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Using nature to help nature adapt to climate change

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 08:49

BirdLife in the Netherlands and the Dutch government are connecting the country's various natural habitats to prevent species extinctions as global temperatures rise.

Europe and Central Asia Netherlands Climate Change programme - Europe and Central Asia

The numbers are in for Euro Birdwatch 2015

Tue, 06/10/2015 - 14:48

The staggering count of migratory birds from this year's birdwatching festival, plus its rare species sightings.

Europe and Central Asia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia

The Wadden Sea is in danger, says first-ever migration report of whole East Atlantic Flyway

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 13:57

This Natura 2000 and UNESCO World Heritage Site is used by 12 million migratory birds every year, but unlike the other birds that use the flyway, their numbers are dropping.

Europe and Central Asia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Everything you need to know about Euro Birdwatch 2015

Fri, 28/08/2015 - 09:07

All about the event, plus: how you can witness the wonders of bird migration.

Europe and Central Asia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

Living on the Edge: protecting and restoring ecosystems in the Sahel

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:29

Birds and people depend on natural resources for their survival. The intricate link between people and their environment is especially apparent in the Sahel, with its millions of people (and hundreds of millions of goats), its unpredictable rainfall, and the increasing pressure on wetlands, trees and grasslands which are also used by billions of migratory and Afrotropical birds.

Africa Burkina Faso Local Engagement and Empowerment - Africa

VBN funds expansion of migratory shorebird research

Thu, 31/05/2012 - 10:39

Vogelbescherming Nederland (VBN, BirdLife in The Netherlands) and WWF-Netherlands are funding a new chair in migratory bird ecology at the University of Groningen.