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5 reasons why Europe needs a new farming policy

Mon, 21/06/2021
In Europe, we have lost 57 percent of farmland birds in just 40 years. How? The ponds, trees and hedges that once characterised our agricultural landscapes have been taken over by huge intensive farms, which leave no space for natural habitats – no space for life. It's time for change.

Common Fisheries Policy: Mission not yet accomplished

Fri, 18/06/2021

Seven years after the last reform of the Common Fisheries

Peat pits in De Wieden, the Netherlands

How restoring peatlands can help us beat climate change

Fri, 11/06/2021
Peatlands are an incredible tool against the climate crisis: they absorb carbon from the atmosphere and keep it stored. Although peatlands only cover 3% of the world’s land area, they contain a third of the world's soil carbon. Katrien Wijns is restoring peatlands across Europe - this is her story.

EU Seabird Bycatch Action Plan – Good intentions, little action!

Thu, 10/06/2021

Bycatch is one of the most significant threats to seabirds globally.

The 2030 Challenge: stop the rot, protect the best and restore the rest

Sat, 05/06/2021

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration starts on World Environment Day on 5 June.

The EU must stop burning its forests and biodiversity

Tue, 01/06/2021
NGOs ask the European Union to stop supporting fake ‘renewable’ energy that burns forest biomass

Statement: BirdLife resumes activities in EU Commission's Platform on Sustainable Finance

Mon, 31/05/2021

Ariel Brunner, Senior Head of Policy of BirdLife Europe and Central Asia will resume hi