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Environment

Nature and biodiversity

See how the EU protects nature though the biodiversity strategy for 2030 and rules such as the Birds and Habitats Directives. The EU has also built Natura 2000, which is the largest coordinated network of protected areas in the world.

Forests

Read more about EU action to protect and restore forests.

Nature restoration law

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

Biodiversity strategy for 2030

Read about the EU’s biodiversity strategy for 2030 - our ambitious and long-term plan to protect nature and reverse the degradation of ecosystems.