Berlenga Island, off the West coast of Portugal, has a new inhabitant: the Band-rumped Storm-petrel. A female of this threatened species has laid an egg on the island, thanks to work by the EU-funded LIFE Berlengas project.
This winter we have a critical chance to change EU policy to better our seas. Their health is essential to us as a source of food, income and employment, but also in providing ecosystem services such as coastal protection and carbon sequestration.
Our Slovenian partner DOPPS reports on the alarming discovery of a huge shipment of illegally killed birds discovered in Slovenia en route to Italy last month. Significant numbers of Red-thorated pipit, White wagtail and Meadow pipit were found amongst a haul of over a thousand individuals birds.
Ariel Brunner, Senior Head of Policy at BirdLife Europe, explains why the fierce debate on cuts to the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) budget is just a smokescreen for a broken farming system shepherding the collapse of the living world.
Today over 100 organisations from across the globe have published a joint declaration calling on governments, financiers, companies and civil society to halt the expansion of the biomass-based energy industry.
Following the publication of a benchmark new study in one of biology’s most prestigious journals, we take a closer look at the science of ‘rewilding’ – the ecological restoration movement putting hope at the heart of conservation.
Sign the petition to #SaveSalina today! Developers’ bulldozers are threatening to destroy one of Europe’s most important migratory bird resting and breeding sites – the salt pans of Ulcinj Salina on Montenegro’s southern coast.
In the editorial of our latest monthly newsletter, BirdLife Europe & Central Asia calls on nature lovers from the Atlantic to the Adriatic to protect the migratory bird paradise of Ulcinj Salina, Montenegro.