Europe

Hen harrier 'brood management' plan faces crowdfunded legal challenge

Campaign against plan to remove chicks from their nests and rear them in captivity raises £25,000 in four days.

16 April 2018

Sir David Attenborough joins world experts in calling for action for nature

On the 12th of April, Sir David Attenborough joins the head of the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity and an expert panel from government, business and civil society to discuss how to mobilise

12 April 2018

New method prioritizes species for conservation in the face of uncertainty

A new way to prioritize species for conservation efforts outperforms other similar methods, according to new research.

11 April 2018

A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach

When a young sperm whale washed up on a beach in southern Spain, scientists wanted to know what killed it. They now know: waste -- 64 pounds of it.

11 April 2018

Donner aux grands singes un “droit à vivre”

Un collectif de personnalités lance « un cri » pour empêcher la disparition des grands singes, qui ne sont plus que quelques milliers.

08 April 2018

Pflanzen erobern Europas Gipfel

Die Artenvielfalt auf europäischen Bergspitzen ist aktuell fünfmal so hoch wie vor 50 Jahren. Zu diesem Ergebnis kommen Forscher nach einer Untersuchung von mehr als 300 Gipfeln

05 April 2018

Plastic bag litter falls in UK seas

A study of litter in UK seas shows the number of plastic bags has fallen, amid a rise in other types of plastic rubbish.

05 April 2018

Le réchauffement accélère la migration des plantes vers les cimes

Une vaste étude européenne montre que la hausse des températures risque de bouleverser les écosystèmes montagnards.

04 April 2018