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April 5th to 6th was a disastrous night for migratory birds. Very strong northerly winds and low temperatures followed several days of adverse spring weather and persistent rain...
The Hellenic Rarities Committee, at its January 2020 meeting, decided to accept the resignations of its members Theodoros Kominos and Maria Dimaki, which thanks for their long...
In a joint letter to the Prime Minister of Greece and the Ministry of Environment and Energy, 12 environmental NGOs and Scientific Societies call for the cancellation of...
The Hellenic Ornithological Society has been working non-stop on Lesser White-fronted Goose conservation for approximately 20 years now, as Greece has been the most important...
Long term conservation work of the Hellenic Ornithological Society/BirdLife Greece in the Aegean has resulted in a great discovery for the most enigmatic bird of the Aegean...
A new report released by BirdLife Europe & Central Asia confirms that the EU will fail to hit its own deadline to reverse the decline of biodiversity, as outlined in its...
In ancient Egypt, the small vulture was considered the symbol of Isis, goddess of fertility, motherhood and magic. In Eastern Rhodope Mountains (Bulgaria) it was named ‘the...
One more year, true to their annual meeting with us, as they have done for thousands of years, the Egyptian vultures flew all the way from Africa breed in Greece. According to...
Although the Egyptian vultures might now be wintering in Sub-Saharan Africa, poison baits continue to threat and kill Greece’s wildlife and thus the Hellenic Ornithological...
A Greek first was the adoption of three Species Action Plans published in the Official State Gazette as three separate Joint Ministerial Decrees. The Deputy Minister of...
In October 2013, the European Commission announced it would be carrying out a “fitness check” of the Nature Directives as part of its Regulatory Fitness and Performance (REFIT)...
  The President of a local hunting club in northern Greece acts in “exemplary” manner, by posting photographs of shot protected species of waterbirds on social media. A...

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