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Commission confirms it: lead shot will finally be banned in wetlands

Thu, 18/02/2021
The long awaited ban on the use of lead shots in wetlands finally came into force on
Niksci karstic field grazing © Jovo Radulovic

Call for Letters of Inquiry for Small Grants in the Balkans

Mon, 01/02/2021
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a call for proposals for Small Grants for Environmental Civil Society Organizations in the Balkans.
Alvidas Kazlauskas © Julius Morkunas

Fish Tales – Episode 6: Alvidas and Viktoras from Lithuania

Mon, 01/02/2021

Being a fisher and caring for nature in Lithuania

 
©Czech Society for Ornithology, CSO/Jiri Vondracek

Spot the birds

Tue, 26/01/2021
2020 was an unusual year with many unexpected events taking place beyond our control,

Natura Alert: Using citizen science to protect nature

Thu, 17/12/2020

Since the late 1970s, the BirdLife Partnership has worked together to  identify, docume

Critically Endangered lark rebounds after reintroduction success

Thu, 10/12/2020
Once confined to just one tiny, exposed rocky islet, the Raso Lark is now breeding on a second larger island and showing great signs of recovery thanks to ground-breaking conservation work in Cabo Verde

New European Breeding Bird Atlas 2

Thu, 03/12/2020
Today, with the European Bird Census Council, we jointly launch the second edition of the European Breeding Bird Atlas, probably citizen science project ever done in the planet. The atlas is a milestone for nature conservation in Europe, and it involved our BirdLife family for more than 5 years.

Nature is in crisis. The Parliament's report on the Biodiversity Strategy needs to reflect this

Wed, 02/12/2020
Ahead of the adoption by the European Parliament of its own initiative report on the