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UK's David Cameron supports EU nature laws, says they are reason to stay in the EU

Thu, 02/06/2016
The declaration is supported by the RSPB and WWF UK, which say 'The safer option for our wildlife and environment is for the UK to remain within the EU'.

Turkey Bird Conference to combine past and present for better conservation future

Thu, 02/06/2016
The 17th edition will represent the generations of the nature protection movement since the 1950s.

How the EU can achieve sustainable bioenergy

Wed, 01/06/2016
Following the end of a public consultation by the European Commission, it's crunch time for the new bioenergy policy.

Transnational conservation in Turkey could save six threatened bird species

Tue, 31/05/2016
The project by BirdLife partners in Turkey, Bulgaria and Hungary is meant to protect species in the Anatolian steppes.

A Tribute to Professor Ilkka Hanski, one of the world’s top ecologists and evolutionary biologists

Mon, 23/05/2016

Professor Ilkka Hanski born 1953 in Lempäälä, Finland, passed away on Tuesday morning,

Celebrating the day of 27,000 protected areas

Fri, 20/05/2016
The Natura 2000 network is vital to protecting Europe's most endangered species and habitats. Here's why.

New colony of Dalmatian Pelicans established in Bulgaria

Fri, 20/05/2016
The second nesting area for the globally threatened species in their native Bulgaria has been 60 years in the making.

New study confirms EU nature laws’ effectiveness

Thu, 19/05/2016
Will it nudge the European Commission to release the results of the 'fitness check' of the Directives and declare them 'fit for purpose'?

Alexander Rukhaia wins Whitley Award for protecting birds of prey

Wed, 18/05/2016
The founder and director of the Society for Nature Conservation in Georgia (SABUKO) is the first person from the country to win the £35,000 in funding.