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ILUC decision postponed, biofuels battle continues

Wed, 05/02/2014
On 12 December 2013, Energy ministers were meeting in Brussels to make a decision on biofuels and Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC). The proposed agreement, prepared by the Lithuanian presidency, had been watered down a lot under pressure of a group of more conservative countries.

Action taken for flyways - international counts and conferences working for conservation

Tue, 04/02/2014
Early in January and February events have been taking place to protect the Wadden Sea and migration routes along the East Atlantic.
Rice cultivation at a wetland in Madagascar (Roger Safford)

Celebrating World Wetlands Day

Sun, 02/02/2014

February 2nd marks World

A Thought on Small Birds

Sat, 01/02/2014
'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, February 2014

Cambodian jewel protected

Sat, 01/02/2014
The Royal Government of Cambodia has declared the creation of the Siem Pang Protected Forest.

Invasive Alien Species: legislation turning into an empty shell

Fri, 31/01/2014
The members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee want to allow derogations to the EU regulation aiming at addressing invasive alien species, plants and animals that are introduced into Europe and cause significant environmental, economic and health damages.

Highlights from the world’s biggest conservation partnership

Fri, 31/01/2014
Last year was an important year for the BirdLife Partnership. Here we celebrate just a few highlights from our global partnership, and ask you to choose your favourite conservation success of 2013...
The decision to decommission and replace the 'killer line' follows comes after years of work from the BirdLife Partnership (S Nikolov)

Sudan 'killer line' disconnected

Thu, 30/01/2014
The notorious 'killer' power line from Port Sudan to the Red Sea coast has been switched off.