For four and a half years, we have been working our way through the intricate and complex world of EU-UK trade negotiations. Now that the transition period is behind us, we can begin to assess this event’s implications for nature. Take a deep dive into the issue with our weekend long read.
Move over bearded botanists: a new generation of young expert plant scientists are scaling remote Balkan mountains to save extremely rare plants found nowhere else – some with ranges smaller than a football field
The long awaited ban on the use of lead shots in wetlands finally came into force on 25 January. This sets the timetable for the ban’s implementation in Member States: they have until 15 February 2023, or 2024 if the country’s surface consists of more than 20% of wetlands.