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Environment for Europeans

Nature and biodiversity

Biodiversity is the wide variety of animals, plants, their habitats and their genes, and it is vital to countless human activities. Much of Europe's biodiversity is protected by Natura 2000, a vast network of protected natural areas.

 

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In July, the European Commission stepped up its fight against ivory trafficking and elephant poaching, with new, tighter rules on the export of...

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Invasive alien species are a serious and growing problem across the European Union. They are a major cause of biodiversity loss, inflicting...

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After making his name as an international film star in the 1960s, Frenchman Jacques Perrin has dedicated much of his professional life over...