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Using nature to help nature adapt to climate change

Thu, 19/11/2015
BirdLife in the Netherlands and the Dutch government are connecting the country's various natural habitats to prevent species extinctions as global temperatures rise.

Will the EU's Energy Union prevent a climate catastrophe?

Thu, 19/11/2015
It all depends on investment, clear planning, and the political and industrial will to do the right thing.

Using bioenergy may not be as green as it seems

Thu, 19/11/2015
Read why it's being called the "accounting error" causing global warming, and how using biofuels could be more harmful than fossil fuels.

Battling global warming with Belarussian bogs

Thu, 19/11/2015
Swamps are associated with more than just scary films. BirdLife in Belarus is working with the government to restore 51.000 ha of wetlands to combat climate change. Read how and why here.

BirdLife in Portugal publishes atlas of national seabirds

Tue, 17/11/2015
The book and its interactive online version feature 65 marine species, with detailed factsheets, maps and photos.

Wood Pastures in Europe - are they helped or hindered by European farming policies?

Tue, 17/11/2015
The European Parliament's been playing host to a discussion on Europe's wood pastures and whether or not farming policies in the EU are working as well as they can to protect these natural areas.

The verdict is in: Europe’s nature laws are fit for purpose

Thu, 12/11/2015
We're getting the first findings from European lawmakers on their review of key European nature laws.

What makes birdwatchers want to monitor species in an ISIS warzone?

Wed, 11/11/2015
BirdLife in Turkey is protecting one of the world's most threatened bird species, 30 km from the Syrian border.