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We need money for nature now

Mon, 21/09/2020
The single, most dramatic cause for the loss of biodiversity, species and natural habitats in Europe is intensive agriculture. To reverse this alarming trend, the EU must invest in nature protection. Where should the money come from, you ask? Look at our infographic for the answer.

The Nubian Nightjar: worrying trends in Israel and beyond

Thu, 20/08/2020
A scientific article by our Israeli partner, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.

External Dimension of the European Common Fisheries Policy

Thu, 23/07/2020

While EU fish stocks are severely overfished, around 1,000 European vessels are authori

EU Biodiversity Strategy: are we on the right track to protect nature?

Fri, 17/07/2020
A couple months ago, the European Commission heeded the desperate call of the scientific community and multiple generations. They adopted an ambitious Biodiversity Strategy, that reflects the reality of the environmental crisis we are facing. So, are we really on the right track to protect nature?

For real food security, we need nature-friendly farming

Fri, 17/07/2020

Think we need more intensive farming for food security? Think again.

Indian Quarries attract birds

Thu, 16/07/2020
In a recent study 117 bird species, six of which are endemic to the subcontinent, wer

Fish Tales – Episode 5: Hasan from Izmir

Wed, 01/07/2020
"My name is Hasan. I live in Izmir, Turkey.

Science isn’t negotiable: Environment MEPs break off CAP negotiations with COMAGRI

Fri, 19/06/2020
It’s over. The gulf was just too wide. On 10 June, the MEPs from the Environment Committee (COMENVI) broke off negotiations with their counterparts in the Agriculture Committee (COMAGRI) on the upcoming vote on the Common Agricultural Policy.