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Some 1,700 Romanian bears, wolves and wildcats saved from government-approved slaughter
The country bans trophy hunting of endangered species
Environmental NGOs urgently call for better protection of Europe’s oceans
98% of offshore waters remain unprotected under Natura 2000, Europe’s key conservation network.
Drying Doñana in danger of losing World Heritage status
Europe’s historic Doñana National Park could be added to UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger ...
Tackling illegal timber trade: Indonesia first country to export licensed timber to EU
On 15 November Indonesia will be the first country in the world to export FLEGT-licensed legal ...
Natura 2000 honey action to better protect pollinators in Europe
Today WWF distributed organic honey to Commissioners and DGs Agriculture and Environment to remind ...
Getting the numbers right on brown bears in Romania
Knowing the realistic number of bears is important. On their basis we define how to manage the bear ...
Illegal traps: new 3-legged animal “species” emerges in Romania
In February 2016, a brown bear got caught in an illegal snare in the forests of Vrancea, in the ...
WWF: World Heritage Committee fails to protect threatened natural sites in Europe
Yet governments failed to take bold action to protect them.
People and the bear
Few animals have captured our imagination like brown bears. Where does this fascination come from?
EU Nature Directives are ‘Fit for Purpose’, concludes European Commission expert study
The final evaluation concludes the Nature Directives are fit for purpose and clearly demonstrate EU ...
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