Peatland Alert: peatland loss fuels climate change

Short movie in which NGO Wetlands International alerts that the destruction of the world’s peatlands leads to huge CO2 emissions and that it is therefore […]


Analyses of Mute Swans in Europe and H5N1

Mute swans were victim of the 2005 – 2006 outbreaks of Avian Infuenza, H5N1 in Europe. The outbreaks started around the Caspian and Black Sea. In late […]


A preliminary assessment of the Derogation Report from Malta regarding spring hunting of Common Quail Coturnix coturnix and European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur

In November 2005, Malta applied for a derogation under Article 9 of the EC Birds Directive, which would allow the hunting in Malta of two […]


Strategy and Action Plan for Mire and Peatland Conservation in Central Europe

The Central European Peatland Project (CEPP) involved 8 countries in the Baltic-Black Sea corridor: Belarus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Poland, and Ukraine. The […]

Status Overview and Recommendations for Conservation of the White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala in Central Asia

Summary Status Overview and Recommendations for Conservation of the White-Headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala in Central Asia The White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala is the only stifftail […]


GRoWI – Review of wetlands in Western Europe


GRoWI – Review of wetlands of Eastern Europe


Lake Hornborga, Sweden – the return of a bird lake

This publication, compiled by the lead organisors of the restoration, chronicles the entire restoration process, from the original objectives, through the planning and feasibility studies […]


Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds in the AEWA Agreement Area

The present report constitutes the first such report on the status and trends of all waterbird populations covered by the Agreement on the Conservation of […]


Ruddy Duck (Oxyura Jamaicensis) European Status Report 1995

The first annual report on the status of the Ruddy Duck in Europe was made in 1993 (Rose 1993). Based on the results of the […]