Using blue-green infrastructure in cities increases regional habitat connectivity and benefits biodiversity
Issue 589: Global urbanisation is increasing and negatively impacting on the quality, connectivity and ecosystem functioning of natural spaces.
Issue 589: The semi-enclosed Black Sea is fed by multiple European and Asian rivers which carry microplastic pollution.
Issue 589: Cities can effectively support bat populations when urban planners and conservationists create the right ecological conditions, concludes a new study from Germany.
The Commission has adopted a revised EU Action Plan to put an end to illegal wildlife trade, as announced in the Biodiversity Strategy for 2030.
Issue 588: Ultraviolet (UV) filters are an emerging pollutant used in industrial processes, cosmetics and toiletries.
Beech is one of the most ecologically and economically valuable tree species in Europe.
Commission secures ambitious EU negotiating mandate for the COP27 on Climate and COP15 on Biodiversity
At yesterday's Environment Council in Luxembourg, the Commission secured an ambitious negotiating mandate for the upcoming COP27 Climate Conference in November and the COP15 Biodiversity Conference in December.
On 18 and 19 October at the European Business and Nature Summit, European businesses will join the European Commission and partner organisations advocating for an ambitious outcome of the UN Biodiversity Conference COP15.
Retaining deadwood in disturbed forests reduces changes to soil fungal communities and promotes regeneration
Events such as storms that cause significant damage to forest trees have obvious effects above ground. What happens below ground is less apparent, and less studied.
As species’ ranges shift due to climate change, ecosystems will be altered and may change how they function.