News Europe and Central Asia

Being 'Nature Alert' in Amsterdam

Mon, 06/06/2016
Perhaps the most important conference in the fight to save EU nature laws could end up a damp squib. Here's why.

Norway's Golden Eagles are under threat

Fri, 03/06/2016
The government wants to reduce their protection in the hopes it will lower the number of reindeer the birds kill.

For sustainable aquaculture, we need better data

Fri, 03/06/2016
Can the Data Collection Framework Regulation help mitigate the impact of the industry on marine life?

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.