Europe

Participatory Planning Achieves Conservation Success for Dalmatian Pelicans

A recent conservation project has utilized the power of participatory planning to enable the successful protection of Dalmatian Pelican habitat in Montenegro. Funded by the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) through its Small Grant Programme and led by the French NGO Noé Conservation, the project has successfully engaged stakeholders to implement a conservation zone around a key Dalmatian Pelican nesting area on the shores of the Skadar Lake in Southern Montenegro.

17 April 2015

Dolphin sightings off the Hebrides leapt over last decade, research shows

Warmer waters around the Scottish islands may be attracting the increased numbers of the common dolphins, say experts

15 April 2015

EU Species Action Plan for the Egyptian Vulture: Consultancy

The Coordinating Unit of the Raptors MoU is seeking to commission a consultant to review the implementation of the European Union (EU) Species Action Plan for the Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus).

14 April 2015

Hunters win Malta bird referendum on shooting ban

Malta has narrowly rejected proposals to ban controversial spring hunting, during which migrating birds are shot before they can breed.

12 April 2015

Malte : ouverture du référendum sur la chasse aux oiseaux migrateurs

Les électeurs maltais étaient nombreux à se rendre aux urnes samedi 11 avril au matin afin de voter pour un référendum qui pourrait mettre fin à une vieille tradition de chasse au printemps, viveme

11 April 2015

Malta braces for referendum over spring bird hunting

Vote could see the spring hunting of birds such as quail and turtle doves, which is outlawed in the rest of the EU, banned in Malta

10 April 2015

Scientists are tagging basking sharks in Cornwall

The seas around parts of Britain are thought to be home to dozens of basking sharks at this time of year.

BBC

09 April 2015

Sensation: Buckelwale haben in Ostsee überwintert

Kratzer am Rücken haben es bewiesen: Zwei Buckelwale haben in der kalten Ostsee überwintert - Forscher sprechen von einer Sensation.

08 April 2015

Rare black flamingo spotted in Cyprus - video

An extremely rare black flamingo is spotted on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus on Wednesday.

08 April 2015