What’s next for biodiversity, globally and in Europe? Follow-up of the CBD COP14

On Wednesday 30th of January, Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP, Chair of the “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” hosted the event: What’s next for biodiversity, globally and in Europe?Follow-up of the CBD COP14   At CBD COP14 last November in Sharm …

Blue Carbon in EU Climate Policy

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP Chair of the “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” and Maria Spyraki MEP Cordially invite you to the event Blue Carbon in EU Climate Policy Tuesday 27 November 2018 09:00-10:30 European Parliament, Room ASP …

Healthier oceans and human beings: Sponges as “engine” of the deep sea

On Tuesday 6 November 2018, Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP, Chair of the “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” hosted the event: “Healthier oceans and human beings: Sponges as “engine” of the deep sea” in the European Parliament.   Sponge grounds are one …

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 …

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 litter …

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

                  On Tuesday 26 June, Ricardo Serrão Santos, vice-chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development”, hosted an event entitled “The landing obligation and discards’ survivability: How to assess and improve discards’ survival?”. The EU’s landing obligation …

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

On 21 June, Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP, Chair of the “Biodiversity& Ecosystem Services” Working Group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” gathered stakeholders and policy-makers to discuss on: “Infinity War or a just transition? Joining forces for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) climate change and biodiversity …

CBD Sustainable Ocean Initiative – Fostering dialogue for the sustainable use of fisheries resources

On 28 February, MEPs Ricardo Serrão Santos and Alain Cadec, Vice-Chairs of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” brought together the key partners of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) on the Global Dialogue between the Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFBs) and Regional Seas …