Europe and Central Asia
Nimrod Mifsud, a BirdLife Malta volunteer for over ten years and their 2018 Nature's Hero
28 Jun 2018

The hero working to make Malta's skies safe for migrant birds

Nature's Hero Nimrod Mifsud, a BirdLife Malta volunteer for over ten years, has shown passion and drive in his efforts to help birds migrating over Malta leave safely without persecution
28 Jun 2018

Spain, France and Italy - The three (not-so) Wise Monkeys

The western Mediterranean’s tremendous natural beauty is a marine marvel that fulfils most of our fantasies of summer idylls.  Picture the inviting blue beaches of Cote d’Azur, the white sandy beaches of Menorca, and the wild beaches of Costa Verde.
28 Jun 2018

No escape - Unsustainable European fishing practices harm seabirds

Each year, 200 000 seabirds die in the froth and foam of European waters alone, accidentally caught in the fishing nets of European fleets. And given the highly migratory journey of these seabirds and indeed European fishing fleets, these deadly fishing activities don’t stop in European waters.
28 Jun 2018

Don't bank on it! Sweden gets credit it may not deserve

In December 2016, the Swedish government proudly proposed four new marine protected areas in the Baltic Sea. The areas are home to species like the harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) as well as seabirds such as the long-tailed duck (Clangula hyemalis).
28 Jun 2018

Help disoriented Yelkouan Shearwater fledglings!

At this time of year, young Yelkouan Shearwaters leave their nests at night to train their wings around the cliffs where they breed. After several nights they then fledge from their remote cliff-side locations for the first time, using the light of the horizon to guide them.
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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