News EU Life Project

Malta’s first marine Special Protection Areas...

Wed, 29/06/2016
Eight new locations will help protect endangered and declining seabirds in the country.

This plant's funny name belies its dangerous...

Mon, 04/04/2016
The Hottentot Fig is an invasive alien species that was favoured for its beauty, but is slowly killing other local vegetation in Portugal.

From conservation research to on-the-ground...

Mon, 11/01/2016
How our 'European Red List of Birds' has become a project (LIFE Euro SAP) to protect 16 threatened species.

Italy is creating a 'nature network'...

Thu, 19/11/2015
Lipu (BirdLife in Italy) is part of the LIFE TIB project to connect various habitat and create new ones for species escaping rising temperatures and man-made sprawls.

First-ever conservation plan announced for the...

Wed, 21/10/2015
This species is so discreet that few humans have ever seen them. And few ever will, with populations set to decline rapidly over the next 3 generations. Can this plan save them?

Bird migration through Italy: The good, the bad...

Wed, 02/09/2015
Italy is geographically very important for birds migrating between Eurasia and Africa. LIPU, BirdLife's partner in Italy, takes stock of the migratory species' conservation status.

Exotic plants, invasive rats, and fishnets

Fri, 03/07/2015
Invasive rats and cats eating seabird eggs and chicks, accidental entanglement in fish gear, exotic plants changing island ecology…just some of the things SPEA (BirdLife Portugal) has been battling to try and save seabirds.