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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    15 judges at the EU’s highest court to rule on illegal logging in Białowieża Forest

    Judges from the EU’s highest Court have heard arguments from Poland’s Environment Minister and the EU Commission on illegal logging in Białowieża Forest.

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    Welsh marine life threatened by lack of funding and political will – new report

    Vulnerable marine life in Welsh waters is at risk from lack of funding and political will in the Welsh government, according to a new report by a government body.

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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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