Europe

Few sightings of giant basking sharks off Scotland

Sightings of basking sharks, the world's second largest fish, have fallen this year, according to the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust.

28 July 2016

PCBs: Phased Out in the 1980s, Still Threatening Dolphins and Porpoises in 2016

Contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) endangers the health and survival of many cetacean populations.

26 July 2016

RSPB calls for grouse shooting estates to be licensed

Group says move would allow shoots to be banned if birds of prey are illegally killed, amid withdrawal from hen harrier scheme.

25 July 2016

La población de águila imperial ibérica alcanza su máximo histórico en Doñana

El número de ejemplares de esta especie en extinción es el más alto de los últimos 30 años en este territorio clave para su supervivencia.

25 July 2016

Quand les perruches arrivent en ville

Cette semaine, l’ornithologue Frédéric Jiguet et le photographe japonais Yoshinori Mizutani se sont penchés sur un phénomène aussi poétique qu’étonnant : l’explosion du n
25 July 2016

Sunburned dolphin spotted in Moray Firth

A bottlenose dolphin that was sunburned while stranded out of water on mudflats for 24 hours in May appears to be recovering from its injuries.

22 July 2016

Hendricks übernimmt Patenschaft für Schneeleoparden Anusha und Askar

Neunkirchen (AFP) Bundesumweltministerin Barbara Hendricks (SPD) hat die Patenschaft für zwei kleine Schneeleoparden übernommen.

21 July 2016

Cuckoo migration 'now more perilous'

Britain has lost more than 70 percent of its cuckoos in the last 25 years, but tiny tracking devices fitted to some of the birds may have solved the mystery of their decline.

20 July 2016

Vogelstudie: Forscher lösen Rätsel um Kuckuckssterben

In Großbritannien wird der Kuckuck immer seltener. Nun glauben Ornithologen, den Grund entdeckt zu haben.

19 July 2016

Task force Unep: tolleranza zero contro la strage di 25 milioni di uccelli all’anno nel Mediterraneo

Nei giorni scorsi i governi di tutto il Mediterraneo hanno concordato sulla necessità di pene più severe e di una sorveglianza più rigorosa per imporre una nuova politica di “tolleranza zero” per t

18 July 2016