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Diclofenac claims first official victim in Europe: the Cinereous Vulture

Thu, 08/04/2021
A Cinerous Vulture born in 2020 in the Boumort National Hunting Reserve has now been confirmed as the first victim of a vulture species to die from poisoning by veterinary diclofenac in Europe.

BirdLife threatens to walk out from Taxonomy Platform on Sustainable Finance

Fri, 02/04/2021

Right now, the European Commission is working towards finalising its sustainable financ

The EU and the UK have agreed to keep working together. What’s in it for nature?

Fri, 26/02/2021
For four and a half years, we have been working our way through the intricate and complex world of EU-UK trade negotiations. Now that the transition period is behind us, we can begin to assess this event’s implications for nature. Take a deep dive into the issue with our weekend long read.
Team members from EnvPro and E-grupa © Mihailo Jovićević

The new wave of plant conservationists in the Balkans

Fri, 19/02/2021
Move over bearded botanists: a new generation of young expert plant scientists are scaling remote Balkan mountains to save extremely rare plants found nowhere else – some with ranges smaller than a football field

Commission confirms it: lead shot will finally be banned in wetlands

Thu, 18/02/2021
The long awaited ban on the use of lead shots in wetlands finally came into force on
Niksci karstic field grazing © Jovo Radulovic

Call for Letters of Inquiry for Small Grants in the Balkans

Mon, 01/02/2021
On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a call for proposals for Small Grants for Environmental Civil Society Organizations in the Balkans.
Alvidas Kazlauskas © Julius Morkunas

Fish Tales – Episode 6: Alvidas and Viktoras from Lithuania

Mon, 01/02/2021

Being a fisher and caring for nature in Lithuania