Press Releases

TV Report about the Conservation of the Great Bustard on Burgenland Heute

On "Burgenland Heute" an interesting report about the success of the last LIFE Projects "Conservation of the Great Bustard" is released. Landesrätin Eisenkopf, National park manager Kurt Kirchberger, ÖGG Chairman Werner Falb-Meixner, Representative of UNEP/CMS Tilman Schneider and Bustard coordinator Rainer Raab talk about the big success in Conservation of the Great Bustard in the west pannonian area.

Burgenland Heute 10.03.2017

ORF TV Report about the Great Bustard in "Burgenland Heute"

At the last Bustard Monitoring, Rainer Raab was accompanied by an ORF TV Team to film an interesting short report about the Great Bustards in ihr tri-boarder region. The report can be viewed under the following link.  

ORF-Report 24.01.2017



Extensive chapter in the Report "Biologische Vielfalt in Österreich" of the Federal Environment Agency

In December 2012 an extensive chapter about the global situation, as well as many other interesting topics of the Great Bustard is published in the Report "Entwicklung der biologischen Vielfalt in Österreich".

Biologische Vielfalt in Österreich (pdf, 13,6 MB)

Article in the "NÖN"

On December 21st 2016 an Article is published about the annual general assembly of the "Goggendorfer" Eco-Association "Grüne Welt". Rainer Raab also gives a statement about the current situation of Great Bustards, as well as  future plans in the LIFE Project.

NÖN on 21.12.2016 (jpg, 1.967 KB)

Article on the Homepage of APA

On December 12th 2016 an interesting Article about the possible threat of the Golden jackal for the Great Bustard is released on the homepage of APA (Austria Presse Agentur). Next to many other experts, Rainer Raab also gives a statement on this new predator.

APA on 12.12.2016 (pdf, 88 KB)

Article in the "BVZ"

On October 19th 2016 a detailed article about the Great Bustard and an newly introduced predator, the golden jackal is published in the "BVZ".

BVZ on 19.10.2016 (pdf, 976 KB)

BBC Documentary about the Green Belt in Europe and the Great Bustard Project

The BBC Documentary about the Green Belt in Europe with a five minute part about the cross-border project for the Great Bustard, which was filmed in the successful completed LIFE Project 2004-2010, is shown on several dates on the german TV network "phoenix".

Air dates:
Mo. 10.10.2016, 21 Uhr
Di. 11.10.2016, 1:30 Uhr
Di. 11.10.2016, 8:15 Uhr
Di. 11.10.2016, 19:15 Uhr

phönix - Das Grüne Band (pdf, 37.4 KB)

56.000 views of our Great Bustard video

Our video, shot in the course of our last LIFE Project of a displaying Great Bustard male reached more than 56.000 views on the Facebook page "Birds".

Article in the Austrian newspaper "Die Presse" published

On May 3rd 2016 an interesting article about the immigration of the golden jackal and the resulting threat for the Great Bustard was published on page 34 of the austrian newspaper "Die Presse".

"Die Presse" on May 3rd 2016 (pdf, 2,88 MB)

Article in the "BVZ"

On April 15th 2016 an article about the success of the great bustard protection was published in BVZ. The success of the two large EU-financed LIFE - Projects for the great bustard and the cultivation of 5300 hectars of great bustard protections areas are mentioned.

BVZ on 15.04.2016 (pdf, 2,11 MB)