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    European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity reviews 2014 action plan

    On 27 and 28 October 2014 the management committee of the European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC/BD) of the European Environment Agency (EEA) met in Berlin, Germany. ... Read more »

    Dissemination of environmental information in relation to the Birds and Habitats Directives

    How can EU Member States best fulfil their obligations under the 2003 Access to Information Directive and the 2007 INSPIRE Directive regarding active dissemination of information i... Read more »

    Healthy Seas removes 29,000 kg of nets from the North Sea

    The last Healthy Seas salvage trip of the season collected 6,000 kg of nets from the North Sea. This brings the total for the year to 29,000 kg of nets recovered in the Dutch and B... Read more »