February 16, 2021

Odyssey – Egyptian vulture; A new board game to play at home!

What’s it like to be the only person travelling alongside vultures? Vultures, who are not black, nor white, but all Egyptian? What challenges will the adventurer […]
February 5, 2021

Anti-poaching operation in Italy: almost 1,000 dead ducks and 6,000+ cartridges found

22 people reported, 1 arrested: almost 1000 dead ducks found and 6,000+ cartridges, 21 rifles and 9 banned decoys seized in big anti-poaching operation in Italy. […]
December 16, 2020

Anahita the Egyptian Vulture is fighting for her life

On the 10th of September, Anahita, a three-month-old Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), began her journey from the Balkans to travel thousands of kilometers to spend her […]
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 […]
November 17, 2020

Gediz Delta and the Great White Pelican

Have you ever waded in the water of the Gediz Delta wetlands? It’s a real biodiversity hotspot. An Important Bird Area in Danger and a Key […]
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 […]