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The sun reflects off a stream on the dried out riverbed of La Loire river in Montjean-sur-Loire, western France, on July 30, 2020. Photo: Jean-Francois Monier / AFP
The sun reflects off a stream on the dri […]

80% of Europe’s natural habitats in poor shape: report

More than 80 percent of the EU's natural habitats are in poor or bad condition and more must be done to protect them, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned in a report
"Ausgleich zwischen Wald und Wild" bedeutet nichts anderes als "Wald vor Wild" - am liebsten einen Wald ohne Wild. Nutzung des Bildes ausschließlich mit Nennung des Fotografen und im Kontext mit diesem Beitrag. Weiterer Text über ots und www.presseportal.de/nr/133267 / Veröffentlichung bitte unter Quellenangabe: "obs/Wildtierschutz Deutschland e.V./Timo Litters, www.tnsm.de" Foto: Timo Litters, www.tnsm.de/Wildtierschutz Deutschland e.V./obs
"Ausgleich zwischen Wald und Wild" bedeu […]

EU grants emergency funds as pandemic weakens wildlife conservation

Six million euros of emergency EU funding will be made available to bolster conservation. The IUCN will manage the grants, together with the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States.
A photo released on June 12, 2020 by Rewilding Europe shows a Eurasian grey wolf (Canis lupus) at a vulture-watching site in the Madzharovo valley, Bulgaria on May 19, 2013. Photo: Rewilding Europe / Staffan Wildstrand / AFP
A photo released on June 12, 2020 by Rew […]

In virus lockdown, Europe’s predators regain turf

Across Europe and around the world, stay-at-home orders since early March have allowed some animals to recolonise -- or at least revisit -- urbanised spaces, in which their kind once roamed free
A student from Mount Saint Mary's College holds a plastic bag of glass eels caught in the Quassaick Creek in Newburgh, New York on May 1, 2013 as part of a project by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to monitor eel populations. Photo: Stan Honda / AFP
A student from Mount Saint Mary's Colleg […]

Eel trafficking in the EU, the world’s ‘biggest wildlife crime’

Billions of euros worth of critically endangered eels are trafficked each year from Europe, ending up in China and Japan in what is "the largest wildlife crime on Earth," campaigners say.