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Romanian hunting law threatens wild birds and violates the Birds Directive

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:58

Romania is about to approve a law that will allow spring hunting and trespassing on private property.

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Show that you care: support your favourite nature sites

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 10:27

Send in your “gesture for nature” to show that you care about Europe’s richest nature sites.

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Bird paradise in Montenegro now safe from developers

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:42

In a country where people flock to the seaside in waves in summer, it’s not surprising that developers had big dollar signs in their eyes when looking at the picturesque salt flats of

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BirdLife Partners await your support for the Natura 2000 Award

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:12

May 21st is Natura 2000 Day, celebrating Europe’s largest network of nature areas protected by EU law.

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Bye, Bye (bad) Biofuels

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 15:12

Europe has turned its back on first generation biofuels and placed the first footsteps in the sand for where it wants to go next. This week, the Environmental Committee signed off on the ILUC deal with the Council, and so

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Malta misses a chance to end spring hunting of birds

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 14:25

On Saturday 11th April, Maltese citizens lost the opportunity to put an end to the controversial spring hunting of birds in their country during a national referendum.

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“Simplification”? Not the solution for European agriculture

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 09:57

Simplification is one of President Juncker’s dubious buzzwords. In the era of “deregulation” it effectively translates to more and more exemptions which allow farmers and land managers to not deliver for nature.

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European Parliament makes the right move for Baltic fisheries

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 20:49

The European Parliament has made a move to stop overfishing in the Baltic and save marine seabirds and mammals.

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