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    Volunteers clean up North Sea beaches

    From 1 to 15 August 2017 the North Sea Foundation (Stichting De Noordzee) organized its fifth Boskalis Beach Cleanup Tour in the Netherlands. Healthy Seas – ECNC Land & Sea G... Read more »

    The Netherlands increases support for environmentally-friendly farm management

    The Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs is making an extra €20 million per year available for environmentally-friendly farm management. This will help to strengthen biodiver... Read more »

    Protected Planet Report 2016: Protected areas and global targets for biodiversity

    The Protected Planet Report 2016, published by UNEP-WCMC and IUCN, assesses how protected areas contribute to achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and relevant targets of the S... Read more »