Europe and Central Asia
20 Feb 2020

Lisbon airport mega-project threatens one of Europe’s most important

In spite of the concerns raised by scientists, environmental NGOs, engineers and safety experts, the Portuguese government have approved the Montijo airport mega-project. Our partner SPEA and others are now looking at how to stop this assault against nature.
20 Feb 2020

Two-FACEd hunting association says no to EU lead-ban

The terrible impact lead exposure has on humans, wildlife and nature has been known for decades. The EU has already banned the use of lead from our paint, our petrol, our pipes and even our pencils, yet it is still legal to use lead shot, which are pellets made of lead, in hunting guns.
19 Feb 2020

Fish Tales - Episode 3: Pavlos from Limassol

«My name is Pavlos. I live in Cyprus. I’m sixty-two, a father of four, and I’ve been fishing for more than forty years.»   Being a fisher. Caring for nature.  
18 Feb 2020

Will the EU Green Deal be Europe's "man on the moon" moment?

For the EU Green deal to be the announced “moonshot moment” our leaders will need to connect with their inner young idealist and manage to turn off the more-of-the-same autopilot. Recent weeks suggest that won’t be easy...
18 Feb 2020

We need money for nature: not lies about climate spending

Did you know that the Commission has been lying about its climate spending? A new study has revealed that there is much less climate spending in the current proposal for a new Common Agricultural Policy – a whole third of the EU budget – than the EU Commission claims.
White Tailed Eagle © Jaroslav Pap courtesy of Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Shot and left for dead: help us put an end to this persecution.

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