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22 Documents in this Category: All Themes at location: Europe

Neonicotinoids linked to recent fall in farmland bird numbers
Guardian (London) -  Research demonstrates for the first time the knock-on effects to other species of class of insecticides known to harm bees... read more
[09 Jul 2014] 

UK government pledges to fight unlimited Atlantic shark fishing
Guardian (London) -  Fishing minister George Eustice promises to argue the case for precautionary catch limits for overfished species... read more
[02 Jul 2014] 

Nature Studies: The drug that killed India’s birds of prey is coming to Europe – and we must stop it
The Independent (London) -  There are 300 pairs of Spanish imperial eagle left. We can’t afford to lose any... read more
[03 Jun 2014] 

New Caledonia officially creates world's largest protected area (photos)
Mongabay.com -  The Natural Park of the Coral Sea (Le Parc Naturel de la Mer de Corail) covers all of New Caledonia’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), which is home to ... read more
[04 May 2014] 

Studying a Polar Menagerie On an Island in Arctic Russia
Yale Environment 360 -  This is the second of three blog posts from the field by conservation biologist Joel Berger, who is a senior scientist with the Wildlife Conservation ... read more
[16 Apr 2014] 

English grasslands in 'catastrophic decline'
Guardian (London) -  Conservationists warn wildlife-rich grasslands are vanishing due to development, farming practices or neglect... read more
[06 Apr 2014] 

Commercial development threatens Ulcinj Salinas in Montenegro
BirdLife International -  The Ulcinj Salinas are an irreplaceable habitat for birds on the east coast of the Adriatic Sea, and one of the most important habitats on the Adriati... read more
[17 Mar 2014] 

Rivers run dry as claims of illegality surround Romania's hydropower boom
Guardian (London) -  Green tariffs are driving development in the Southern Carpathian mountains, but with ecological and legal consequences... read more
[04 Feb 2014] 

Hydropower Struggle: Dams Threaten Europe's Last Wild Rivers
Spiegel Online -  Europe's last remaining wild rivers flow through the Balkans, providing stunning scenery and habitat to myriad plants and animals. But hundreds of dam... read more
[21 Jan 2014] 

Polar vortex over US brings abnormally mild weather to Scandinavia
Guardian (London) -  Weather system disrupts flora and fauna in Nordic countries, with bears reportedly emerging from hibernation... read more
[12 Jan 2014] 

USPB reaches new stage of steppe restoration project
BirdLife International -  The Ukrainian Society for the Protection of Birds (USPB; BirdLife in Ukraine), as part of its “Steppe Biodiversity” project with EU financing has rein... read more
[07 Jan 2014] 

A Successful Push to Restore Europe's Long Abused Rivers
Yale Environment 360 -  From Britain to the Czech Republic, European nations have been restoring rivers to their natural state — taking down dams, removing levees, and revivi... read more
[10 Dec 2013] 

Record whale and dolphin sightings in North Sea
Guardian (London) -  Passengers on Newcastle ferry spotting unprecedented numbers of minke whales, dolphins, sharks and even a humpback whale... read more
[21 Oct 2013] 

UK's wild bird population continues to decline
Guardian (London) -  Conservationists urge government to use EU money to step up protection measures as numbers fall despite farming changes... read more
[18 Oct 2013] 

European Law Could Be Unbearable for Croatia's Brown Bears
Science Daily -  Croatia joined the European Union on 1 July and conservation scientists fear that the EU's rules could cause problems for its brown bear population.... read more
[27 Sep 2013] 

Thousands of knot in flight are one of autumn’s great spectacles
The Independent (London) -  A murmuration of these birds is among the most beautiful sights in Britain... read more
[26 Sep 2013] 

Not far from Rome, Italy's distinct bear faces down extinction
Mongabay.com -  The Marsican brown bear is on the brink of extinction. Despite authorities spending millions of Euros on its conservation, high human-caused mortalit... read more
[24 Sep 2013] 

Fracking for gas and oil poses serious risk to livestock, warns expert
The Independent (London) -  Professor Robert Oswald says his findings of deaths and deformities in American livestock are so alarming that Britain should halt the practice ‘until... read more
[18 Sep 2013] 

Urban sprawl eating into wildlife habitats in Europe
European Environment Agency -  As cities expand into the countryside, the habitats of many animals and plants are reduced. Roads, railways, car parks and buildings also split up hab... read more
[14 Aug 2013] 

 
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