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    What the EU should do to better protect nature in Europe

    The EU’s target of halting biodiversity loss by 2020 remains a serious challenge. Europe’s biodiversity continues to be dangerously eroded through habitat loss, pollution, over... Read more »

    Best practice in restoration

    The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) Europe held its bi-annual conference in Freising, Germany, at the end of August. The focus of the conference was 'Best Practice in Rest... Read more »

    EEA ‘My City’ photo competition: public vote now open

    The European Environment Agency invited European citizens to share what urban environment means to them through photographs. They could choose to depict a European city of their ch... Read more »