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Lead: bad for birds and people

Fri, 22/07/2016
The metal is clearly lethal to all living things. The EU has moved to protect people; will it do anything to stop lead poisoning in birds?

Half a century on, Glossy Ibis returns to Serbian wetlands

Fri, 15/07/2016
Extensive habitat restoration over decades pays off.

Malta’s commitment to protect marine life

Wed, 13/07/2016
Discover threatened seabirds and the LIFE projects that protect them on this tiny Mediterranean island nation.

Iceland: Volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs and seabirds

Wed, 13/07/2016
Take a tour of one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.

Summer drinks at the French seaside

Wed, 13/07/2016
The Atlantic coast of France is known for its strong wine, beaches... and marine litter?

Lithuania: A Baltic Sea holiday

Tue, 12/07/2016
If you've already island hopped through Greece, Spain and Italy, then why not head for the Baltic coast for a different sort of holiday?

The Azores: a beautiful drop in the ocean

Tue, 12/07/2016
These islands are paradise for humans and seabirds alike, but invasive rats could threaten our feathered friends.

Can the European Commission save the Ortolan Bunting?

Thu, 07/07/2016
This bird is in danger of being eaten out of existence. Here's what BirdLife is doing to save it.

Slovakia: a small country with big ambitions for its EU Presidency

Thu, 07/07/2016
Can their 'positive agenda' restore citizens' confidence in the Union?