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Press release: European Parliament wants to kill off nature for good

Thu, 22/10/2020

This Friday, Ministers of the European Parliament will conclude a series of nature-kill

Europe's nature is disappearing under unsustainable farming and expanding towns.  The new State of Nature in the EU shows alarming figures

The new State of Nature in the EU shows alarming figures

Mon, 19/10/2020
Today the European Environment Agency’s and the European Com

Crunch time for the Brexit negotiations – Nature must be protected!

Mon, 12/10/2020
With the pandemic using up most of the oxygen in our national and European debates, Brexit still remains as a topic that we should focus on as negotiations enter their final stretch, ostensibly by next week, and at the latest by the end of the year.

How’s nature doing? BirdLife joins momentous collaboration for EU State of Nature report

Wed, 07/10/2020
How can we secure a healthy, sustainable future for nature and people? What do we need to do, and when? In order to figure that out, we first need to understand how nature is doing right now.

Olive oil is no longer a threat for migratory birds

Fri, 02/10/2020
I am convinced that most of the rather complex and long-standing planetary problems of our age can be solved by looking onto our food plates. Let me explain why.

Ending “temporary cessation” for good – How an EU subsidy is driving overfishing

Wed, 23/09/2020
This report explores and demonstrates, how EU payments for “temporary cessation” of fishing are not only an ineffective management tool for reducing fishing effort, but also ineffective in supporting marine conservation efforts.

Wetland birds win battle against lead-based hunting

Wed, 23/09/2020

In Europe, every year, 20,000 tons of lead hunting ammunition is shot into our natural