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New European Breeding Bird Atlas 2

Thu, 03/12/2020
Today, with the European Bird Census Council, we jointly launch the second edition of the European Breeding Bird Atlas, probably citizen science project ever done in the planet. The atlas is a milestone for nature conservation in Europe, and it involved our BirdLife family for more than 5 years.

BirdLife recommendation: Resolution on the EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy

Wed, 02/12/2020
Ahead of the adoption by the European Parliament of its own initiative report on the

Open letter: make the CAP trilogues transparent

Mon, 30/11/2020
The CAP, the Common Agricultural Policy, costs us €387 billion in public money, and has a tremendous impact on Europe’s farmers, biodiversity and climate. You would think EU negotiations on the future of such an important issue would be transparent, right? Well, you'd be wrong.

One good tern deserves another….

Fri, 27/11/2020
Back in the spring of 2019, COVID was invisible to you and me - as it lurked and waited to strike. Our BirdLife scientists and policy folks knew it was there, however.
The Skadar Pedunculate Oak has long stalks on its acorns © Montenegrin Ecologists Society

How Balkan botanists saved a threatened oak and are planting thousands more

Fri, 27/11/2020
From saving a monumental old tree to collecting over 20,000 acorns, determined young botanists from Montenegro have high ambitions when it comes to a highly threatened oak subspecies

Report: The use of the EMFF in Spain between 2014 - 2018

Wed, 25/11/2020

The current European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (2014-2020) pursues the objective of a