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EU responsible mineral sourcing regu...
EU responsible mineral sourcing regulation: civil society response to the council mandate agreed by COREPER on 17 December 2015 EU Trilogue negotiations on the draft regulation started on 1 February 2016. The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Presidency of the European Council will attempt to agree a compromise text in the coming months. NGO Coalition […]
Letter to First Vice-President of th...
We’d like to share with you the letter sent by the EU SDG civil society Coalition to First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans to urge EU to develop overarching Sustainable Development strategy to implement Agenda2030. Letter to Timmermans-SDG coalition febr 2016
Climate change and CAP
These were the two main factors, participants of the Stakeholders Advisory Board of our Niraj MAES project identified as the key drivers on influencing land use change and ecosystem services in the Niraj-Tarnava Mica region in Romania on 2nd February, 2016 in Târgu Mureș during the 3rd SAB meeting. Demographic changes were also identified as a […]
CEEweb talk on health and nature
A workshop on 27-28th January, 2016 in Brussels was held to explore connection between nature and health. The workshop organised by IEEP plunged into the question of how nature and biodiversity can help improve health and social difficulties, what benefits Natura 2000 and protected areas have on human health and well-being and how projects from different parts of Europe […]
CEEweb joins soil campaign
The people 4 soil campaign already including 200 organisations world-wide advocates for the adoption of a specific EU legislation on soil protection. Currently, no EU regulation is in place on protecting the soil and very few Member States have coherent legislation. Soil provides for our basics for our food, stores CO2 and shelters biodiversity. In spite of […]
Promoting ecosystem restoration
The kick-off meeting of a 15-month project promoting ecosystem restoration in the EU was held in Brussels on 13-14th January 2016. The project lead by ECNC eftec (UK) with a diverse project team including CEEweb for Biodiversity (Hungary), ECNC (the Netherlands) Enetjärn Natur AB (Sweden), and the University of Antwerp (Belgium) focuses on the EU […]
Happy World Wetland Day!
Humanity has lost 64% of wetlands worldwide since 1900 and 87% since 1700… Help us prevent more loss and restore degraded wetlands! Celebrate World Wetland Day! In 2015 together with our national partners we restored the first coastal wetland in Estonia as well as restoring a former gravel mine into a wetland in Romania! Wetlands […]
Slovak restoration prolonged
Within the Project called “Building Blue-Green Infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe – from pilot projects to regional action” financed by the Michael Otto Foundation for Environmental Protection, CEEweb’s member BROZ Slovakia has been working on restoring the Kralova Luka oxbows of the Danube river in Slovakia. Recently, in cooperation with local foresters necessary after […]