September 21, 2020

What’s the EU ever done for birds? A lot, actually.

By Jessica Williams, Flyways Conservation Officer at BirdLife International@NatureEU As a nature protection NGO, we often get asked why the EU does not do more to […]
September 14, 2020

Flight for survival: protecting migratory birds from illegal killing

By Jessica Williams, Flyways Conservation Officer at BirdLife International @NatureEU When you think of poaching, what do you think of? Elephants shot for their tusks, pangolins […]
May 19, 2020

Sniffing out poison: how dogs are saving birds in Hungary

Poison is a deadly weapon, killing birds across the continent. Our partner, BirdLife Hungary, is taking action. This is their story. If you are wandering around […]
May 5, 2020

To be a bird in the Balkans: satellite transmitters, dangerous pigeon keepers and stolen eggs

In the Balkans, birds face a wide variety of risks. Our partner, BSPB – the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds, is taking action to […]
March 14, 2020

Hike against bird crime: how volunteers are saving Song Thrushes in Sardinia

Imagine: it’s the middle of winter. Bird migration is at its peak. You’re hiking deep in the Mediterranean maquis, on the lookout for illegal traps, snares […]
October 8, 2019

The power of many – a BirdLife mission to save the Eastern imperial eagle

The distinctive silhouette of the Eastern imperial eagle Aquila helica – with a body length of about 80cm and a wingspan of 2m – cuts an […]
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