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Bird paradise in Montenegro now safe from developers

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:42

In a country where people flock to the seaside in waves in summer, it’s not surprising that developers had big dollar signs in their eyes when looking at the picturesque salt flats of ...

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

BirdLife Partners await your support for the Natura 2000 Award

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:12

May 21st is Natura 2000 Day, celebrating Europe’s largest network of nature areas protected by EU law. To mark the occasion, the European Commission is holding an a...

Europe and Central Asia

Make Spring come Alive in your garden or balcony this year!

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 16:01

The arrival of migratory birds signals a change in seasons, when life is in full swing. Use this cue to get out and enjoy nature, and at the same time give something back. Foll...

Worldwide Local Empowerment

The reality of climate change in peoples' lives

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 09:27

Climate change is no longer a vague, abstract ‘concept’. It is fast becoming a harsh reality in the daily lives of people, especially in poorer environments.What has happened in ...

Africa Congo Climate Change - Africa

Conservation Leadership Programme awards 2015

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 13:34

In this, its 30th anniversary year, the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced the winners of the 2015 team Conservation Awards.  It is granting 22 awards this year worth a total of $3...

Worldwide Capacity Development

Bye, Bye (bad) Biofuels

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 15:12

Europe has turned its back on first generation biofuels and placed the first footsteps in the sand for where it wants to go next. This week, the Environmental Committee signed off on the ILUC deal with the Council, and so five years of discussion a...

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

Malta misses a chance to end spring hunting of birds

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 14:25

On Saturday 11th April, Maltese citizens lost the opportunity to put an end to the controversial spring hunting of birds in their country during a national referendum. A decision that will...

Europe and Central Asia Malta Migratory Birds and Flyways

First steps towards an Asian land bird monitoring programme

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 10:50

Question: How do we know that many bird species are declining?Answer: In Europe and North America there are decades of observations and data, gathered by scientists and amateur...

Asia China Migratory Birds and Flyways - Asia

“Simplification”? Not the solution for European agriculture

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 09:57

Simplification is one of President Juncker’s dubious buzzwords. In the era of “deregulation” it effectively translates to more and more exemptions whi...

Europe and Central Asia