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The Polish government wants to cut down this...

Tue, 03/05/2016
Authorities claim logging is needed to combat a beetle infestation in Białowieża. Can Europe's last primeval woods be saved?

A brighter future for Europe’s rarest migratory...

Fri, 02/12/2011
Aquatic Warbler, the rarest passerine bird in mainland Europe, is facing a brighter future thanks to six years of intensive work.

Carpathian project has started

Mon, 16/05/2011
Polish Society for the Protection of Birds has started a conservation programme on the birds in the Carpathian Mountains.

Spring Alive Launched in Poland

Fri, 15/04/2011
OTOP (BirdLife in Poland), the international coordinator of BirdLife’s Spring Alive campaign, has just launched its national campaign through its ambassador Odeta Moro-Figureska, a well-known Polish TV personality.

The IBA Caretaker Network in Poland

Sat, 19/03/2011
The purpose of this report is to explore and analyse the IBA Caretaker Network in Poland with the goal of furthering our understanding of what makes, motivates and inspires Caretakers, what opportunities and challenges they face, and the value of having an IBA Caretaker Network.

Networks of care

Fri, 18/03/2011
More than half of Poland’s 140 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) are over 15,000 hectares. The biggest of all, Tuchola Forest, covers 360,000 hectares. Simply monitoring sites of this size is a formidable challenge.

Protecting mainland Europe’s rarest songbird

Mon, 17/05/2010
Government officials from states across Europe and Africa, as well as experts and conservationists, came together in Biebrza National Park, Poland, to discuss the survival of mainland Europe’s rarest songbird, the Vulnerable Aquatic Warbler.

2010 Goldman Prize for Europe: Ma≈Çgorzata Górska...

Tue, 20/04/2010
OTOP's (BirdLife in Poland) Ma≈Çgorzata Górska led the fight to protect Polands Rospuda Valley, one of Europes last true wilderness areas, from a controversial highway project that would have destroyed the regions sensitive ecosystems. This video is narrated by actor and environmentalist Robert Redford. The Goldman Environmental Prize is the world's largest award for grassroots environmentalists.