Time’s up for the planet! No development without biodiversity

On Wednesday 10 October 2018, Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP Chair of the “Biodiversity and Ecosystems Management” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” chaired the event: “Time’s up for the planet! No development without biodiversity”. Recent scientific evidence underlines the scale of the global biodiversity crisis and …

Science for Post 2020 Environmental Targets: Insights from Earth Observation of Protected Areas

On Thursday, 27 September 2018, Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP and Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP hosted the event entitled: “Science for Post 2020 Environmental Targets: Insights from Earth Observation of Protected Areas”. New generations of satellites and scientific developments are opening vast opportunities for monitoring and understanding nature and biodiversity. As we approach 2020 when …

At the frontline of climate change: Key changes in the Polar Regions that call for European action

On Wednesday 26 September 2018, Christel Schaldemose MEP, Chair of the “Polar Regions” Working Group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” hosted the event “At the frontline of climate change: Key changes in the Polar Regions that call for European action”.  In the Arctic and Antarctic, dramatic physical changes …

The effect of marine litter on fisheries & oceans

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP & Alain Cadec MEP Vice-Chairs of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” hosted the event ” The effect of marine litter on fisheries & oceans ” Wednesday 5 September 2018 18:00-20:00 European Parliament, Room ASP 3G2   The problem of marine …

This was the ‘European Week of Bees and Pollinators’ 2018

Bee Week 2018 was hosted from 26-28 June by MEP Michel Dantin, Chair of the “Apiculture & Bee Health” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development“, alongside MEPs Mairead McGuinness, Marijana Petir, Nathalie Griesbeck, Frederique Ries and Pavel Poc and co-organized with: The Biodiversity Network …

Which role for forests in the future Common Agricultural Policy?

Jytte Guteland MEP & Herbert Dorfmann MEP Co-Chairs of the “Sustainable Forest Management” Working Group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” Cordially invite you to the event Which role for forests in the future Common Agricultural Policy? Tuesday 10 July 2018 15:30-17:00 European Parliament, Room …

Infinity War or a just transition? Joining forces for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) climate change and biodiversity targets

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP, Chair of the “Biodiversity& Ecosystem Services” Working Group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” chaired on Thursday 21 June a debate on: “Infinity War or a just transition? Joining forces for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) climate change and biodiversity targets”. Worsening …

The landing obligation and discards’ survivability: How to assess and improve discards’ survival?

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP Vice-Chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Cordially invites you to the event The landing obligation and discards’ survivability: How to assess and improve discards’ survival? Tuesday 26 June 2018 14:00-15:30 European Parliament, Room ASP 1E3 REGISTER HERE The EU’s landing …

Fighting marine litter: The contribution of plastics which are biodegradable in the marine environment

Angélique Delahaye MEP & Ricardo Serrao Santos MEP Co-Chairs of the “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Cordially invite you to the event Fighting marine litter: The contributions of plastics which are biodegradable in the marine environment Thursday …

New Co-Chairs of the Working Group on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)

It is with pleasure to introduce our 2 new Co-Chairs of the Working Group on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)! Ms. Jytte Guteland (S&D) is an MEP from Sweden and Member of ENVI. While SFM is a key topic within Ms. Guteland’s agenda, she stated that “I look forward to contributing to …