Europe

Inflatable whales used to train marine rescue volunteers (video)

Volunteer rescuers have been using inflatable whales and seals to simulate saving stranded marine life.

18 June 2017

5.000 voluntarios recogen basura abandonada en espacios naturales

La campaña de “1 metro cuadrado por la naturaleza” busca concienciar sobre el problema de los residuos

17 June 2017

Fischer fangen Schweinswal mit zwei Köpfen

Ein Körper, zwei Köpfe: Es war ein bizarrer Fang, den niederländische Fischer kürzlich aus dem Wasser zogen.

15 June 2017

Two-headed porpoise caught in fishing net is first ever found

Fishers off the coast of the Netherlands got quite a shock when they caught what has now been confirmed as the first case of conjoined twin harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena).

14 June 2017

Island joins international agreement on whales and dolphins

An international agreement on whale, dolphin and porpoise conservation has been extended to the Isle of Man.

14 June 2017

Opinion: Harmonize Renewables with Migratory Species Conservation

Excerpts from the keynote address of Dr. Bradnee Chambers at the side event on 17 May in the margins of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn.

01 June 2017

Deutsche Wiesen und Weiden sind in Gefahr

Knapp zwei Drittel der Biotop-Typen in Deutschland sind gefährdet, berichtet das Bundesamt für Naturschutz. Schuld ist oft die Landwirtschaft. Es gibt aber auch positive Entwicklungen.

31 May 2017

We must stop seabird numbers falling off a cliff. After all, we’re to blame

Just as science is understanding the extraordinary lives of puffins and shearwaters, we are destroying them. And climate change may finish what we started

26 May 2017

Energy Task Force Side Event: Reconciling Energy Developments with Migratory Species Conservation

Members of the Energy Task Force, including the CMS and AEWA Secretariats, BirdLife International, and the German Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) joined forces at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference to raise awareness of the importance of reconciling migratory species conservation with the deployment of renewable energy and power lines globally.

23 May 2017