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European Natura 2000 Award: call for top nature conservation initiatives open!
Today, on the International Biodiversity Day, the European Commission is launching the 2024 edition of the European Natura 2000 Award.
Episode 1, Water: New TV magazine explores green solutions to current crises
Today, in cooperation with Euronews, the EU is launching a new TV magazine: “The Road to Green”.
Celebrate Natura 2000 Day: go out and discover one of our 27 000 protected areas on Sunday 21 May!
On 21 May we celebrate European Natura 2000 Day. This day marks the creation, 31 years ago, of what is now the world’s largest network of protected areas. It offers a haven to Europe's most valuable and threatened species and habitats.
Joint Press Release for the Meeting between the Minister for Environment of Brazil, Mrs. Marina Silva, and the Commissioner for Environment Mr. Virginijus Sinkevičius
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Marina Silva, hosted a meeting, on May 2nd, 2023, with the European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius.
Zero pollution: EU advocates for sound management of chemicals and waste at UN environmental conventions meeting
From 1 to 12 May, the EU will participate in the meeting of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions in Geneva.
Green Week 2023 conference – Register now!
Register now to join the EU Green Week conference, Delivering a Net-Zero World, on 6-7 June in Brussels.
Pollutant chemicals found in stranded specimens of endangered dolphin on the Italian coastline
Issue 599: The Mediterranean Sea subpopulation of Risso’s dolphin, Grampus griseus is endangered, with population numbers falling.
“Save bees and farmers!”: One million signatures in European Citizens' Initiative signals EU co-legislators to keep environmental ambition
The Commission welcomes the initiative and acknowledges the importance of the ECI, in particular as the interlinked crises of climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss constitute growing challenges for Europe's agriculture and food security.
Zero pollution and biodiversity: national marine environment monitoring programmes show that progress has been made but gaps remain
Today the Commission published an assessment of the marine environment monitoring programmes reported by the Member States.
EU forests: Commission adopts new guidelines to support tree planting actions and to protect old-growth forests
Forests are the lungs of the earth. They play a vital role in maintaining the health and well-being of both humans and the planet.