Europe

Expert Bat Conservation Panel Appointed To Protect Biodiversity

Natural England has appointed a new expert panel to help shape the future of bat conservation in this country.

19 January 2018

'A rabbit always has to run': Spanish rangers fear for lives after double murder

The killing of two rangers in Catalonia marks a chilling turning point for colleagues facing up to increasing violence towards Europe’s wildlife defenders

19 January 2018

Country diary: an electrifying sight beneath the pylons

Britain’s hawfinch population has been boosted by hundreds of unexpected but welcome visitors from the continent

18 January 2018

EU-Parlament will Elektrofischerei weiter einschränken

Fische schwimmen zur Elektrode, wo sie eingesammelt werden können: Das Elektrofischen sorgt für große Ausbeute - aber es soll eingeschränkt werden.

17 January 2018

European parliament votes to end electric pulse fishing

Campaigners hail movement towards prohibiting the controversial practice but warn other measures will leave European waters in a worse state

17 January 2018

Plan to remove hen harrier chicks and raise them in captivity dismissed as 'nonsense'

Conservationists say government scheme, aimed at placating grouse moor land owners who object to the birds breeding on their land, will not boost numbers of the endangered birds

17 January 2018

Le Parlement européen s'oppose à la pêche électrique

Victoire pour les associations, les pêcheurs artisanaux et surtout les élus européens français qui ont obtenu un vote contre l'élargissement de cette pratique décriée.

16 January 2018

European parliament to decide future of pulse fishing

Vote on controversial method will be closely watched in the UK, which will decide on the issue as part of national fishing policy after Brexit

15 January 2018

Un nuevo espacio marino en Las Palmas

El Gran Acuario Poema del Mar, abierto el pasado 8 de enero con 350 especies, una ventana curva de 36 metros, tiburones, pirañas y peces payaso como Nemo

14 January 2018

As climate is warming up, more bird nests are destroyed in Finnish farmland

Finnish farmers are adapting to the warming climate by anticipating the time when they sow their fields in the spring.

11 January 2018