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NABU launches Fishing for Litter initiative in Germany.

Fri, 20/05/2011
The Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) has started the Fishing for Litter initiative

Aren’t Birds Brilliant? BirdLife Europe celebrates Day of Biodiversity

Fri, 20/05/2011
BirdLife Europe celebrates the beauty of nature at ‘Aren’t Birds Brilliant’ events to mark International Day of Biological Diversity, Sunday 22 May .

White Storks hunted down

Fri, 20/05/2011
A flock of 200 White Storks in Malta were shot at from several different locations, in spite of BirdLife Malta's efforts.

Art v Extinction - Ghosts of Gone Birds

Thu, 19/05/2011
The first in a series of innovative arts events in support of the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme has launched in Liverpool, UK City of Culture.

New EU Biodiversity Strategy adopted

Wed, 18/05/2011
The European Commission has revealed its long awaited EU Biodiversity strategy, which sets out a blueprint for achieving the EU’s renewed biodiversity target.

The European and Central Asian Partnership Meeting 2011

Wed, 18/05/2011
Over 100 participants from 41 countries gathered together in Budapest to celebrate the (bio)diversity of the European and Central Asian region at the European Partnership meeting.

NABU takes action to save climate-relevant ecosystems

Wed, 18/05/2011
The International Climate Initiative funds climate protection projects in developing, transition and newly industrialised countries.

Budapest Conference calls for action to make electric powerlines safe for birds

Wed, 18/05/2011
Conference aims to stimulate actions to halt large-scale bird mortality on power lines across Europe.