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Malta’s commitment to protect marine life

Wed, 13/07/2016
Discover threatened seabirds and the LIFE projects that protect them on this tiny Mediterranean island nation.

Iceland: Volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs and seabirds

Wed, 13/07/2016
Take a tour of one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.

Summer drinks at the French seaside

Wed, 13/07/2016
The Atlantic coast of France is known for its strong wine, beaches... and marine litter?
The Curonian Lagoon. Photo: Julius Morkunas

Lithuania: A Baltic Sea holiday

Tue, 12/07/2016
If you've already island hopped through Greece, Spain and Italy, then why not head for the Baltic coast for a different sort of holiday?
The Azores are full of awe-inspiring mountains and beautiful beaches. Photo: Joaquim Teodosio

The Azores: a beautiful drop in the ocean

Tue, 12/07/2016
These islands are paradise for humans and seabirds alike, but invasive rats could threaten our feathered friends.

Can the European Commission save the Ortolan Bunting?

Thu, 07/07/2016
This bird is in danger of being eaten out of existence. Here's what BirdLife is doing to save it.

Slovakia: a small country with big ambitions for its EU Presidency

Thu, 07/07/2016
Can their 'positive agenda' restore citizens' confidence in the Union?

European Commission expert study confirms that EU Nature laws are fit for purpose

Wed, 06/07/2016

On 5 July the European Commission made public its expert study on the EU Nature Directi

School children in Hungary learn all about House Martins and bird migration after watching them nest with Spring Alive. Photo © Liz Dale, flickr

School's out(side) for Spring!

Thu, 30/06/2016
School children in Hungary learn all about House Martins and bird migration after watching them nest with Spring Alive