News Europe and Central Asia

The Birds Directive has made Europe safer for wild birds. But it is now under question…

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:50

By Ariel Brunner, Head of EU Policy at BirdLife Europe. The illegal killing of birds is still a big problem across Europe...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

The European Hunters Association stands up against illegal killing of birds

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:43

By Filippo Segato, Secretary General, FACE - Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU . When German travellers visited...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

Italy, Spain and Greece join forces to change culture that supports illegal killings

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:09

In most countries the Illegal killing of protected wild birds would seem rather uncivilized and the methods used barbaric, so you might...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

First ever pan-Mediterranean study reveals scale of wild birds massacre

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 18:43

By Willem van den Bossche, European Nature Conservation Officer at BirdLife Europe. 27 BirdLife Partners in the Mediterranean region, plus Georgia, are...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

How the Nordics can set precedence for fisheries management in the EU

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 17:39

EU decision makers are in the middle of a debate on how to manage Baltic commercial fish stocks (cod, herring, and sprat)...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia

The Balkans bird mafia

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 08:54

«Resting on one knee, the hunter poses for the camera, his kill laid out in front of him in rows of 20.....

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Another killing season in Cyprus?

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 14:48

If what was seen during the 2014 autumn in Cyprus is any indication, most birds passing through will have little chance against...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways

Breathing New Life into a Quarry

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 15:32

Perhaps when you were a teenager you've snuck into an old quarry to take a quick dip to cool off on a...

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100,000 Dutch Call to Preserve Meadow Landscapes and their Birds

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 16:41

“We must act now in order to save meadow birds and their habitats, and we must work together: the corporate sector, farmers,...

Europe and Central Asia Netherlands

Nature Film Competition! Apply Online by 10th March

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 15:14

The first International Nature Film Festival will be held this 14-17 May in Gödöllő, Hungary. This event, supported by BirdLife Hungary ,...

Europe and Central Asia Hungary

The 2015 Champions of the Flyway race will take place 25th March 2015 – THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO GET INVOLVED!

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:22

In 2014, the Israel Ornithological Center (SPNI; BirdLife in Israel) and BirdLife International launched a new and exciting project - Champions of...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

BirdLife Partners working across the Mediterranean to protect seabirds

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 15:07

Seabird and marine conservation experts are gathering this week in Hammamet, Tunisia to discuss the current knowledge of seabirds and the key...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia

Who will save the ugly duckling?

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 17:11

You probably know the story about the ugly duckling. This fairy tale tells the story of a young duckling treated like an...

Europe and Central Asia

COP 21 Negotiations

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:19

In 2011, countries at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties in Durban, South Africa, agreed to establish a binding international agreement to...

Europe and Central Asia

Turning German Energy Around

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:13

The Energiewende – Germany’s energy transition - is still under pressure, even though the German government recently confirmed their CO 2 emissions...

Europe and Central Asia

Working with four villages to end soil erosion in an entire river basin

Fri, 13/02/2015 - 12:20

Save our soil! The entire catchment area of a river and its tributaries is a large, complex, interaction of ecosystems. CEPF is working with projects in the Med to best manage river basins holistically. Here is a great example from Albania.

Europe and Central Asia Albania

Energy Infrastructure for a Sustainable European Energy Union

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 17:34

For Europe to remain a global leader in tackling climate change, the Energy Union and all EU energy policy must embrace the...

Europe and Central Asia

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

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 17:29

Climate change is like no other man-induced phenomenon: it will affect (meaning, starve and kill) the poorest and most defenceless on Earth...

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