The Commission has developed a new tool to map energy and environmental related data, such as energy infrastructure and renewable energy potential (biomass, solar and wind).
The Commission welcomes the provisional agreement just reached between the European Parliament and the Council on the Nature Restoration Law.
Researchers find landscape features around reserves are key to increasing freshwater-reliant species diversity
Issue 612: Species that rely on freshwater habitat are declining in Europe. This study finds that biodiversity within smaller sites in the European Natura 2000 network is highly impacted by the land use of surrounding areas.
Project Hero is an online educational platform for middle and high school students aimed at raising their awareness and activism in various environmental themes. The platform offers authentic project-based learning experiences to empower students to act for their local species and ecosystems.
Preventing the extinction of the Dinaric-SE alpine lynx population through reinforcement, long-term conservation and engagement of key stakeholders
The Dinaric-SE Alpine lynx population went extinct at the beginning of 20th century due to hunting and persecution, habitat loss and lack of prey species. It was successfully reintroduced in the 1973 by translocating animals from a Carpathian source to Slovenia.
Trail of the lynx: Long-distance hiking in lynx habitat to promote their protection through ecotourism | Austria
In Austria, lynx populations are rather small and can be divided into one population at the Austro-German-Czech border (60 to 80 lynxes in total) as well as a second population in the national park Kalkalpen (consisting of 6 confirmed lynxes in 2018).
The Status and Conservation of the Alpine Lynx Population (SCALP) was created in 1995 to survey the status of the lynx in the Alps, carry out monitoring activities in coordination between Alpine countries and close research gaps in the region.
Livestock protection plus dog (Herdenschutz plus Hund e.V.), is a community of livestock owners and interested parties with the common aim of improving technical herd protection and the training of livestock guarding dogs in Saxon-Anhalt.
The Association for livestock guarding dogs, operated by shepherds, has dedicated itself to the promotion of livestock guarding dogs and their preservation in Germany.
The majority of Green City Accord cities will be able to report their baseline scenarios via the newly launched electronic platform.