News France

Summer drinks at the French seaside

Wed, 13/07/2016
The Atlantic coast of France is known for its strong wine, beaches... and marine litter?

'Birding and conservation go together... You...

Wed, 09/09/2015
American author and avid birder Jonathan Franzen speaks out on the illegal killing of birds in the Mediterranean and calls on birders to join the fight against it.

European BirdLife Partners take action against...

Thu, 14/06/2012
Across Europe, birds suffer from a wide range of persecution: illegal poisoning shooting, trapping, and the theft of chicks for the bird trade are common practices. Recently, five European countries were confronted with cases of illegal killing. The common, even if illegal, practice of using poison baits to eradicate carnivores and rodents causes huge damage to wildlife as well as to livestock and crops. In some cases it can explain the decline of specific bird populations in Europe. Moreover, the poisons used are usually unnecessarily strong and often illegal.

Grid operators and environmental organisations...

Tue, 22/11/2011
Nineteen grid operators and environmental NGOs signed the European Grid Declaration on Electricity Network Development and Nature Conservation in Europe on 10 November 2011 in Brussels, in an open signatory process.

Life+ Cap DOM: Conservation of priority bird...

Wed, 11/05/2011
Life+ Cap DOM (Département d’Outre-Mer) is the first European Programme for the conservation of fauna involving several DOMs and their NGOs.