Europe

Klaus Töpfer Fellowship Programme Kicks off in Berlin

The Klaus Töpfer Fellowship Programme for future Leaders in Nature Conservation from countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia took place on 20 September at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety in Berlin. The Programme takes an integrated approach to the development of personal capacity of early-career conservation professionals, by combining technical learning, management training and network development support.

22 September 2017

Wild Bison Killed After Wandering Across Border Into Germany

Last week, a rare wild bison was spotted wandering alone near the town of Lebus in eastern Germany

20 September 2017

Bats anticipate optimal weather conditions

Millions of animals fly, swim or walk around the Earth every year.

20 September 2017

Medieval porpoise 'grave' on Channel island puzzles archaeologists

Animal may have been placed in carefully cut hole to preserve its meat or have had some sort of religious significance

19 September 2017

2017/014: Nuevas Partes de la Convención: República Dominicana y Bosnia & Herzegovina

La Secretaría de la Convención sobre la Conservación de las Especies Migratorias de Animales Silvestres (UNEP / CMS) se complace en informarle que la Cancillería Federal de Alemania ha confirmado l

18 September 2017

The man trying to save bats' lives (video)

Dr Matt Zeale leads a team of conservationists tracking the rare barbastrelle bat.

18 September 2017

Horsey seal injured by flying ring 'making recovery' (video)

A seal captured by volunteers on a beach is recovering at a specialist centre after getting a flying ring trapped around its neck.

18 September 2017

En ville, les jeunes oiseaux ont la vie dure

Les jeunes mésanges ont plus de difficultés à passer le cap de la première année en ville, mais une fois adultes, elles semblent plus robustes que leurs congénères des champs.

16 September 2017

Out for the count: an evening vigil with bat conservationists

A fold-out table is a hubbub of measurements, weights, wing patterns and ear shapes

16 September 2017