Last Tuesday, the European Parliament gave its final approval of the EU Nature restoration law during its monthly plenary session in Strasbourg and a collective sigh of relief passed through our office. This groundbreaking law still requires a final rubber stamping from the national governments in the European Council. It would mark a world-first: a comprehensive attempt to rebuild damaged ecosystems to bring back biodiversity and help combating the impacts of climate change.
Today, the European Parliament adopted the trilogue agreement on the Nature Restoration Law. They listened to the calls of over 1 million citizens, businesses, scientists and NGOs, and have paved the way for this first-of-its-kind law to become a reality.
Some relationships may have problems every now and then, but others are downright toxic. Case in point: behind the scenes, plenty of farmers are caught in a downright abusive relationship with powerhouse farm lobbies. Here’s everything you need to know about this twisted tale.
Today at the Convention of Migratory Species (CMS COP14), governments along the Central Asian Flyway have committed to secure the passage of migratory birds in 30 countries from Siberia all the way to the Maldives.
This week the BirdLife community will join government representatives to agree what we must do to ensure nature has safe passage across our borders. With millions of birds using migration routes called flyways, like superhighways across the skies, the places they go must be conserved for all our benefit.
Detrás de múltiples historias de éxito en conservación, se encuentran mujeres líderes, empoderadas, valerosas, resilientes, y luchadoras; con un corazón ferviente lleno de sueños infinitos que, día a día, construyen un mundo mejor.
Behind multiple success stories in conservation, there are leading women—empowered, courageous, resilient, and determined—with a fervent heart full of endless dreams who, day by day, build a better world.
On 1 February 2024, civil society organisations gathered in Brussels in front of the European Parliament in solidarity with peasants. In response to a call from the European Coordination Via Campesina (ECVC) and the Belgian farmers’ union Fédération Unie de Groupements d’Eleveurs et d’Agriculteurs (FUGEA), organisations expressed their support for food sovereignty, organic agriculture, agroecology, peasant rights, and fair food prices.