Invasive alien species are animals or plants that are introduced, deliberately or accidentally, into new environments. In Israel, some invasive plants are giving Hanson Israel (a subsidiary of the HeidelbergCement Group) a bad time. These problems were pointed out to Hanson by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI, BirdLife…
EuroBirdwatch – BirdLife’s biggest birdwatching event in Europe and Central Asia – will take place this year on the weekend of 4 – 5 October. Join us to explore the beauty of birds and experience the magic of bird migration!
09/12/2014 An urgent change in the law is needed to protect Common Quails and Turtle Doves in Serbia
As many other bird species in Europe, the Common Quail and the Turtle Dove are being victims of a common practice that brings only concerns to the bird lovers: an uncontrolled hunting for which the laws seem not to be sensitive enough.The Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia (BPSSS – BirdLife Affiliate in Serbia) has given voice to these…
Janez Potocnick, European Commissioner for Environment until last August, expresses his support to the Natura 2000 network. Mr. Potocnick qualifies it as “one of the biggest achievements in the EU Environmental Policy” in a video produced within the frame of the LIFE project Activa Red Natura 2000 – Connecting people with…
Electrocution by badly designed electricity poles is one of the most serious threats to birds in the world.
More great news for the Albatross Task Force – this time from Argentina where a major fishery will potentially save the lives of thousands of albatross by using bird-scaring lines on their trawler fleet.
Thanks to the efforts of the Association of Biologists Sãotomense (ABS) in partnership with BirdLife International, a team of researchers led by Hugulay Maia has been able to describe some important aspects of the reproductivce behaviour of the Dwarft Ibis in São Tomé.
New study shows that climate change threatens nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada, including the Bald Eagle
An interactive toolkit is launched today that is helping non-experts to assess the ecosystem service value of sites – Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA)
09/05/2014 Vultures in Africa and Europe could face extinction within our lifetime warn conservationists
BirdLife International – the world’s largest conservation partnership – has announced that vultures have rapidly become one of the most threatened families of birds on the planet.