Great news: BirdLife South Africa halts plans for dangerous wind farm

BirdLife supports renewable energy – but not when it comes at the expense of wildlife. In recent years, plans to build a wind farm near an important site for migratory birds have caused much concern among conservationists. Now, opposing action has put it on ice.

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HeidelbergCement on track to meet ambitious CO2 targets

We note with pleasure that just this week our partner in protecting biodiversity, HeidelbergCement, set another milestone in their commitment to sustainability. Following a rigorous scientific assessment, Heidelberg’s C02 reduction targets for 2030 have measured up to the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) 

The SBTi, a collaboration between the Carbon Disclosure Project, the United Nations Global Compact, the World Resources Institute and WWF, is designed to showcase companies which set science-based targets in the transition to a low-carbon economy 2C above pre-industrial limits and warming to 1.5C.

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Latest birds observations from eElurikkus

20. May 2019
Phoenicurus phoenicurus (Common Redstart) 1 Artto Pello Sillamäe linn,
Milvus migrans (Egyptian Kite) 1 Uku Paal, Mike Coleman Rahinge, RESTRICTED
Aquila pomarina (Indian Spotted Eagle) 1 Leho Luigujõe, Meelis Sepp Tipu, RESTRICTED
Emberiza schoeniclus (Reed Bunting) 1 Leho Luigujõe Tipu,
Phylloscopus trochiloides (Eastern Greenish Warbler) 1 Tarvo Valker Tallinn, Haabersti linnaosa
Apus apus (Common Swift) 35 Tarvo Valker Tallinn, Haabersti linnaosa
Sylvia borin (Garden Warbler) 1 Leho Luigujõe Tipu,
Carpodacus erythrinus (Common Rosefinch) 1 Leho Luigujõe Tipu,
Iduna caligata (Booted Warbler) 1 Art Villem Adojaan Räni,
Carduelis cannabina (Common Linnet) 1 Art Villem Adojaan Räni,