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Calling for the full implementation of the nature protection commitments in the Biodiversity Strategy

Wetlands International Europe together with members of the European Habitats Forum have sent an open letter to the European Commission, the Presidency of the Council […]

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Release: Legal Toolkit to protect rivers from hydropower development

We are happy to announce the release of our “Toolkit on how to use EU and international environmental law to protect rivers from hydropower development”. […]

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EU development programming for biodiversity and climate must heed people’s voices

The EU is the world’s largest aid donor and a major political actor with a strong influence over global policies. The EU recognises civil society […]

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Submission to the EC public consultation on biodiversity

The European Commission is working to put forward legally binding targets for ecosystem restoration by the end of 2021, which will restore damaged ecosystems by […]

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Eels – “The Great Travellers of the Mediterranean Lagoons”

The European eel is an emblematic species of Mediterranean lagoons, but it is also found in a wide variety of habitats. This species, with its […]

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#RESTORENATURE – Sign Now!

Nature as we know it is heading towards extinction. And it’s because of human activity. Logging, intensive agriculture and overfishing have pushed one million animal […]

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Mires of Poleski National Park at risk due to mining plans

Mires of the Poleski National Park are at risk due to mining plans in the Lubelskie Coal Basin. The Australian company Balamara is making progress […]

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Wetlands International congratulates the Irish Government’s inspiring leadership in making wetlands core to climate action

The Irish government has taken bold steps to make its wetlands a core part of its climate action – a move which Wetlands International and […]

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Feedback on the revision of the EU Energy and Environmental State aid guidelines

Wetlands International asks the European Commission to prevent environmentally harmful subsidies in the Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy (EEAG) that will […]

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New EU Inland Waterway Development Action Plan must adhere to legal water protection requirements

The European Green Deal announced measures to increase the capacity of inland waterways to ‘shift a substantial part of inland freight from road onto rail […]