European wildlife on land and in the seas is under increasing pressure. By making sure vulnerable wildlife is supported, we give nature space to thrive. Networks of carefully protected areas in Europe have proven that declining wildlife can make a comeback when given the chance. We defend the laws to protect biodiversity, on land and in the seas.

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    EU Court urged to immediately halt illegal logging in Bialowieza Forest

    The European Commission has today referred a complaint about ongoing illegal logging in Poland’s Białowieża Forest to the EU Court. The Court has also been urged to impose an immediate ban on cutting trees in the ancient forest, one of the most precious in the world, until the judgment is issued.

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    European Parliament has a chance to end pesticide use in areas set aside for wildlife

    ClientEarth is urging MEPs to vote to stop the use of harmful pesticides in Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs).

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    UNESCO and EU pile pressure on Polish government over illegal logging in Bialowieza forest

    Pressure is mounting on the Polish government, as the UN and the European Commission are very worried about a huge, illegal increase of logging in Europe’s oldest forest.

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    Check needed to keep Bialowieza off World Heritage in Danger list – UNESCO advisors

    UN advisors have called on the Polish government to allow officials to check whether illegal logging means Bialowieza forest should go on the World Heritage in Danger list.

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