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15 February 2019

Over 1.7 million people have supported a campaign to make farming more nature-friendly in the Southern German state of Bavaria.

18% of the eligible citizens of Bavaria have signed a mass petition demanding bee-friendly farming – the biggest petition in the history of the Bavarian state - although the support of only 10% of the population is needed for such a petition to be legally recognised by the state government.

Germany
13 February 2019

Europe’s nature remains in dramatic decline - facing a barrage of illegal threats even to protected sites and wildlife - meaning the EU is on track to miss its own 2020 target to stop nature loss.

12 February 2019

Ahead of crucial debates on the financing of the Bern Convention, European NGOs have addressed a letter to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe urging it to ensure the financing and proper functioning of the Bern Convention – the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Switzerland
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