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Environment

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

In Focus

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#ForOurPlanet

EU campaign to address the climate and nature crises across the globe.
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The Road to Green

The European Commission produces a monthly TV magazine about the environment, in cooperation with Euronews. Watch all episodes here.

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Nature restoration law

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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How LIFE is protecting Europe's degraded peatlands

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.

Project locations
Germany, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland
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