EU biodiversity strategy for 2030

 

SUMMARY OF:

Communication — EU biodiversity strategy for 2030 on bringing nature back into our lives

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE STRATEGY?

KEY POINTS

To put biodiversity on the path to recovery, the strategy sets out a number of targets and commitments to achieve by 2030 at the latest, in the following four main areas.

BACKGROUND

KEY TERMS

Biodiversity: the variety of life on Earth including genes, species and ecosystems.
Primary forest: a forest that has never been logged and has developed following natural disturbances and under natural processes, regardless of its age.
Old-growth forest: a section of forest that has developed structures and species normally associated with old primary forest of that type.
By-catch: unwanted fish and marine species caught unintentionally.

MAIN DOCUMENT

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions — EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 — Bringing nature back into our lives (COM(2020) 380 final, 20.5.2020)

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Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the European Council, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions — The European Green Deal (COM(2019) 640 final, 11.12.2019)

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions — Our life insurance, our natural capital: an EU biodiversity strategy to 2020 (COM(2011) 244 final, 3.5.2011)

last update 14.09.2020