‘We’re killing ourselves’: EU aims to reverse rout of natural environment

A fifth of Europe’s land and sea in Europe should be subject to targeted action to restore degraded natural habitats by 2030 under a proposed EU Nature Restoration Law setting out legally binding targets for drained peatland, rivers, forests and other ecosystems.

by Robert Hodgson
EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevicius
Virginijus Sinkevicius: presented the keenly awaited legislative proposal on Wednesday (Photo by Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)

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