This guidance document provides key principles and best practices to mitigate the negative impacts of human activities on nature, and to achieve no net loss or, ideally, net gains in biodiversity and ecosystem services.
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- biodiversity conservation policies and legislation,
- climate change and biodiversity adaptation
Graham joined IEEP in February 2008. He has an MSc and Ph.D. in ecology and over 20 years professional experience in biodiversity conservation in Europe. He was responsible for developing BirdLife International’s European Habitat Conservation Programme and then moved into consultancy as the Technical Director of Ecoscope Applied Ecologists before taking up freelance consultancy. Consultancy projects have included scientific reviews, conservation strategy appraisals, as well as capacity building and training in biodiversity monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment. Graham's current interests focus on incorporating ecological science in policy development, particularly relating to land-use and climate change issues.
This IEEP-led study examines the EU policies and associated issues at EU level that play a role in driving or mitigating bioenergy impacts on biodiversity.
We look back at October’s tumultuous CAP and biodiversity week and reflect on its implications for the achievement of the European Green Deal’s biodiversity objectives and the fresh EU commitments for an ambitious new global deal for nature.
A scoping study prepared by IEEP and partners fed into an EEA briefing on the management effectiveness in the EU's Natura 2000 network of protected areas.
The EU's new biodiversity strategy is an ambitious, constructive and coherent strategy that delivers on the commitment from the EU and its Member States to protect the living world and implement national strategies and action plans to achieve it.