News Europe and Central Asia

No deal to protect the seas, EU wrangles over details

Tue, 15/12/2015
What we took from the sea this year: a look back at Europe's fishy marine dealings in 2015.

Farming flaws: why 2015 was another poor year for EU agriculture

Mon, 14/12/2015
Greening implementation, policy simplification and farmer protests prove the system is broken.

Court blocks major road development threatening Turkish grouse populations

Fri, 11/12/2015
BirdLife's Partner in Turkey, Doğa Derneği, has some good news regarding the ironically named 'Green Way' road development.

Now The Netherlands joins fight to save Europe's Nature Laws

Tue, 08/12/2015
The Netherlands has today joined the ten EU countries who've already publicly stood up for Europe’s key nature laws.

Romanian conservationists and hunters unite to save a threatened bird

Mon, 07/12/2015
The Red-breasted Goose is getting help from an unexpected quarter.

More than a quarter of UK birds now of 'highest conservation concern'

Thu, 03/12/2015
The Curlew, Nightingale and Puffin join the growing list of threatened birds, while the Bittern and Nightjar get a reprieve in the new 'Birds of Conservation Concern' report.

Europe urged to do more to tackle threatened African wildlife

Thu, 26/11/2015
Conservationists are welcoming the launch of a new European plan to help protect wildlife in Africa.

Europe’s wildlife needs renewables success

Thu, 26/11/2015
Wildlife in Europe needs the transition from polluting energy sources to renewables to be a success, according to a new study.

How the EU "Fitness Check" can become a game changer

Wed, 25/11/2015
On behalf of BirdLife Europe and NABU (BirdLife in Germany) we would like to invite you to our workshop on Tuesday 1st December 2015.