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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.

Carpathian project has started

Mon, 16/05/2011
Polish Society for the Protection of Birds has started a conservation programme on the birds in the Carpathian Mountains.

The restoration of the Belene Marshes brings back the Dalmatian pelicans

Mon, 16/05/2011
BSPB/BirdLife Bulgaria is monitoring the ecological effects of a wetland restoration project on biodiversity.

Life+ Cap DOM: Conservation of priority bird species in the French Overseas Departments (DOMs)

Wed, 11/05/2011
Life+ Cap DOM (Département d’Outre-Mer) is the first European Programme for the conservation of fauna involving several DOMs and their NGOs.