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87 Mammal species in Montenegro

Alpine long-eared bat (Plecotus macrobullaris) (Photo: Wildlife Montenegro)

Considering mammals, Montenegro is one of the least studied countries in Europe. The NGO Wildlife Montenegro is working hard to change this. In 2020, despite Corona challenges the Wildlife Montenegro…

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Grant for Atlas update

Wild boar (Sus scrofa) (Photo: Lars Soerink / Vilda)

The European Mammal Foundation, which underpins the EMMA2 project to prepare a second edition of the Atlas of European Mammals, has a small grants scheme to support data collection and…

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Who is on that photograph?

MammalWeb is a ‘citizen science’ platform intended to collate, validate and curate camera trap data that can inform us about the distribution and ecology of mammals.

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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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A new EU Biodiversity Strategy

Polar bear with young (Ursus maritimus) (Photo: Yves Adams / Vilda)

Recently, the European Commission has adopted the new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and an associated Action Plan – a comprehensive, ambitious, long-term plan for protecting nature and reversing the…

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