BirdLife Sverige is the national Swedish bird association. Our name indicates that we are the Swedish partner in the global partnership BirdLife International. BirdLife Sverige has 25 regional associations, which conduct bird protection and research at the regional level. As a member, you support BirdLife Sveriges activities that are based on “three legs”, bird protection, bird research and bird interest.
50 years ago, during the 1972 UN Conference on the Environment in Stockholm, the world concluded that the environment was a major priority. While we celebrate this anniversary, we are also reeling from the 50-year-long failure of humanity to conserve nature as our grandparents knew it.
Bycatch from fishing is killing Europe’s seabirds in huge and unsustainable numbers. Jeremy Herry exposes the scale of the problem and sheds lights on the simple solutions that could turn things around – with enough political will.