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A green reform of the CAP is needed now!

Fri, 13/04/2012 - 09:39

BirdLife Europe, in collaboration with the EEB (European Environmental Bureau), launched a video giving a series of indisputable arguments to green the CAP. The short film entitled ‘Why we need a green refo...

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Urgent message from Denmark: "CAP must support sustainable farming"

Wed, 07/03/2012 - 08:18

On Friday 2 March, BirdLife Europe and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) launched a video highlighting the many problems facing the ...

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EU Environment Ministers fail to stand up for nature in face of farm lobby interests

Tue, 03/01/2012 - 09:53

On Monday 19 December the EU Environment Council in Brussels came out with conclusions on the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, i...

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

CAP disappoints on green hopes

Wed, 12/10/2011 - 12:54

BirdLife is deeply disappointed with the CAP reform proposals that have emerged from the Commission on the 12 October. Despite their repeated promises of a green reform which would see the CAP rewarding farmers who deliver public good...

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CAP to keep pumping cash into EU’s most environmentally harmful farms, reveals leaked proposal

Mon, 19/09/2011 - 12:28

At the beginning of September, Environmental NGOs and farmers condemned plans to greenwash the Common ...

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Farmland birds in Europe fall to lowest levels

Thu, 25/08/2011 - 13:14

The Pan-European Common Bird Monitoring Scheme has compiled population figures for 145 common and widespread bird species in 25 European countries between 1980 and 2009. Amongst those species covered, f...

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

EU promises a greener future, but budget stays grey

Thu, 30/06/2011 - 09:30

“Despite a few encouraging steps forward, this uninspiring budget proposal offers more business as usual at a time of deep crisis” said Angelo Caserta, Regional Director of BirdLif...

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Alarm over reports that Barroso is considering cutting most progressive part of Common Agricultural Policy

Wed, 22/06/2011 - 13:49

BirdLife Europe  is alarmed by recent reports that Mr. Barroso, the President of t...

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New EU Biodiversity Strategy adopted

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 13:38

The European Commission revealed its long awaited EU Biodiversity strategy, which sets out a blueprint for achieving the EU’s renewed biodiversity target.  BirdLife welcomed the strategy but at the same tim...

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

The EU must reform fisheries and farm policies if it is to save biodiversity

Tue, 03/05/2011 - 12:49

BirdLife Europe welcomed the release of the EU Biodiversity strategy issued on May 3rd, setting out the key actions the EU must  take in ...

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

NABU supports demonstrations against the current Common Agricultural Policy

Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:24

BirdLife’s German Partner NABU has begun to campaign against the current Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), pressing for a serious reform in whic...

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BirdLife Europe highlights its hopes for the Hungarian EU Presidency

Tue, 25/01/2011 - 13:53

With the bi-annual release of Greening Europe, Birdlife Europe publishes its EU policy priorities for the current Presidency of the EU. Five key focuses ...

Europe and Central Asia Hungary Advocating for sustainable agriculture