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Report: The use of the EMFF in Spain between 2014 - 2018

Wed, 25/11/2020

The current European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (2014-2020) pursues the objective of a

Victory: Denmark announces complete ban on lead in hunting ammunition

Tue, 24/11/2020
It has finally happened: Denmark has announced a complete ban on lead in hunting ammunition. The Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark and the Danish Hunters’ Association made the announcement together. Following a transition period, the ban will be fully implemented in 2023.

Protecting shearwaters on land and at sea: a strong partnership to preserve two Mediterranean species

Mon, 16/11/2020

LIFE PanPuffinus started September and this is welcome news for some of the mo

Press release: New report reveals Member States are responsible for the death of over 14 million birds

Tue, 10/11/2020
Today, BirdLife Europe released a new report which provides an in-depth analysis of derogations in eight EU Member States: Bulgaria, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Poland and Spain.
Unveiling the truth: how Member States are abusing their power to grant licenses to kill millions of birds

How EU States are granting licenses to kill millions of birds

Tue, 10/11/2020
Have you heard of the EU Birds Directive? It’s a powerful piece of legislation that protects birds across the continent. Problem: EU Member States are giving out licenses to kill protected birds like there’s no tomorrow. We have published a report that exposes this far-reaching scandal.

An Open Letter from Scientists: EMFF

Mon, 02/11/2020

[If you're a scientist and would like to sign the letter, please scroll to