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108 smugglers arrested and over 2 tonnes of glass eels seized in Europe

EUROPOL, 04 June 2020. On the occasion of the World Environment Day, which takes places tomorrow, Europol marks this day by promoting environmental action and its […]

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Welcoming the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

“Bringing nature back in our lives” is a strong and encouraging title for the communication EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, COM(2020) 380 final, recognising the […]

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Feedback to EC’s Climate Law

The European Commission has ongoing public consultations to hear its citizen’s view on the upcoming laws and policies. Currently there is a proposal for a […]

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International Swan Census reports major numbers in Volga Delta

In February a major survey was undertaken in the Volga Delta, Russia, aiming to assess the numbers of different swan species in the region. This […]

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Let’s recognize paludiculture as an eligible practice in the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which provides financial support for farmers, must safeguard and stimulate the preservation of carbon- rich soils through the protection of […]

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Vistula, Bug and Pripyat: European rivers matter!

At the occasion of International Day of Action for Rivers, Wetlands International Europe raises concern about plans for the construction of an inland navigation route […]

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Big steps forward for waterbird & wetland monitoring in the Arabian Peninsula

The coastal wetlands of the Arabian Peninsula are important habitats for migratory waterbirds from Central Asia, Eastern African and Europe. Building on the regional strategy […]

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#ProtectWater NGOs send open letter to EU decision-makers

Ahead of the Environment Council meeting on 5th of March, over 100 civil society organisations have sent an open letter to the three EU decision-making […]

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Wetlands International Europe joins Dam Removal Europe partnership

As of 2020, Wetlands International Europe has joined the Dam Removal Europe partnership. Together with World Fish Migration Foundation, European Rivers Network, The Rivers Trust, […]

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Feedback from Wetlands International Europe on the EU 2030 biodiversity strategy roadmap

The Communication on the “European Green Deal” released by the European Commission in December 2019 is a positive step towards integrated efforts to protect natural […]