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Migrant birds losing breeding grounds to poor farm management

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 09:07

Up to 65% of migratory birds depend on farmlands for breeding or for resting and feeding. But unhelpful policies and poor implementation are making their lives difficult.

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

Bird migration through Italy: The good, the bad and the ugly

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 09:06

The shape and position of Italy in the Mediterranean makes it important for birds travelling between Eurasia and Africa. LIPU, BirdLife's partner in Italy, takes stock of the migratory species' conservation status.

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

Migrating through the energy maze

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 09:04

Energy production is increasingly catching up to illegal killing, poisoning and habitat destruction as a major danger to migratory birds.

Europe and Central Asia Climate Change - Africa

Your birdwatching could now protect your favourite species

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 09:03

The new Euro Bird Portal project logs about 30 million sightings from all over Europe every year, which can help scientists better understand migration, tackle climate change effects on birds and possibly prevent avian flu.

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

PEGASUS: Sustainable land management from a different perspective

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:07

The project, of which BirdLife is a partner, will be working over 3 years to help change the way we manage farms and forests to better deliver goods and ecosystem services.

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

Coming soon: An atlas of Spain's migratory birds

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 09:37

BirdLife in Spain's Migra initiative has gathered in-depth data on 24 species from more than 600,000 locations in the country.

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

Everything you need to know about Euro Birdwatch 2015

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 09:07

All about the event, plus: how you can witness the wonders of bird migration.

Europe and Central Asia Birds in Europe

Protecting the Mediterranean’s migratory birds

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 09:35

Read why people and organisations are fighting for the flyways and the reason their work is necessary.

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

Extent of illegal killing of birds in the Mediterranean revealed in BirdLife report

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 17:00

We've uncovered the shocking numbers of birds illegally shot, trapped or glued in these European and African countries.

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways

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