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27 April 2017 - Commission timidly commits to better implementation of nature legislation


Today the European Commission published its “Action Plan for Nature, People and the Economy” – a roadmap for the Birds and Habitats Directives – the EU’s flagship nature laws that represent the cornerstone of EU-wide efforts to halt and reverse the loss of biodiversity. The Action Plan proposes measures to help halt biodiversity loss by 2020 but tiptoes around agriculture and funding.


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February 2017 - An Action Plan for Nature, People and the Economy


BirdLife Europe & Central Asia feedback to the process of drafting an Action Plan to follow up the Fitness Check of the Nature Directives. Read more...



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