October 30, 2020
Stork slaughter in Lebanon photo by SPNL Society for the Protection of Nature Lebanon

How the illegal killing of birds is infecting social media

by Lilla Barabas, Ph.D. Project Coordinator for LIFE against bird crime at BirdLife Europe & Central Asia For as much pleasure as Facebook can bring in […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 3, 2019

Did Odysseus the Eastern imperial eagle actually sail to Malta like his namesake of yore?

In what had tongues wagging across the island, an Eastern imperial eagle roosted in Malta in November 2015 in what constitutes the only record in history […]
September 28, 2019

The guardian angels of the Eastern imperial eagle in Serbia

With its two metre wingspan, the flight of the Eastern imperial eagle is a striking sight. But this powerful predator has become the prey. After decades […]