One-third of animal species in Germany in bad shape, says new government report

By |maj 19th, 2020|Animals, Biodiversity, CAP, environment, Germany, insects, nature, News, Svenja Schulze|

One day before the European Commission unveils its new biodiversity strategy, Germany presented its national nature report, which stressed that while some populations are recovering, insects are now in very bad shape. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU plans sweeping bioenergy review by end 2020

By |maj 19th, 2020|Biodiversity, bioeconomy, bioenergy, forests, News|

The European Commission intends to push a “transformative approach” to all forms of bioenergy – including biofuels and woody biomass – as part of a biodiversity strategy due to be unveiled on Wednesday (20 May).

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EU aims to ring-fence ‘old-growth forests’ in new biodiversity plan

By |maj 8th, 2020|Biodiversity, deforestation, forests, News, reforestation|

At least 10% of land – considerably more than the current 3% – will have to be declared “strictly protected areas” under a new EU biodiversity strategy due to be unveiled later this month.

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US scientist: ‘Roads and corruption’ are big drivers of deforestation

By |maj 4th, 2020|Biodiversity, deforestation, News|

To be effective, forest conservation initiatives must be rooted in a local context – including the land ownership and tenure ecosystems in which they operate, says Keith Kline, from the prestigious Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US.

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Human impact on wildlife to blame for spread of viruses, says study

By |april 8th, 2020|Biodiversity, coronavirus, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, News, wildlife trafficking|

Hunting, farming and the global move of people to cities has led to massive declines in biodiversity and increased the risk of dangerous viruses like COVID-19 spilling over from animals to humans, a major study has concluded. EURACTIV's media partner, ...

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NGOs criticise Commission over CAP impact on biodiversity

By |april 2nd, 2020|Biodiversity, Birdlife, CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, EEB, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, IEEP, News, WWF|

Environmental NGOs have accused the European Commission of "greenwashing" and cherry-picking positive messages from an EU-funded independent evaluation study about the impact of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on habitats, landscapes and biodiversity.

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Agriculture and biodiversity: A make or break for European Green Deal

By |marec 31st, 2020|Biodiversity, CAP, common agricultural policy, News|

A recent impact report published by the European Commission lays bare the terrible mismatch between the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the bloc's biodiversity objectives, writes Jabier Ruiz.

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The ‘super year for biodiversity’: Undermined by a wildlife market?

By |marec 31st, 2020|Biodiversity, China, coronavirus, COVID-19, News, UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)|

This year's meeting of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is being curtailed by the COVID-19 outbreak. Ironically, the pandemic most likely first emerged from wildlife being traded in a live animal market in Wuhan, China, writes Janice Wea...

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Green Deal facing delays due to coronavirus, EU admits

By |marec 19th, 2020|Biodiversity, critical raw materials, Farm to Fork, Frans Timmermans, News|

The European Commission is having to re-order its priorities in the face of the coronavirus crisis, with “non-essential” initiatives like the biodiversity strategy and the farm-to-fork strategy likely to be delayed by several weeks, EURACTIV understands.

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Coronavirus delays UN climate and biodiversity talks

By |marec 12th, 2020|Biodiversity, COP26, News|

UN Climate Change said it won’t hold any physical meetings until the end of April amid efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. EURACTIV’s media partner Climate Home News reports. The spread of coronavirus across the world is disrupting climate and...

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