© Franka Slothouber

Europe’s Nature Treasures 2016 photo competition

Take a look at the winning pictures

Spotlight on natural treasures

A sweet rodent stocks up for a rainy day, one of our feathered friends turns lion-tamer and a frog takes a relaxing bath: the entrants to this year’s photo competition have put nature’s miracles, large and small, under the spotlight in truly magnificent style.

Take a look at the winning pictures

© Lorand Vigh

Ibis and Spoonbill back in Obedska Bara

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Breeding success at Sava river

After more than 20 years spoonbill and the glossy ibis are back to the Serbian nature reserve Obedska Bara. In June Serbian conservationists found breeding pairs of the two rare bird species.

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© Predrag Kostin

Conference of the “European Stork Villages” in Nagybajom

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More room for storks

In Nagybajom/Hungary representatives of "European Stork Villages" came together to further the protection of white storks and their habitats.

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© Andreas Volz

Again breeding success at Lake Skadar and Karavasta Lagoon

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Baby boom of pelicans

Well-filled nurseries of the Dalmatian Pelicans at Lake Skadar in Montenegro and Karavasta Lagoon in Albania: During their last inspections project staff counted numerous nestlings.

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© Gregor Subic

No hydropower plants on the Vjosa!

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Scientists criticize dam projects

Europe’s last wild river is widely unexplored. International scientists demand moratorium on dam construction plans on the Vjosa.

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© Fapas

Campaign "Save the Blue Heart of Europe"

© Goran Safarek

Success for Europe's Migrating birds

© Jürgen Schneider



EuroNatur takes leave of Luc Hoffmann

On the 21st of July, 2016, Swiss environmentalist, EuroNatur laureate and founder of Mava foundation Luc Hoffmann passed away at age 93.


Nature’s treasures under the spotlight

The delicate filigree of dew across butterfly wings, one of our feathered friends turns animal tamer and a frog takes a relaxing bath: more...


The Return of Ibis and Spoonbill

They were missing for more than 20 years. Now the spoonbill and the glossy ibis are back to the Serbian nature reserve Obedska Bara – a...


More room for our storks

From 29 June to 3 July 2016, all life revolved around the white stork in the Hungarian village of Nagybajom. More than 60 representatives of...


Blue Heart in Brussels

This week Balkan rivers gained valuable attention. In particular the EU Commission and the European Parliament want to put more emphasis on...

Short film: Save the Balkan Rivers

© Lubomir Stefanov

Scene of the crime: the Adriatic

© Martin Schneider-Jacoby