Europe

EU Commission Launches Blue Economy Initiative For Western Mediterranean

The European Commission launched Wednesday a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region.

20 April 2017

Chris Packham cleared of assault in Malta after confronting bird hunters

BBC wildlife presenter calls on EU to push Malta towards adhering to European birds directive after case against him thrown out

20 April 2017

Waschbären bedrohen seltene Tierarten

Schon lange leben Waschbären in Deutschland, obwohl die Art eigentlich eingewandert ist. Doch die Tiere breiten sich rasant aus - und gefährden immer mehr seltene Vögel.

19 April 2017

Chris Packham charged in Malta after bird hunt confrontation

BBC Springwatch presenter, making a film about Malta’s spring hunt of migrating birds, accused of assault and trespass

19 April 2017

Los pájaros cantan (y ligan) menos por el ruido del tráfico

El barullo del tráfico afecta a otras especies terrestres y marinas, en particular a los pájaros, que se ven obligados a modificar sus trinos en respuesta a la contaminación acústica

18 April 2017

England nature plan 'lacking policies'

A draft 25-year government plan sets out a bold vision for nature in England, but campaigners say it lacks policies.

11 April 2017

More than a quarter of UK birds face extinction risk or steep decline – study

Red list entries swell to 67 species as conservationists call for urgent action to save birds of Britain including warblers, curlews and puffins.

11 April 2017

Poultry in England allowed outside as anti-bird flu measures relaxed

All poultry in England will be allowed outside again from Thursday, having been kept indoors to protect them from an infectious strain of bird flu.

10 April 2017

Brexit could endanger rare species, say British zoos

British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums fears UK zoos will be excluded from EU-wide breeding programmes.

05 April 2017

Renewables cut Europe's carbon emissions by 10% in 2015, says EEA

European Environment Agency reports solar and and wind is reducing fossil fuel dependency but clean energy capacity still not growing fast enough.

03 April 2017