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Don't bank on it! Sweden gets credit it may not deserve

Thu, 28/06/2018

In December 2016, the Swedish government proudly proposed four new marine protected are

Help disoriented Yelkouan Shearwater fledglings!

Thu, 28/06/2018

At this time of year, young Yelkouan Shearwaters leave their nests at night to train th

The Depths of the Ocean Crisis

Wed, 27/06/2018

Plastics are ruining our oceans. So is unsustainable fishing.

Ulcinj Salina is a key habitat for the Greater Flamingo

Save Salina: hotel complex threatens waterbird paradise

Wed, 20/06/2018
Ulcinj Salina is a traditional salt pan whose shallow waters feed and support more than 250 bird species. However, recent proposals to build a large-scale tourism resort threaten to obliterate it.

Turtles at mercy in European waters

Mon, 11/06/2018
Entanglement in fisheries is killing hundreds of thousands of marine turtles around the globe each year.

Reversing the skylark's decline in Sweden

Mon, 11/06/2018

Over the last 40 years, Europe’s skylarks have suffered a 50% decline due to th

CAP overhaul in Bulgaria could serve both farmers and nature, study says

Mon, 04/06/2018

At a workshop with politicians, farmers and NGOs, the German BirdLife-Partner NABU and

Brexit and the future of food and farming

Thu, 31/05/2018
On the eve of the publication of the European Commission’s hotly anticipated – and debated – proposal on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020, Harriet Bradley looks across the Channel and assesses what impact Brexit may hold for the future of food and farming.

You reap what you sow

Thu, 31/05/2018
As the European Commission prepares to publish its long-awaited proposal on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020, Ariel Brunner issues a timely warning: you reap what you sow.