Europe

We must stop seabird numbers falling off a cliff. After all, we’re to blame

Just as science is understanding the extraordinary lives of puffins and shearwaters, we are destroying them. And climate change may finish what we started

26 May 2017

Energy Task Force Side Event: Reconciling Energy Developments with Migratory Species Conservation

Members of the Energy Task Force, including the CMS and AEWA Secretariats, BirdLife International, and the German Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) joined forces at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference to raise awareness of the importance of reconciling migratory species conservation with the deployment of renewable energy and power lines globally.

23 May 2017

Police using drones to protect birds of prey

Police in Northern Ireland are using drones to patrol the nest sites of protected birds of prey.

BBC

22 May 2017

Race is on to rid UK waters of PCBs after toxic pollutants found in killer whale

Scientists say more must be done to eliminate the chemicals, which have a devastating impact on marine life and can end up in the food chain

14 May 2017

Nilgänse erobern Deutschland

Sie hinterlassen ihren Kot in Parks, verschmutzen Badeseen und bevölkern zu Hunderten Äcker: Die aus Afrika stammenden Nilgänse breiten sich ungehindert in Deutschland aus.

12 May 2017

Har du også merket at våren er stillere? (Have you also noticed that spring is quieter)

Generalsekretæren i Norsk Ornitologisk Forening oppfordrer folk til å glede seg over Verdens trekkfugldag 10. mai. For i fremtiden kan det bli mye stillere.

11 May 2017

Las aves cambian sus rutas migratorias

Algunas aves están cambiando su migración, zonas de reproducción e invernada, y su fenología migratoria en las últimas décadas debido

10 May 2017

Full tilt: giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea

Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its owners

09 May 2017