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New study reveals the impact of hydropower on fish species in the Mediterranean Basin

Hydropower plants are one of the main causes for the decline of numerous fish species in the Mediterranean region. This is the result of a […]

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Inside the takedown of Europe’s multi-billion pound eel mafia

Eels are one of the ocean’s great mysteries, but populations have been trafficked to the verge of extinction. Now eel-smuggling gangs are starting to get […]

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Native Oyster experts prepare biosecurity recommendations for European oyster restoration projects

With an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century, native oyster reefs are one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe. The key driver behind this […]

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108 smugglers arrested and over 2 tonnes of glass eels seized in Europe

EUROPOL, 04 June 2020. On the occasion of the World Environment Day, which takes places tomorrow, Europol marks this day by promoting environmental action and its […]

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Welcoming the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

“Bringing nature back in our lives” is a strong and encouraging title for the communication EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, COM(2020) 380 final, recognising the […]

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International Swan Census reports major numbers in Volga Delta

In February a major survey was undertaken in the Volga Delta, Russia, aiming to assess the numbers of different swan species in the region. This […]

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Big steps forward for waterbird & wetland monitoring in the Arabian Peninsula

The coastal wetlands of the Arabian Peninsula are important habitats for migratory waterbirds from Central Asia, Eastern African and Europe. Building on the regional strategy […]

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Native Oyster experts agree on monitoring methods for oyster habitat restoration

With an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century, native oyster reefs are now one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe. In some regions, native […]

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New trends for wintering waterbirds in the EU

Starting this year, the European Association of Wetlands International has started producing a dashboard presenting a quick overview of the trends of the wintering waterbird […]

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World Fish Migration Foundation and Wildlife Forever joining forces to promote aquatic conservation

World Fish Migration Foundation is partnering with Wildlife Forever to promote aquatic conservation through art by collaborating on their State-Fish Art contest! As a part […]