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Scientists uncover new information on the Douro river ecosystem

Porto. At a press conference on July 23rd, the Douro Vivo Network launched seven studies providing new information on the Douro river basin ecosystem. Scientists […]

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New Dam Removal strategy supports action for freshwater ecosystems

With their new 10 year strategy, the Dam Removal Europe partners stand ready to support European countries to take action for accelerating restoration of freshwater […]

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New study reveals the impact of hydropower on fish species in the Mediterranean Basin

Hydropower plants are one of the main causes for the decline of numerous fish species in the Mediterranean region. This is the result of a […]

Why BIODIVERSITY must be prioritised within the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) in the new EU Budget

In July, Wetlands International Europe and its partners  published a statement stressing why biodiversity must be prioritised within the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument […]

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EU water law will NOT be changed, confirms European Commission

In a landmark day for Europe’s rivers, lakes and wetlands, the European Commission has announced that the EU’s strong water legislation — the EU Water […]

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Inside the takedown of Europe’s multi-billion pound eel mafia

Eels are one of the ocean’s great mysteries, but populations have been trafficked to the verge of extinction. Now eel-smuggling gangs are starting to get […]

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Native Oyster experts prepare biosecurity recommendations for European oyster restoration projects

With an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century, native oyster reefs are one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe. The key driver behind this […]

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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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WEBINAR – Peatlands in the new CAP: potential and synergies for sustainable regional economies with climate and biodiversity benefits

  Peatlands occur in all EU Member States (except Malta), often covering more than 10% of the total land area. Fully functional, healthy wet peatlands […]

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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 […]