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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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A definition of paludiculture in the CAP

  Drainage-based agriculture on peatland causes enormous economic and environmental losses through CO2 emissions (~25 % of EU agricultural emissions from 3 % of EU […]

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We are now members of CONCORD!

Wetlands International – European Association are proud to share that we have become members of CONCORD – a European confederation of NGO’s working within relief […]

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#WithdrawTheCAP

On 23 October 2020, after an intense week of voting sessions where the green architecture of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)  was dismantled vote after […]

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A new CAP for a new role for peatlands

On 21 October, the European Parliament was supposed to vote on long awaited CAP reform. A last minute decision, moved the vote on compromised amendments […]

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CSOs Open Letter calling for full alignment of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy with the European Green Deal

Wetlands International Europe has joined 29 EU civil society organisations and 250 organisations working in coalition in seven Member States have written to the leaders […]

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Locking Carbon in Wetlands: Enhancing Climate Action by Including Wetlands in NDCs

With the focus on enhancing climate ambition in the run up to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) submissions, a new report by the Alliance for Global […]

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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 […]

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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 […]