Noticias desde BirdLife 10-3-2014

03/07/2014 EU finally addressing threat of Invasive alien species

 

The EU law to address Invasive Alien Species is high on the policy agenda in Brussels. After many ups and downs, the three EU institutions seem to have found a compromise on common rules which could halt the environmental, economic and health damages caused by animals and plants introduced to Europe.

03/06/2014 Spring Alive 2014 has arrived!

 

BirdLife and its Partners in 50 countries are proud to announce the launch of Spring Alive 2014. Now nine years old, Spring Alive brings together children, their teachers and families in Europe, Central Asia and Africa to observe and record the arrivals of five species of migrant birds.

03/06/2014 From aquarium pet to agricultural pest: the Apple snail in the Ebro delta

The Ebro delta in North East Spain is one of the finest wetlands in the western Mediterranean and plays a vital role in the local community while also serving as a stopover site for many migrant birds. Unfortunately, it has become home to many invasive alien species that continue to infect the area and damage endemic wildlife at an incredible rate…

03/05/2014 Vulture killing drug now available on EU market

Diclofenac is a powerful anti-inflammatory drug that has wiped out vulture populations in India, Pakistan and Nepal. Now, a repeat of this ecological disaster is threatening Europe.

03/04/2014 Threatened ‘biodiversity hotspot’ in Indonesian forest sparks action from NABU and Burung Indonesia

 

BirdLife Partners in Germany (NABU) and Indonesia (Burung Indonesia), have initiated a new project to protect tropical forests on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The project will take place in Gorontalo where 68.5 percent of the province is still covered with forests characterised by a very high and unique biodiversity. For this reason,…

 

03/03/2014 Spring Watch Malta looking to ensure a safe passage for migrants

 Although it is still early in the year, in the southern Mediterranean early signs of spring are already popping up.

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