Wednesday, 22 February 2017

House of Lords report highlights environmental impact of Brexit

House of Lords report highlights environmental impact of Brexit: The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has published a report recommending key actions to ensure environmental protections are not eroded as a result of Brexit.

EBBA2 - help required to fill data gaps

EBBA2 - help required to fill data gaps: The European Bird Census Council is appealing to birders across the region to help fill in the gaps for the forthcoming European Breeding Bird Atlas (EBBA2).

Research: Climate change could deliver final blow for threatened species

Research: Climate change could deliver final blow for threatened species: A new study suggests that a quarter of threatened birds are already being negatively impacted by climate change and questions whether such adjustments could be the tipping point.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

RBBP: New non-native breeding species report

RBBP: New non-native breeding species report: A preview of the latest report from the Rare Breeding Birds Panel, which examines rarer non-native breeding birds.

BTO: Twenty years of National Nest Box Week

BTO: Twenty years of National Nest Box Week: A poor breeding season in 2016 makes it all the more important for us to take part in National Nest Box Week from 14 February, says the British Trust for Ornithology.

European Commission takes Malta to court over illegal finch trapping

European Commission takes Malta to court over illegal finch trapping: The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is to hear the case against Malta over illegal finch trapping on Wednesday 15 February.