Events list

XI Ornithology Congress and II Macaronesian Ornithology Conference in the Azores, Portugal

22-26 November, 2023
The LIFE PanPuffinus! Portuguese team participates in the 11th edition of the Ornithology Congress in the Azores.

Steering Committee meeting in Spain

7-9 November, 2023
Project Partners meet for their annual Steering Committee meeting in Blanes, Spain.

Project partner SPEA presents project at Sagres Birdwatching Festival & visits fish auction

31 October, 2023
SPEA presents the project at the Sagres Birdwatching Festival, visits the fish auction.

LIFE PanPuffinus! Shearwater Boat Trips 2023

20 July, 2023
Over 200 people join our annual summer adventure: success for the LIFE PanPuffinus! Shearwater Boat Trips 2023!

Sharing of experiences with Spanish and French fishermen

28 April, 2023
LIFE PanPuffinus! Spanish partners share experiences with Spanish and French fishermen in Marseille on the mitigation of seabird bycatch in fishing gears

Project monitor visits Malta

17-20 April, 2023
Dr Sara Luchetti, the project monitor, spent three days in Malta meeting the project teams in April 2023

Knowledge exchange between Portuguese and Maltese fishermen

10 February, 2023
LIFE PanPuffinus! Portuguese partners and Portuguese fishermen visit Malta for a knowledge exchange

Steering Committee Meeting

25-26 October, 2022
LIFE PanPuffinus! partners were hosted in Greece by the Hellenic Ornithological Society for the annual Steering Committee Meeting

BirdLife Malta Shearwater Boat Trips 2022

30 July, 2022
Families with children join BirdLife Malta’s Shearwater Boat Trips – all five trips organised for summer 2022 fully-booked!

World Oceans Day

11 June, 2022
LIFE PanPuffinus! and BirdLife Malta join other eNGOs to celebrate World Oceans Day 2022 at the Malta National Aquarium.

EU Ocean Week 2022

8-15 June, 2022
French project partner LPO France participates in EU Ocean Week with a stall during the Ocean Fair held in Paris.

European Maritime Day Fair

21 May, 2022
BirdLife Malta invites other eNGOs to celebrate European Maritime Day 2022 with a fair at Salina Nature Reserve.

LPO celebrates European Maritime Day 2022

21 May, 2022
French project partner LPO welcomed visitors to Ile de Ré for European Maritime Day 2022.

Malta AgriFair 2022

20-22 May, 2022
LIFE PanPuffinus! showcased during Malta’s first ever agricultural and fisheries fair.

Shearwater night walk

7 May, 2022
The project team in Malta led a night walk to listen to the calls of nesting shearwaters.

Environmental education activity

23 April, 2022
Project partners SPEA explained the main actions of the project to students in a school in Nazaré.

Bycatch engagement training

26 January, 2022
Project partners SPEA (Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves) hosted an online workshop with the aim to ‘Train the Trainers’ that will engage the fishing community on bycatch.

LIFE PanPuffinus! showcased in French exhibition

5 January, 2022
Between the start of the new year and the end of March, French project partners LPO France showcased the LIFE PanPuffinus! project at an exhibition held at l’Espace Nature des Salins d’Hyères, on the Mediterranean coast of France.

National Climate Change Conference

26 October, 2021
Project Manager Manya Russo was invited to attend the national climate change conference held in Malta.

Biosecurity training workshop and Steering Committee Meeting

6-8 October, 2021
In the first week of October, a biosecurity plan development training workshop led by RSPB was organised in Rochefort, France.

The Yelkouan Shearwater takes over at Science in the City 2021!

24-25 September, 2021
The trials and tribulations of the Yelkouan Shearwater were the subject of a puppet show and a workshop for children held during this year’s Science in the City.

Stall on bycatch at the IUCN Congress

4-7 September, 2021
Visitors to the IUCN Congress in Marseille (France) visited the stall on seabird bycatch to learn about this threat to seabirds through a photo exhibit, informative panels and a board game on seabirds.

Shearwater Boat Trips with LIFE PanPuffinus!

6-7 August, 2021
On the first weekend of August we held our sunset shearwater boat trips for 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we only held two trips and to celebrate the launch of LIFE PanPuffinus! this year we offered the trips for free to our members.