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What is the role of bioenergy in a decarbonised Europe?

Wed, 10/06/2020
With its proposed European Green Deal, the European Union aims at becoming the first carbon neutral continent by mid-century. This objective will require deep transformations in the way we consume, move and produce.
Egyptian vulturer © Birdlife Europe

Working with traditional healers to end vulture poaching

Wed, 10/06/2020
In West Africa, illegal trade in vultures’ parts for belief based use spells doom for these endangered birds. The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), BirdLife Partner is working with local traditional healers to create awareness on plant-based alternatives, as substitutes to vultures’ parts.
Awatef fording a river during fieldwork © Louis Marie Préau

Awatef Abiadh named 'Hotspot Hero' for inspirational conservation work

Tue, 09/06/2020
The Tunisian conservationist, based at LPO (BirdLife in France), has been recognised by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund for her contribution to conservation in the Mediterranean.

The conservation disruption: when Covid struck

Tue, 09/06/2020

How do you count birds if you’re not allowed to leave your home?

Morning glow in Sweden © HIH Princess Takamado

A Morning in Sweden

Tue, 09/06/2020
Birds in the owl family are popular not only among children but also adults: their ability to rotate their heads 180 degrees, as well as their resemblance to Russian nesting dolls, matryoshkas, seems to attract everybody. In fact we humans tend to feel a sense of affinity to owls, because they have forward-facing eyes like ours.

Turning the tide on EU seas with a Green Recovery

Fri, 05/06/2020

Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the planet, yet we are only just beginning to dis

Setting the right safety net: Fisheries support policies response to Covid-19

Fri, 05/06/2020

The Covid-19 global pandemic requires emergency action to address immediate health conc

Press release: 66 billion Euros down the drain

Fri, 05/06/2020

EU Court of Auditors: ‘Most CAP funding has little positive im

El Rincon Stream Frog © H. Povedano

Announcing 2020's Conservation Leadership Programme winners

Thu, 04/06/2020
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 Conservation Leadership Programme Team Awards. This year's award-winning projects will help make great strides towards saving a wide diversity of threatened species across the world.