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Ortolan Bunting © Pierre Dalous

In France, the Ortolan Bunting may soon be finally off the menu

Fri, 22/09/2017
The French Ministry of Ecology, Nicolas Hulot has committed to ending the large-scale trapping of Ortolan Bunting, which takes place to meet demand for a cruel dish where the songbird is blinded, fattened and drowned in brandy. It's a practice that has driven population declines of up to 84% in Europe since 1980.

The Bird Bulletin - vol. 14

Fri, 22/09/2017
Today's Bird Bulletin brings hard-won success stories from the Black Sea Coast and the North Sea.

The Bird Bulletin - Vol. 13

Fri, 15/09/2017
The summer is over, the kids are back in school and our Bird Bulletin is back bringing you beak-sized updates from across Europe & Central Asia.

The Living Infinite

Wed, 16/08/2017
In the editorial of the special 'marine' edition of our Europe & Central Asia newsletter, Christopher Sands casts his eyes to the ocean.

What's the catch? The fate of Europe's seabirds

Mon, 14/08/2017
Bruna Campos explains why a ‘sea change’ in policy is needed to protect thousands of Europe’s seabirds from the threat of incidental bycatch in fishing gears.

The mystery of the seabird that barks like a dog

Mon, 14/08/2017
Tânia Pipa from SPEA (BirdLife Portugal) shares news of a very happy discovery on the tiny islet of Baixo off the ‘White Island’ of Graciosa in the Azores.

The Seabird Bulletin

Fri, 11/08/2017
We’re proud to present ‘The ‘Seabird’ Bulletin’ – a special summer edition of our regular news brief,

Journey to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Fri, 11/08/2017
Marguerite Tarzia chronicles her crossing of the north Atlantic aboard the research vessel RRS Discovery!

The "Nature Watchdogs" keeping Cyprus' wildlife safe

Thu, 27/07/2017
Each morning, volunteers patrol Cyprus’ most valuable natural habitats in order to keep them in pristine condition. This is their story.