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EU policies aim to protect the environment and biodiversity, minimise risks to human health, and promote the transition to a circular economy

In Focus

Join the EU campaign to see water differently. From 29 May, dive into the #WaterWiseEU campaign.
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EU campaign to address the climate and nature crises across the globe.
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The European Commission produces a monthly TV magazine about the environment, in cooperation with Euronews. Watch all episodes here.

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Discover the EU's initiative to restore degraded ecosystems through nature restoration targets, as part of the biodiversity strategy for 2030. 

Success stories

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Restoring and managing peatlands improves water retention and quality, stores carbon, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and increases biodiversity. Since 1992 LIFE has been working hard on this.

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