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NABU commemorates extinct species

Fri, 15/10/2010
NABU (BirdLife in Germany), organised a demonstration to send a strong message to the German government and the European Environment Ministers, which were finalising their position for the CBD COP10 in Nagoya.

EU funds help BirdLife Partners to protect our nature

Tue, 12/10/2010
As recently announced, six BirdLife Partners received funding for their LIFE+ Nature & Biodiversity projects to be implemented in the coming years.

Osprey ringed in Germany found shot in Malta

Wed, 06/10/2010
An Osprey ringed in Germany by NABU (BirdLife Partner) as part of a conservation project was recovered by the ALE and BirdLife Malta (BirdLife Partner) yesterday afternoon, shortly after being illegally shot in the Salina Bird Sanctuary.

EuroBirdwatch 2010: the wonder of migration

Mon, 04/10/2010
Over the past weekend, almost 60,000 people from 34 European countries enthusiastically took part in EuroBirdwatch 2010.

BirdLife calls upon the EU to champion biodiversity in Nagoya and at home

Mon, 04/10/2010
BirdLife International handed in to the European Commissioner for the Environment, Mr Janez Potoƒçnik, its “message for Nagoya”.

Maltese hunters have spoonbills in their sights

Fri, 24/09/2010
Malta has been shamed yet again by its illegal bird hunters who have blasted a number of Spoonbills Platalea leucorodia this week.

BirdLife Malta Raptor Camp - September 2010 Video

Fri, 17/09/2010
Raphael Vassallo joins BirdLife Malta (BirdLife Partner) and the Campaign Against Bird Slaughter (CBAS) on their Raptor Watch camp in the Maltese countryside, monitoring for illegal hunting and trapping.

Race against the clock to save Zino’s Petrel

Fri, 10/09/2010
Staff from SPEA (BirdLife in Portugal) and the Parque Natural da Madeira – PNM keep working to restore the areas destroyed by the forest fires.

White-tailed Eagles poisoned in Denmark

Wed, 08/09/2010
For the first time in almost a century a pair of White-tailed Eagles Haliaeetus albicilla bred in the Danish island of Funen, but tragically the birds were found dead at the end of June.