Europe

'Keep poultry inside' amid bird flu risk, keepers told

Poultry keepers have been told to keep their birds inside to protect them from a highly-infectious strain of avian flu in Europe.

BBC

07 December 2016

La mitad de los tiburones del Mediterráneo están en riesgo de extinción

La Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza ha publicado los resultados de la evaluación regional de 2016.

06 December 2016

Over 50% of sharks and rays in the Mediterranean Sea are at risk of extinction

The status of 11 species of sharks and rays in the region have worsened since their last assessment in 2007, according to a new report by the IUCN.

06 December 2016

'Human swan' crosses Channel on her epic 4,500-mile migration

Sacha Dench is first woman to cross the Channel in a motorised paraglider, as part of her journey following migrating birds from Russia to Britain.

05 December 2016

Hagenbecks Tierpark schließt wegen Vogelgrippe

Die Vogelgrippe breitet sich aus. Nun muss in Hamburg der Zoo schließen: Im Tierpark Hagenbeck waren Gänse an dem Virus verendet.

29 November 2016

L’extinction des pollinisateurs menace 1,4 milliard d’emplois, selon un rapport

Quelque 1,4 milliard d’emplois et les trois quarts des cultures dépendent d’animaux pollinisateurs, gravement menacés, souligne un rapport publié lundi.

28 November 2016

El buitre negro aprende a ser libre

La organización GREFA está reintroduciendo en Burgos esta ave carroñera.

El Mundo

27 November 2016

A solitary little egret is an elegant sentinel on the muddy creek

Often you encounter him fishing here, with an oystercatcher or redshank for company, watching acutely, spearing for small fish and crustaceans.

26 November 2016

Greenpeace urges UK microbead ban to protect ocean life

Environmental group Greenpeace is calling for a ban in Britain on plastic "microbeads", which they warn pollute the oceans and poison marine life.

25 November 2016