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EU Needs Human & Nature Friendly Farming

From farm to forkWhat WWF will be looking out for in the EU Biodiversity and Farm to Fork Strategies:
“On 20 May, the European Commission will publish the 2030 EU Biodiversity Strategy and the Farm to Fork Strategy. These two strategies are key components of the European Green Deal, and will set out the main features of the EU’s […]

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Pollinators – Sting in the Tail or Not?

Body parts of BumblebeeHere’s the answer to the quest.
 

A female Tree Bumblebee has a stinger in the tail.

Learn more about buzzing bumblebees & other pollinators
A Sting in the Tale – a book by Dave Goulson. This excellent book has been translated into many languages. Here’s a Finnish version: “Kimalaisen kyydissä“.
Dave Goulson’s Youtube Channel:

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EU water law – fit for purpose but threatened by industry lobby!

Water framework directive is in dangerWWF expects member states to take a strong stand in support of maintaining the Water Framework Directive in its current form at the Meeting of the Environment Council on 5 March.
Stand up to industry, stand by the science: What WWF will be looking for during the 5 March Meeting of the Environment Council
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New evidence came […]

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Wetland is a water bank

Wetland is a water bankWetlands help to cope with floodings and other extreme weather events.
World Wetlands Day: 2th February 2017.
More info & material in English, Spanish and French.
Cartoon in Spanish:Cartoon in French:Cartoon in Arabic:Cartoon in Greek:

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Wetlands offer ecosystem services

Liminka - Ramsar wetlandsWetlands are not wastelands. Happy World Wetland Day 2015!
The cartoon was made for Liminka Bay Ramsar Area exhibition.
Cartoon in Spanish –  La caricatura en español:
 

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