August 24, 2022
Eurasian Black Vulture / Aegypius monachus, Yves Adams

Wildlife Crime Academy: using forensic science to solve wildlife crimes across nine countries

Original article: https://balkandetoxlife.eu/2021/07/06/first-wildlife-crime-academy/ Let’s be honest: death plays a significant part in wildlife conservation. Conservationists can spend years protecting wild species and their habitats, and suddenly […]
May 31, 2022
Common Quail / Coturnix coturnix by Rollin Verlinde

Removing calling devices in Albania

Despite a hunting ban in place in Albania, illegal hunting and poaching continue during the hunting season. One of the most common sights is the use […]
April 27, 2022
Egyptian Vulture / Neophron percnopterus by ESCOCIA

National Anti-poisoning Road Map approved in Albania

Legal provisions against the poisoning of wildlife and particularly the use of poison baits have been absent in Albania, until the latest amendments proposed by the […]
December 7, 2020

Albanian authorities turn a blind eye to the illegal killing of birds

By the Albanian Ornithological Society Have you ever been to Albania? The country boasts a wide variety of beautiful birds. You can even find a bird […]
September 26, 2019

How Albania is saving the Egyptian vultures in the Balkans

The Egyptian vulture is Europe’s only long-distance migratory vulture. Flying up to 640 km per day, it can travel 5000 km when migrating between its European […]
September 6, 2019

World’s only tool-using vulture risks being lost forever

Hailed for its intelligence and majesty, the Egyptian vulture was admired and worshipped throughout history. But decimated by poisoning, electrocution and illegal trophy hunting, the bird […]
August 29, 2019

How can we make electric powerlines safe for White storks?

After traveling more than 13,000 km to reach its breeding grounds, the exhausted White stork just needs a place to rest and build a nest. Unfortunately, […]