Brussels bares teeth with launch of new biodiversity plan

By |maj 20th, 2020|EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, News|

The European Commission is getting tough on biodiversity with a new set of “nature restoration targets” announced for publication next year, which the EU executive says will be strictly enforced.

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Forests are crucial for building resilience in a post COVID-19 world

By |maj 20th, 2020|EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, forestries, News|

The Commission's new Biodiversity Strategy shows how forests are crucial for building resilience in a post COVID-19 world, writes Giulia Bondi.

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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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DG AGRI backs new breeding techniques for pest management

By |februar 14th, 2020|alternatives to pesticides, biopesticides, Biotechnology, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, Greenpeace, integrated pest management, new breeding techniques, News, Pesticides|

Tasos Haniotis, the deputy director-general at European Commission's DG AGRI, views new breeding techniques as a way to manage pests in agriculture, according to a leaked document seen by EURACTIV.com.

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Romanian national parks and forest at risk

By |junij 27th, 2019|Biodiversity, conservation, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, forests, News, Romania, Romanian Presidency|

Romania hosts the largest remains of natural and old growth forests in the whole of the EU. However, they are not on the safe side yet, writes Luc Bas.

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Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth’s natural life

By |maj 7th, 2019|Biodiversity, deforestation, ecosystems, endangered species, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, IBPES, Invasive Species, Meat, News, overfishing|

A landmark UN report published yesterday (6 May) reveals 1 million species are at risk of extinction, with agriculture and fishing the primary causes of the deterioration, which also threatens humankind. EURACTIV's media partner, The Guardian, reports.

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EU must prioritise nature in its next long-term budget

By |december 11th, 2018|Biodiversity, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, European Council summit, News, Sustainable Development Goals|

The future of Europe is at stake as European leaders meet this week. Now is the opportunity to safeguard European biodiversity, writes Luc Bas.

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The Sustainable Blue Economy: EU’s actions must match its words

By |november 30th, 2018|Biodiversity, blue growth, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, marine ecosystems, News, Ocean governance, oceans, overfishing, seas and oceans|

As global leaders met at the world’s first Sustainable Blue Economy conference this week, the EU must face the sobering reality of the state of our ocean and stand by its commitments to sustainably protect and effectively manage Europe’s seas before it’s too late, writes Dr Samantha Burgess.

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