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News Special Protection Areas

Sea Alert 2015: The marine crisis continues

Tue, 15/12/2015
From overfishing to bycatch, invasive predators to pollution, seabirds are still under threat.

Why protected areas matter

Mon, 06/07/2015
An off limit beach isn’t there to offend it’s a special place that has been set aside for the conservation of some animal, plant, or habitat.

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.

Bulgarian Important Bird Areas protected

Mon, 06/06/2011
The Bulgarian government has confirmed Special Protection Area extensions for four key Important Bird Areas.