Buy a marl quarry

Marl quarry Belgium (Photo: Natuurpunt)

Marl quarries are important hideaways for bats in northwestern Europe. Thousands of bats from more than ten species, including rare species such as Pond bat and Bechstein’s bat roost here…

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Updated Portuguese Red book

Logo Red book mammals Portugal

Portugal published an updated Red book of Portuguese mammals. Since the previous assessment in 2005, the number of threatened species increased from 18 to 24. The update was possible thanks to new field data. The number of species with insuffient data for assessment decreased with 50%.

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EU Nature Restoration Law

Otter (Lutra lutra) (Photo: Dennis Wansink)

Mammal Conservation Europe reacted to the proposal for a Nature Restoration Law adopted by the European Commission. This new proposal addresses damaged ecosystems, improving food security and tackling the biodiversity…

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Red Book of Portuguese Mammals

Western Mediterranean Mouse (Mus spretus (Photo: Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

Red Lists are essential tools for the active and efficient management of species and habitats. In the last revision of the Red Book of Vertebrates of Continental Portugal (2005), 28…

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Hamster on revised Red List

Hamster (Cricetus cricetus) (Photo: Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

The IUCN Red List has today surpassed 120,000 species, with 120,372 species now assessed. Of these, 32,441 are threatened with extinction. European Hamster and North Atlantic Right Whale moved to…

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