As the European Union prepares to present its next budget, our Head of Conservation Iván Ramírez pens a satirical open letter about a very serious issue to President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker.
In Belarus, spring hunting continues unabated. Every year it is a thorny issue for conservationists trying to ensure that society, hunters and lawmakers understand the huge environmental repercussions. Alesia Basharymava from APB-BirdLife Belarus tell us more.
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Aznalcóllar disaster in Spain, when the dumping of toxic sludge from a mining raft reached Doñana National Park, thereby threatening one of the most important biodiversity areas in all of Europe.
Sustainable grassland management, as the result of cooperation between nature conservationists and farmers in the Eempolder Nature Reserve in the Netherlands, has brought good news for Black-tailed Godwits and breeding waders.
As the debate on the next EU budget draws to a close, will Budget Commissioner Oettinger dedicate enough to the environment and climate in the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to avert disaster?
Of the 25 projects shortlisted for the coveted European Citizens Award – voted by the public – 8 projects involve the work of our BirdLife partners in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Spain and the UK.
Spring has officially sprung and so has Spring Alive – BirdLife International’s annual campaign to introduce children across Europe, Central Asia and Africa to the joys of spring and the wonder that is nature.