Europe and Central Asia
26 Oct 2020

No More New Hydropower In Europe: A Manifesto

For decades in Europe we have been building hydropower plants along our rivers, damaging one of the most precious resources for all life on earth: rivers and freshwater ecosystems.
23 Oct 2020

5 Reasons to ban lead shot in wetlands

Lead is poison for birds, biodiversity and people.
22 Oct 2020

Press release: European Parliament wants to kill off nature for good

This Friday, Members of the European Parliament will conclude a series of nature-killing votes shaping the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
22 Oct 2020

Press release: EU countries endorse EU biodiversity Strategy 2030

Brussels – 23 October 2020 To the members of the press – for immediate release Today, leaders from all of the EU adopted the EU Biodiversity Strategy. The Strategy which was presented by the EU Commission in May this year, is a key part of the EU Green Deal.
Europe's nature is disappearing under unsustainable farming and expanding towns.  The new State of Nature in the EU shows alarming figures
19 Oct 2020

The new State of Nature in the EU shows alarming figures

Today the European Environment Agency’s and the European Commission’s new reports on the State of Nature in the EU are being released.
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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BirdLife Europe is a Partnership of 48 national conservation organisations and one of six regional secretariats that compose BirdLife International. Read more about BirdLife Europe

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