Europe

Ecology initiative to encourage more birds, bats and insects to central London

Wild West End will link parks with green stepping stones to draw wildlife to built-up streets, with beehives, bird and bat boxes being installed

22 August 2015

25m birds illegally killed in Mediterranean each year, says report

Conservationists call for action to end slaughter of birds after study uncovers epidemic of illegal shooting, trapping and gluing

21 August 2015

CMS Family Staff in Search of Bonn’s Bats

In advance of the forthcoming annual “International Bat Night”, the UNEP/EUROBATS Secretariat organized a bat excursion to the Kottenforst, a 55-square-kilometre large nature reserve close to Bonn

20 August 2015

Marine mammals thriving in Thames

Ten years of public sightings show that large marine mammals are regularly found in the River Thames.

BBC

20 August 2015

Energiewende tötet Deutschlands heimliches Wappentier

Die Greifvogelart Rotmilan nistet vor allem in Deutschland. Seit es immer mehr Windräder gibt, ist sie vom Aussterben bedroht.

17 August 2015

Gänsevater für die Forschung: "Fliegen in Formation müssen wir noch trainieren"

Wie gelingt es Zugvögeln, Tausende Kilometer in der Luft zurückzulegen? Um das zu untersuchen, hat ein Forscher in Baden-Württemberg fünf Gänse großgezogen.

17 August 2015

Birdwatch: Green sandpiper

Forget the holiday traffic jams, put away the summer clothes and turn on the central heating – it may still be August, but in the bird world, autumn is officially here.

16 August 2015

Is the RSPB to blame for the loss of England's rare hen harriers?

Inaccuracies in a recent claim in the Telegraph that the charity is failing to protect the nests of endangered birds mask what should be a good news story for their conservation

05 August 2015

Störche in Deutschland: schlechtes Wetter, leere Nester

Den Störchen in Deutschland droht diesen Sommer Nachwuchsmangel, viele haben erst gar nicht angefangen zu brüten.

03 August 2015