In Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (northern Germany) 49 hector of critical habitat for Lesser Spotted Eagle (one of the rarest and most endangered raptors in Germany) have been destroyed. The habitat were valuable grasslands use for foraging by 3 pairs of. Now they have been turned into fields which are not nearly as good a foraging habitat as the grasslands were.
According to Birdlife Germany, this is illegal as this was done in a protected area.
You can help and protest against this development by sending a letter to the regional government. More information (in German) incl. information about where to send protest letters can be found here.
More information about the Birdlife Germany and their conservation work for the Lesser Spotted Eagle and how you can help can be found here: