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Protection set to increase for migratory birds of prey in Europe, Asia and Africa

Mon, 31/01/2011
The EU Council of Ministers is on its way to signing an important MoU that would significantly increase protection for migratory raptors across European, Asian and African flyways, after a recommendation to do so by the European Commission.

BirdLife Malta prepares for another illegal spring hunt

Mon, 31/01/2011
BirdLife Malta has announced Spring Watch Malta 2011, a conservation camp which forms a crucial part of their fight against the illegal spring hunting that is rife in Malta.

186 NGOs protest against Turkish draft law that could destroy the Anatolia region

Thu, 27/01/2011
Representatives of 186 civil society associations gathered outside the Turkish Parliament on Monday in protests against Turkey’s contradictory and worrying ‘Nature and Biodiversity Conservation’ draft law.

Red-breasted Geese to be monitored using GPS for the first time

Thu, 27/01/2011
A project aiming to monitor the behaviour and movements of the endangered Red-breasted Goose has received a boost.

Crisis in Cyprus: Illegal bird trapping reaches disastrous levels

Thu, 27/01/2011
BirdLife Cyprus has released its newest report on illegal bird trapping with data gathered between 31 August and 8 November 2010, showing a dramatic rise in such activity.

BirdLife Europe highlights its hopes for the Hungarian EU Presidency

Tue, 25/01/2011
With the bi-annual release of Greening Europe, Birdlife Europe publishes its EU policy priorities for the Hungarian Presidency of the EU.

Help stop illegal hunting in Malta

Wed, 19/01/2011
Illegal hunting is a widespread and serious problem in Malta, with poachers specifically targeting protected birds including raptors (birds of prey) and Herons as well as rarer visitors to the islands.

Birds in Europe: Population Estimates, Trends and Conservation Status

Mon, 10/01/2011
374 pages, Out of print. Birds in Europe: Population Estimates, Trends and Conservation Status covers the European continent from Greenland in the west to the Urals in the east, and from Svalbard in the north to the Canary Islands in the south

European Bird Populations: Estimates and Trends

Mon, 10/01/2011
160 pages, Out of print. The publication of European Bird Populations: Estimates and Trends means that, for the first time, all pan-European data on bird populations and their distribution are available in one book.