Europe

Hundreds of birds of prey are being shot or poisoned in UK

RSPB calls on shooting industry to help stamp out problem as a report shows birds, including golden eagles, hen harriers and red kites were illegally killed last year.

30 October 2014

Illegal Med fishing claims up to two tons of swordfish per boat per day

A rampant lack of controls is allowing fishing boats in the Mediterranean to illegally pluck huge quantities of swordfish from waters off the Italian coast, according to an internal report by EU fi

29 October 2014

Rare Bewick's swan numbers show 'alarming crash'

The UK's smallest and rarest swan has suffered an "alarming crash in numbers", the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust has said.

27 October 2014

Nordsee: Vogelgrippe-Variante für Seehundsterben verantwortlich

Seit Anfang Oktober starben zahlreiche Seehunde auf deutschen Nordseeinseln. Nun steht die genaue Todesursache des Massensterbens fest: Eine Variante des Vogelgrippevirus.

24 October 2014

Farmland birds show rapid decline

Farmland birds are at their lowest levels since records began, according to government figures.

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23 October 2014

Albania’s Coastal Wetlands: Killing Field for Migrating Birds

Millions of birds migrating between Africa and Europe are being illegally hunted on the Balkan Peninsula, with the most egregious poaching occurring in Albania.

23 October 2014

2014/029: Asignación regional de Israel

Para determinar la composición del Comité Permanente y para otros fines, la Conferencia de las Partes ha establecido seis grandes regiones geográficas: África, Asia, América del Sur y Central y el

23 October 2014

Nordsee: Grippeviren haben Seehundsterben ausgelöst

Binnen weniger Tage sind 350 Seehunde auf deutschen Nordseeinseln verendet. Nun steht die Ursache des Massensterbens fest: eine Virusinfektion.

20 October 2014

Poisoned vulture could herald European bird crisis

Death linked to drugs whose use in cattle devastated vulture populations in India

16 October 2014