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US Federal Government Agency to look at tackling bird deaths at oil pits, gas flares, and power lines

May 23, 2015 in BirdLife International, surfbirds archive

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced its intent to address millions of grisly and unnecessary bird deaths by strengthening implementation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act , one of the nation’s oldest and most important wildlife conservation laws. Read the rest of this entry →

RSPB NI calls for swift action!

May 23, 2015 in RSPB, surfbirds archive

Local people are needed to help the RSPB build up a clearer picture of the number of swifts across the country. Read the rest of this entry →

Let’s keep to the bee line

May 23, 2015 in RSPB, surfbirds archive

The Bee Coalition has reacted with dismay to news that the National Farmers Union is attempting to sidestep an EU ban on neonicotinoids, pesticides known to be harmful to bees. Read the rest of this entry →

Mark makes it back, but where are his mates?

May 22, 2015 in RSPB, surfbirds archive

The RSPB is encouraging farmers, birdwatchers and walkers to keep a look out for Montagu’s harriers, the UK’s rarest breeding bird of prey, after recently discovering the bird’s African wintering grounds for the first time. Read the rest of this entry →

Discover Mabie’s Precious Pearls

May 15, 2015 in Butterfly Conservation, surfbirds archive

One of the UK’s most threatened butterflies has seen a big increase in numbers at the Mabie Forest near Dumfries, Butterfly Conservation can reveal. Read the rest of this entry →

Cambodia’s wildlife under threat on Endangered Species Day

May 15, 2015 in surfbirds archive, World Wildlife Fund

Some of the world’s most endangered species will be driven closer to extinction if a new border crossing with Vietnam and associated road are built through Cambodia’s pristine Mondulkiri Protected Forest – one of the most biologically diverse areas in Southeast Asia. Read the rest of this entry →

Survey shows a quarter of Brits believe the Dodo still roams the planet

May 15, 2015 in surfbirds archive, World Wildlife Fund

One in four Brits surveyed by WWF-UK think the Dodo still exists. Read the rest of this entry →

Warm weather boost for butterflies

May 15, 2015 in BTO, surfbirds archive

Despite variable weather so far this spring, all it takes is a few days of warm sunshine for butterfly numbers to rocket. The British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) Garden BirdWatch results show that this is exactly what happened at the beginning of April, with new records reached for some species. Read the rest of this entry →

100 voluntary organisations Unite to Defend Nature

May 15, 2015 in RSPB, surfbirds archive

100 voluntary organisations across the UK have joined forces to call for the protection of Europe’s natural environment. Read the rest of this entry →

Romanian hunting law threatens wild birds and violates the Birds Directive

May 15, 2015 in BirdLife International, surfbirds archive

Romania is about to approve a law that will allow spring hunting and trespassing on private property. The legislation would clearly violate the Birds and Habitats Directives, but it also poses some serious implications for Romanian citizens. BirdLife Romania and other NGOs are on a mission to stop this. Read the rest of this entry →