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News in the Framework of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign

 
  • Biodegradable crop protection products06/08/2018

    Biodegradable crop protection products

    Traditional insecticides not only combat pests, they also endanger bees and other beneficial insects. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now developed an alternative biodegradable agent that keeps pests at bay without poisoning them.

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  • EU awards best LIFE projects for nature, environment and climate action06/03/2018

    EU awards best LIFE projects for nature, environment and climate action

    During the EU Green Week Commissioner Karmenu Vella announced the winners of the 2016 and 2017 LIFE Awards, including projects from Belgium, Greece, Spain, Italy, Austria, Poland and Slovakia. The people's Choice Award, in line with this year's Green Week focus on sustainable cities, was given to a green city project, exploring solutions to reduce air pollution in cities.

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  • Bees must be protected for the future of our food05/22/2018

    Bees must be protected for the future of our food

    First World Bee Day to be observed on 20 May 2018

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  • New step-by-step guides to considering nature in renewable energy projects05/11/2018

    New step-by-step guides to considering nature in renewable energy projects

    As part of the "EU Action plan for nature, people and the economy" the European Commission has issued two guidance documents on energy transmission infrastructure and hydropower, explaining the steps that need to be taken under EU nature legislation when such energy projects are prepared.

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  • EU Green week 201805/03/2018

    EU Green week 2018

    The EU Green Week 2018 (21. - 25.05) will showcase policy developments on air quality, noise, nature and biodiversity, waste and water management.

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  • SAN warns: Loss of pollinators is underestimated04/25/2018

    SAN warns: Loss of pollinators is underestimated

    According to a study, 75 percent of agricultural raw materials depend on pollinators

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  • Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol launched04/24/2018

    Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol launched

    On 24 April the Natural Capital Coalition launched their Finance Sector Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol in Hong Kong

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  • Organic food: MEPs tighten EU rules to match consumer expectations04/20/2018

    Organic food: MEPs tighten EU rules to match consumer expectations

    New rules to ensure that only high-quality organic food is sold in the EU and to boost organic production were approved by the European Parliament on Thursday.

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  • New IUCN guide on biodiversity for sports community04/10/2018

    New IUCN guide on biodiversity for sports community

    A new guide aims to help sports organisations better understand how their activities impact nature and identify new opportunities to enhance biodiversity conservation.

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  • Call for contributions to the EU Pollinators Initiative04/10/2018

    Call for contributions to the EU Pollinators Initiative

    EU Business and Biodiversity Platform invites to share best business practice examples of actions that address the decline of pollinators

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