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Big on big things?

Wed, 13/01/2016
In 2015, we set criteria to test the EU’s commitment to sustainable development and addressing the environmental crisis. How did the Commission perform?

Shifting into higher gear against illegal bird killing

Mon, 11/01/2016
How BirdLife is using a 'race' (among other things) to stop the illicit slaughter of millions of birds in the Mediterranean.

What's next for EU biodiversity?

Mon, 11/01/2016
Juncker’s long “to-do-list” to save Europe’s nature.

From conservation research to on-the-ground species protection

Mon, 11/01/2016
How our 'European Red List of Birds' has become a project (LIFE Euro SAP) to protect 16 threatened species.

From reducing bycatch to protection beyond borders: our 2016 marine objectives

Mon, 11/01/2016
More protected areas and management plans are needed to save seabirds.

Designing Europe's energy system of the future

Fri, 08/01/2016
2015 has left us waiting for a vision on how Europe will cut emissions, improve energy efficiency and increase renewable energy in the next decade. Will 2016 deliver?
A Griffon Vulture. Photo: Carles Carboneras

Saving the world’s vultures

Fri, 08/01/2016
Let's start with getting veterinary diclofenac banned in Europe.
On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Turtle-dove is the UK's fastest-declining bird, now Vulnerable, and needs support from projects like this. Photo: Andy Hay

Second day of Christmas brings Turtle-doves to CEMEX quarries in the UK

Tue, 22/12/2015
We are delighted to report that Turtle-doves have been found at two quarry projects, including three juveniles, so it is very likely that they were born on a CEMEX site this year thanks to a partnership with CEMEX and the RSPB.