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#OceanAlert: Between the Devil and the deep blue sea

Wed, 31/01/2018
BirdLife Europe is on high #OceanAlert: as a direct result of fishing, tens of thousands of threatened seabirds, turtles and marine mammals needlessly perish in European waters each year.

Data on Maltese bird trapping kept under wraps

Mon, 29/01/2018

BirdLife Malta was refused access to data about more than 8,000 sites where tra

A Nature’s Hero with a talent for building relationships

Sat, 27/01/2018
Leylya Belyalova co-founded Uzbekistan's Student Birdwatching Clubs Network, and her educational activities have led to more than 50 trained young conservationists getting placements in government bodies
La population de Pélican Frisé commence à se rétablir © Bence Mate/Agami

Ne pas déranger - les radeaux qui gardent les pélicans à flot

Fri, 26/01/2018
Un effort considérable de conservation a récemment réussi à inverser la fortune du plus grand oiseau d'eau douce au monde. Mais pris dans les feux croisés sur un lac troublé, la nouvelle catégorie de la liste rouge du Pélican Frisé "Quasi menacé" est bien appropriée.
Pelicano-dálmata © Bence Mate/Agami

Salva-vidas – as jangadas de nidificação mantêm o Pelicano-dálmata à tona

Thu, 25/01/2018
Um enorme esforço de conservação tem vindo a reverter com sucesso o destino da maior ave de água doce do mundo. Mas, apanhado no fogo cruzado num lago problemático, a nova categoria na lista vermelha do Pelicano-dálmata, "Quase ameaçado", não poderia ser mais apropriada.

Devastating blow for wildlife and climate

Thu, 25/01/2018

Thursday, 18 January 2018’s vote by MEPs on the future of renewable energy in Europe wa

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حماية الطبيعة البكر: آخر الممرات المائية "الطبيعية البرية" حقاً في أوروبا

Wed, 24/01/2018
الكاميرات، الزوارق، أنابيب الاختبار، شتلات الأشجار، والمحامين: هذا ما يجمع جهات المجتمع المدني معاً لأجل إنقاذ جوهرة البلقان الزرقاء.

HOS/BirdLife Greece navigates political shoals to deliver critical marine protection

Fri, 19/01/2018
An epic playground for seabirds, Mediterranean Monk Seals, marine turtles and cetaceans – and humans for time immemorial – just received a major boost from the Greek government.
The Dalmatian Pelican is no longer globally threatened due to population increases ©  Bence Mate/Agami

Do not disturb: the life rafts keeping pelicans afloat

Wed, 17/01/2018
A huge conservation effort is successfully reversing the fortune of the world’s largest freshwater bird. But caught in the crossfire on a troubled lake, the Dalmatian Pelican’s new Red List category “Near Threatened” couldn’t be more appropriate