Europe urged to do more to tackle threatened African wildlife

Thu, 26/11/2015 - 09:46

Conservationists are welcoming the launch of a new European plan to help protect wildlife in Africa.

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Europe’s wildlife needs renewables success

Thu, 26/11/2015 - 02:00

Wildlife in Europe needs the transition from polluting energy sources to renewables to be a success, according to a new study.

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How the EU "Fitness Check" can become a game changer

Wed, 25/11/2015 - 12:51

On behalf of BirdLife Europe and NABU (BirdLife in Germany) we would like to invite you to our workshop on Tuesday 1st December 2015.

Europe and Central Asia Belgium Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Balkan Lynx added to the IUCN list as Critically Endangered

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 16:40

Their global population has fallen to double digits. Here's what's being done.

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Collaboration to enhance management of transboundary ecosystems launched

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 09:50

BirdLife International and the East African Community have joined forces to promote the protection of the environment, conservation of key transboundary ecosystems, and sustainable utilization of natural resources in the Eastern Africa region.


CEPF’s ‘rapid response fund’ in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot – a first success

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 10:51

A first grant under the 'rapid response fund' has been provided to Conservation Lake Tanganyika (CLT), a local NGO in Zambia. CLT’s project aims to enhance the participation of local people in the management of two KBAs (also an Important Bird Area) in Zambia: Sumbu National Park and Tondwa Game Management Area.

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One of a few hundred adult Northern Bald Ibis; but soon to be more. Photo: Imad Cherkaoui

Record breeding success for Critically Endangered Northern Bald Ibis

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 07:00

Traditional symbol of fertility now coming back from brink with year-on-year population increase in Morocco thanks to work of BirdLife Partners and Moroccan Government.

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Nature Summit: hundreds gather in Brussels to decide on future of laws

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 02:00

Hundreds gathering in Brussels for event calling on European Commission to protect key nature laws.

Europe and Central Asia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Birds are the neglected victims of global warming, says new RSPB report

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 08:51

Research shows how birds in the UK are struggling (and often failing) to adapt to climate change.

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