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Climate change: the oblique tragedy, the paradox and the birds

Wed, 11/02/2015

Climate change is like no other man-induced phenomenon: it will affect (meaning, starve

Everyone’s agreed: a new grip on handling hunting in Lebanon

Tue, 10/02/2015
Awareness of hunting's negative effects needs to be improved, collectively, as hunting is a shared responsibility. Now there has been national agreement and endorsement for Responsible Hunting Areas through LEF’s CEPF-funded project.

Policy makers and birdwatchers: remember the Roman Augures?

Mon, 09/02/2015

Our society is far from sustainable and the EU’s objectives for 2030 are not am

USA vs. Europe: the troublesome footprint of EU renewable policies

Mon, 09/02/2015
Wood pellet production for European energy markets, as practiced recently, creates a carbon debt through 2030 and fosters unsustainable timbering practices. Running power plants on imported wood pellets will weaken progress on decarbonizing Europe’s energy supply while contributing to the degradation of important habitats abroad.

Decision time nears for EU biofuels policy

Mon, 09/02/2015
A new website is online, right when decision makers are negotiating the final stages for new legislation on biofuels and the so-called Indirect Land Use Change. Biofuelsreform.org will help you understand what is happening and help you make up your mind.

Which Energy Union? A vision of hope vs. the geopolitics of fear

Mon, 09/02/2015
The Energy Union is the next Big Idea of the EU which is supposed to breathe new life into a European project that has lost its appeal with citizens and national governments. At the moment, the Energy Union is an empty shell AND every lobby pushes its own individual product or technology. The tangible risk is that we will end up with a muddled mess.

Show birds some love on Valentine’s Weekend - Join the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Mon, 09/02/2015
Give Mother Nature a valentine this year and show how much you care about birds by counting them for the Great Backyard Bird Count

Scientific breakthrough reveals evidence of ‘human fish’ locked away in cave system

Mon, 09/02/2015
How do you find physical evidence of a rare species when most of its habitat (the subterranean waters of limestone cave systems in the Balkans) is inaccessible to humans?

Massive boost for BirdLife's Marine work

Sat, 07/02/2015
BirdLife’s Marine Programme has a received a huge boost from the world’s largest event for nature.