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Neonics: What is bad for bees is also bad for us

Losing our pollinators would have huge implications for human health. New evidence shows how important the ban on neonicotinoids is for protecting our bees.

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Neonics: What is bad for bees is also bad for us

Losing our pollinators would have huge implications for human health. New evidence shows how important the ban on neonicotinoids is for protecting our bees.

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In Natura 2000 we trust – the fight to save an ancient Polish forest

As Poland moves to log heavily in the ancient, protected Bialowieza forest, EU nature law may be the only thing that can stop them.

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In Natura 2000 we trust – the fight to save an ancient Polish forest

As Poland moves to log heavily in the ancient, protected Bialowieza forest, EU nature law may be the only thing that can stop them.

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Scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay – a legal issue, not an economic one

The Welsh government must understand their legal obligations before anything else when considering allowing scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay

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Scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay – a legal issue, not an economic one

The Welsh government must understand their legal obligations before anything else when considering allowing scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay

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‘Safe harbour’ for porpoises as UK plans five new protected zones

The UK government has opened a public consultation on five new and much-needed protected areas for harbour porpoises. Will Scotland follow suit?

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‘Safe harbour’ for porpoises as UK plans five new protected zones

The UK government has opened a public consultation on five new and much-needed protected areas for harbour porpoises. Will Scotland follow suit?

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UK hands Europe’s wildlife an early Christmas present

16 December was a good day for Europe’s widlife. All EU Environment Ministers, including the UK’s Rory Stewart, spoke up on the importance of acting to protect biodiversity.

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UK hands Europe’s wildlife an early Christmas present

16 December was a good day for Europe’s widlife. All EU Environment Ministers, including the UK’s Rory Stewart, spoke up on the importance of acting to protect biodiversity.

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Today’s REFIT conference offers high hopes for wildlife laws

Today is a significant moment for Europe’s wildlife laws.

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Today’s REFIT conference offers high hopes for wildlife laws

Today is a significant moment for Europe’s wildlife laws.

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Will the UK step up to defend nature?

Eight more countries have told the Commission not to weaken Europe’s wildlife laws. As the momentum grows, we’re calling on the UK to make a stand.

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Will the UK step up to defend nature?

Eight more countries have told the Commission not to weaken Europe’s wildlife laws. As the momentum grows, we’re calling on the UK to make a stand.

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We can get the Biodiversity Strategy 2020 back on track

The midterm review of the Biodiversity Strategy 2020 is complete and the marks are in. “Must try harder” is the overwhelming message. But the Commission’s assessment reveals that it’s not the tools that are at fault; it’s the way they are being used.

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We can get the Biodiversity Strategy 2020 back on track

The midterm review of the Biodiversity Strategy 2020 is complete and the marks are in. “Must try harder” is the overwhelming message. But the Commission’s assessment reveals that it’s not the tools that are at fault; it’s the way they are being used.

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Putting the polluter pays principle into practice

The Environmental Liability Directive is there to make the ‘polluter’ pay. We’ve made recommendations that will help campaigners to use it effectively.

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Putting the polluter pays principle into practice

The Environmental Liability Directive is there to make the ‘polluter’ pay. We’ve made recommendations that will help campaigners to use it effectively.

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Two chances to celebrate biodiversity in two days

It has been a busy week for the biodiversity minded. Yesterday was Natura2000 day, which celebrated the network of protected areas covering eighteen per cent of land in Europe, followed by International Day of Biological Diversity today.

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Two chances to celebrate biodiversity in two days

It has been a busy week for the biodiversity minded. Yesterday was Natura2000 day, which celebrated the network of protected areas covering eighteen per cent of land in Europe, followed by International Day of Biological Diversity today.

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Your chance to protect wildlife

A review of wildlife laws must not compromise the protection they offer our animals and habitats. The public consultation is now open and we have created a tool to help you have your say.

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Your chance to protect wildlife

A review of wildlife laws must not compromise the protection they offer our animals and habitats. The public consultation is now open and we have created a tool to help you have your say.

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Positive signs for sustainable fishing for the Baltic and beyond

Last week, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to stand by their commitment to sustainable fishing in the regional fisheries management plans for the Baltic. The Baltic multiannual plan, will be first to be adopted and implemented under the

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Positive signs for sustainable fishing for the Baltic and beyond

Last week, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to stand by their commitment to sustainable fishing in the regional fisheries management plans for the Baltic. The Baltic multiannual plan, will be first to be adopted and implemented under the

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Corkscrew injuries to harbour Seals – why protected areas need to do their job

Harbour seals are at risk of injury from boat propellers, despite living in protected areas.

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Corkscrew injuries to harbour Seals – why protected areas need to do their job

Harbour seals are at risk of injury from boat propellers, despite living in protected areas.

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Biodiversity offsetting and the EU’s No Net Loss Initiative

Does No Net Loss mean biodiversity offsetting in the European Union’s new initiative?

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Biodiversity offsetting and the EU’s No Net Loss Initiative

Does No Net Loss mean biodiversity offsetting in the European Union’s new initiative?

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