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A family of Danish White-Tailed Sea Eagles invites you to its nest

Wed, 13/05/2020
Imagine: swooping down from the sky, fresh fish between its talons, a White-Tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) lands in its nest to feed its hungry young chicks. And you’re there to see it all, in real time - from the comfort of your own home. Our Danish partner, DOF, has made this a reality.

Exposed: Slovenian government exploits pandemic to shatter environmental safeguards

Mon, 11/05/2020
It is no secret that the Covid-19 crisis has mutated from a health issue to a full-blown economic and societal crisis. In Slovenia, the government announced a new “anti-Corona law”, to protect the health of their citizens and “revive the economy - especially the building sector”.

The EU Farm to Fork strategy completely ignores seafood production

Fri, 08/05/2020
The Farm to Fork strategy has the potential set an EU trajectory to remove de

BirdLife position paper: EU Fisheries Control Rules to protect the marine environment

Fri, 08/05/2020

Sensitive species such as seabirds, marine mammals, and sea turtles forage in highly pr

Female Blackcap

Birding in confinement: discover a new world from your window

Wed, 06/05/2020
For those in the northern hemisphere, spring is unfolding all around, flowers are blo

Our fatal farming system: the other emergency

Tue, 05/05/2020
The EU's food systems will be in danger if we don’t urgently bring them in line with planetary boundaries. With the COVID crisis, the battle between intensive and sustainable agriculture is coming into ever sharper relief. An opinion piece by Harriet Bradley, EU Agriculture and Bioenergy Officer.

A sustainable energy transition can halt the biodiversity and climate crises

Tue, 05/05/2020
The European Commission announced its plans to revise the regulatory framework for Trans-European Energy Infrastructure (TEN-E regulation) in its EU Green Deal. Protecting nature and delivering trans-European energy infrastructure at the same time is possible. Power lines and underground cables can co-exist if sited properly and their impacts are mitigated to limit wildlife mortality.

Champions of the Flyway: Staying home to save the Steppe Eagle

Thu, 16/04/2020
Two human qualities that can’t be confined, even in the face of a global pand

The time for nature restoration is now

Thu, 16/04/2020
What do you see out of your window? Before confinement, did you actually know about that old tree, the noisy redstarts that cheep around your bedroom every morning, the violet flowers defying the sidewalk concrete? Nature is all around us, but you probably hadn’t realized.