Europe and Central Asia
The fen landscape
30 Mar 2020

Reviving the fen: therapy for Europe's lungs in Belarus

Fens are natural wetland habitats: a precious home to nature. Unfortunately, some fens risk being drained for farming, threatening both biodiversity and the climate...
The "looming-eyes buoy" is currently being trialled in Estonia © Andres Kalamees
26 Mar 2020

This bizarre floating gadget could save seabirds' lives

Many seabirds meet their end accidentally tangled in fishing nets. In a brand new approach to this problem, our Partners are studying the way seabirds detect predators, in a bid to use the same techniques to keep them away from netting.
© Unsplash
25 Mar 2020

Nature never sleeps: let’s not let COVID19 nip the EU Green Deal in the bud

The immediacy of the crisis posed by the pandemic causes a range of emotions from anxiety to panic, anger and even confusion. Seemingly, out of nowhere, it has seized the planet’s consciousness and focus and, as tragedy often does, seems to unite more than separate us...
18 Mar 2020

Decisive decade: nature restoration offers Europe's policy makers

Press release | This year the EU will take decisions that have far-reaching consequences for Europe's people and nature. A new set of policy papers, released today, outlines why and how European politicians should prioritise nature restoration in the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030.
Eurasian Spoonbill © Ondrej Prosicky / Shutterstock
17 Mar 2020

Why it’s important to love birds for more than just their beauty

We all know what our favourite bird looks like – but do you know why it’s evolved to look that way? Discover the amazing new project striving to build a stronger connection between people and nature – through the fascination of bird anatomy.
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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