MEPs oppose possible revision of EU Nature legislation
Against the background of the currently ongoing fitness check of the Birds and Habitats Directives, in their resolution on the mid-term review of the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy the Members of European Parliament (MEPs) speak out against a possible revision of both Directives.
European Parliament adopts resolution on the mid-term review of the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy
Four month after the release of the Commission mid-term review on its EU Biodiversity Strategy, assessing whether the EU is on track for achieving the objective of halting the loss of biodiversity by 2020, the European Parliament adopted its resolution on the Commission review.
No tree species on IAS list of Union concern
With the Regulation on Invasive Alien Species (IAS) entering into force on 1 January 2015, a Committee of EU Member States representatives together with a scientific forum has been tasked to draw up a list of invasive alien species of Union concern. While the adoption of this lis
‘Fitness Check’ of EU nature legislation: private forest owners call for balanced approach
In a joint letter submitted to the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Karmenu Vella, CEPF, Copa-Cogeca, ELO and USSE conveyed a number of concerns relating to the ‘fitness check’ of the EU Nature legislation (Birds and Habitats Directives).