News Europe and Central Asia

Why the Emission Trading Scheme damages nature

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:53

ETS falsely considers all bioenergy to be good for the climate. But the truth is that burning biomass creates emissions and does...

Europe and Central Asia Climate Change - Europe and Central Asia

Cyprus is the big winner of international bird race

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 15:32

The main winners of the 2015 Champions of the Flyway race are the birds of Cyprus, with over $50,000 raised so far for BirdLife Cyprus.

Europe and Central Asia Cyprus Migratory Birds and Flyways

Kiko and Kuki, bird’s best friends, need your help!

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 15:23

Everyone knows that dogs are man’s best friend, but in Greece, a couple of very special dogs are helping birds and wildlife...

Europe and Central Asia Greece Birds in Europe

A Hot Race for Bird Conservation

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 15:08

Nearly 24 hours side by side, some of the world’s finest birders competed against each other in Israel, in a hot race...

Europe and Central Asia Israel Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

The Birds Directive has made Europe safer for wild birds. But it is now under question…

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:50

By Ariel Brunner, Head of EU Policy at BirdLife Europe. The illegal killing of birds is still a big problem across Europe...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

The European Hunters Association stands up against illegal killing of birds

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:43

By Filippo Segato, Secretary General, FACE - Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU . When German travellers visited...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

Italy, Spain and Greece join forces to change culture that supports illegal killings

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 17:09

In most countries the Illegal killing of protected wild birds would seem rather uncivilized and the methods used barbaric, so you might...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

First ever pan-Mediterranean study reveals scale of wild birds massacre

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 18:43

By Willem van den Bossche, European Nature Conservation Officer at BirdLife Europe. 27 BirdLife Partners in the Mediterranean region, plus Georgia, are...

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

How the Nordics can set precedence for fisheries management in the EU

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 17:39

EU decision makers are in the middle of a debate on how to manage Baltic commercial fish stocks (cod, herring, and sprat)...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia