Europe

'Largest ever' illegal animal transport in Germany stopped in Bavaria

The police stopped a van containing a diverse array of over 7,000 animals in a car park along a motorway close to Amberg, Bavaria at the weekend.

16 October 2017

Bats hunt by the light of the silvery harvest moon

Seen through the shaggy boughs of an old larch, the full moon had the strange allure that moths and wanderers know

11 October 2017

Over two tonnes of marine litter removed

Over two tonnes of marine litter has been collected by NGO Healthy Seas and its partners Ghost Fishing, Sharklab - Malta and Żibel, in the run up to the One Ocean conference being hosted in Malta y

06 October 2017

EU rules out tax on plastic products to reduce waste

EU opts for public awareness campaign on the impacts of plastics on the environment saying a tax would not be sustainable

06 October 2017

How will Brexit affect British wildlife?

The EU offered protection to everything from the harbour porpoise to hen harriers. Now, the future of UK conservation law is uncertain

06 October 2017

Ivory trade to be banned in UK 'to protect elephants'

The sale and export of almost all ivory items would be banned in the UK under plans set out by the government.

BBC

06 October 2017

'Supreme wake-up call': Prince Charles urges action on ocean pollution

Prince says catastrophic hurricanes are consequence of climate change and welcomes growing awareness of plastic pollution

05 October 2017

Expertos cifran en 12.500 millones de euros al año el impacto de las especies invasoras en Europa

Piden que se amplíe urgentemente la lista europea de estas especies dañinas, 207 de ellas de forma prioritaria antes de 2020

04 October 2017

Rare Leisler's bat roost found in Galloway Forest Park

The rare Leisler's bat has taken up a maternity roost in Galloway Forest Park, the second confirmed site for it in Scotland.

02 October 2017

Los guardianes de las grandes autopistas para las aves

El proyecto Lindus 2 está haciendo un censo de aves para detectar cambios en las migraciones por la actividad humana y el cambio climático

01 October 2017