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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...

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...

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

Open letter to President von der Leyen: Withdraw the CAP

Fri, 30/10/2020
Nature is in crisis, and we desperately need a real EU Green Deal to get us on the track to recovery. That's why, alongside civil society organisations, we are sending an open letter to Commission President von der Leyen asking her to withdraw the CAP.

It is urgent to ban toxic lead shot in the EU

Mon, 26/10/2020
Responding to EU citizens’ concerns on the state of the environment, the alarming los