Europe and Central Asia
Desertas Petrel (Pterodroma deserta) ©Agami Photo Agency
24 Sep 2021

Secluded seabird haven discovered in the North Atlantic soon to become a

Right now, 15 governments and the EU are working towards designating a Marine Protected Area approximately the same size of France in the North Atlantic. As it is in the high seas, this site is an area beyond national jurisdiction.
Swan on Chiemsee, Germany. Photo by Travis Blessing
23 Sep 2021

What gives you hope for the future?

As you probably know all too well, the struggle to protect nature can be disheartening at times. Whether it’s a disappointing political decision, a species in decline or an extreme weather event; the seemingly unending supply of bad news isn’t great for morale.  
Eurasian Skylark by Bob Brewer
16 Sep 2021

French President Macron wants to allow trapping of 110,000+ wild birds

Terrible news for wild birds in France: President Emmanuel Macron has just re-authorised horrific bird trapping practices which only have their place in history books. BirdLife’s French Partner, LPO, reports.
PONT and CEPF Med RIT team meeting in Tirana - © Olivier Langrand, CEPF
15 Sep 2021

PONT-CEPF partnership for conservation effectiveness

What started as a joint call for proposals for small grants for the Wider Prespa Area has evolved over the past three years into a co-financing, knowledge-sharing and learning partnership between the Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust (PONT) and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF).
13 Sep 2021

Vision vs action: the 2030 challenge for a liveable planet

“Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” Joel Arthur Barker, American futurist
White Tailed Eagle © Jaroslav Pap courtesy of Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Shot and left for dead: help us put an end to this persecution.

Who we are

Who we are

BirdLife Europe is a Partnership of 48 national conservation organisations and one of six regional secretariats that compose BirdLife International. Read more about BirdLife Europe

What we do

What we do

BirdLife Europe’s unique local to global approach enables it to deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people. Read more about our Programmes in Europe and Central Asia

Where we work

Where we work

We are active in 47 countries. We have over 4.100 staff members working on nature conservation. We have more than 2 million members. Read more about our regional network.