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Will the EU’s new invasive species regulation...

Mon, 28/09/2015
Invasive alien species cause not only bird extinctions, but also economic damage. However, the new regulation may not be up to scratch.
Guianan Cock-of-the-rock © Maxime Dechelle

Protecting birds in ‘tropical’ Europe

Mon, 13/07/2015
The EU’s environment laws do not extend to its Member States’ overseas entities. This leaves it up to NGOs to save their globally threatened endemic species.

The aliens among us

Tue, 04/11/2014

The new EU Regulation against Invasive Alien Species enters into force.

EU finally addressing threat of Invasive alien...

Fri, 07/03/2014
The EU law to address Invasive Alien Species is high on the policy agenda in Brussels. After many ups and downs, the three EU institutions seem to have found a compromise on common rules which could halt the environmental, economic and health damages caused by animals and plants introduced to Europe.

Urgent International support sought for Azores...

Mon, 08/10/2012

Since 2003, the Globally Threatened Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina, has benefitted co