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Putting Action Plans in place to eradicate wildlife poisoning

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 08:37

According to the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, in a period of 10 years (2000-2010), over 6,500 birds have been...

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Alpine farmers supporting biodiversity recovery

Tue, 19/11/2013 - 16:03

The opportunities that the EU rural development policy offers for biodiversity conservation were discussed at a recent conference in Turin, Italy. The...

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NABU pushes for better air quality in European port cities

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 16:11

In Europe, an average of 500 people dies prematurely from air pollution every year. Several measures have been taken to regulate and...

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American experts alert EU politicians of bioenergy policy risks

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 16:08

In November BirdLife Europe and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) hosted Dogwood Alliance, an American NGO and Greenpeace Canada in Brussels. The...

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European Parliament takes a leap to halt subsidizing overfishing

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 15:52

In October the European Parliament gave a massive boost to the future of Europe’s fisheries by voting against public funding being used...

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Spanish government opens for increased marine protection

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 15:48

In October the Spanish government opened a public consultation process for the designation of a network of marine Special Protection Areas (SPAs)...

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Bulgaria brought to Court over failure to protect key sites for biodiversity

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 15:37

In October the European Commission referred the Bulgarian government to the European Court of Justice due to failures to protect internationally important...

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How connected to nature are you?

Fri, 01/11/2013 - 16:17

Jumping into big messy piles of yellow-orange leaves. Climbing trees with spongy moss-covered bark. Discovering insects under logs. Splashing in puddles. Listening...

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Mediterranean IBA tourism app goes interactive

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 15:56

BirdLife’s EU-funded project to promote sustainable birdwatching tourism in the Natura 2000 protected area network is about to take a giant leap...

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