture

A Call to Verse

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:00

Calling all BirdLife poets! There is still time to enter 2014’s RSPB/Rialto Nature Poetry Competition. The deadline is GMT midnight on March 1: so you have six weeks to polish draft poems or versify anew. Last year’s winner, Colin Hughes, drew his...

Worldwide

“Biodiversity is everyone’s business”: teaming up with HeidelbergCement

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 11:22

The value of quarries to many plants and animals in Europe has long been recognised. However, consistent large scale efforts to promote biod...

Europe and Central Asia

Science in 2015: assessing European bird populations

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 11:00

In 1994, 38% of the species were considered to be in an unfavourable condition. By 2004, this figure had increased to 43%. If we look only at the EU the number grows to  48%. The 2015 a...

Europe and Central Asia Birds in Europe

The Common Agricultural Policy in 2015: looking for results

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 10:52

A rereading of the final legal text together with all the implementing and delegated acts and rules is killing our enthusiasm quite quickly. All eyes are now on simplification,...

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

Defining the next decade of EU’s climate and energy policies

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 10:37

What is needed is not just a policy framework that fixates on cutting down emissions, but one that puts us on an environmentally sustainable pathway in a wider sense. New...

Europe and Central Asia Climate Change - Europe and Central Asia