BirdLife Europe

The EU has to fight for our nature and the rule of law

In the face of efforts by member states to destroy protected habitats and ignore EU nature laws, the EU must stand up for the rule of law and say enough is enough, writes Ariel Brunner.
Climate change 29-09-2016

A call on Vice-President Timmermans to free the Nature Directives

If the Commission wants to change its image as a shadowy lobbyist’s paradise, approving the Birds and Habitats Directives would show that the EU executive is in touch with its citizens, not in the pocket of powerful corporations, writes Ariel Brunner.
Climate change 20-11-2015

Commission ‘barking up the wrong tree’ on nature law review

The European Commission should focus its efforts on ensuring the Birds and Habitats Directives are correctly implemented, not waste time reshuffling legislation that is already fit for purpose, writes Ariel Brunner.

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