Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux (LPO)
Founded in 1912, LPO is today the largest environmental NGO in France with nearly 60000 active members, 550 staff and 35 local chapters. Our main goals are to support biodiversity and sustainable development through wildlife conservation projects, scientific studies, citizen mobilisation and awareness, meaningful partnerships and public advocacy.
“When world leaders and governments prove unable to take the urgent measures that are needed to tackle climate and biodiversity deadly crisis, civil society has no choice but to step up, unite and act together.”
Allain Bougrain Dubourg, LPO Président
Conserving marine life requires the cooperation of all related stakeholders. Discover how Green Home, CEPF Med grantee, helped local communities in the Katic area to support the declaration of the second Marine Protected Area in Montenegro.
This species lives and breeds in the entire Mediterranean, though it also breeds in the Black Sea. They are largely sedentary, meaning the birds tend to stay close to their breeding grounds during winter, although some birds can undergo short-distance migrations.