On Wednesday 15th of November the European Parliament is expected to adopt a resolution on an EU Action Plan for nature, people and the economy. The Action Plan, intended to boost the implementation of the EU’s Birds and Habitats Directives, was presented by the European Commission in April this year following an in-depth fitness check.
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- marine conservation,
- fisheries policy,
- sustainable production and consumption
Mia joined IEEP in April 2015. Her work has recently included leading a comprehensive report on economic benefits of marine protected areas for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission, co-authoring a study for DG Environment on bridging the investment gap of the EU water acquis and reviewing Member State implementation of EU policy on Green Infrastructure and No Net Loss, also for DG Environment.
Mia is part of the IEEP Industry, Waste and Water research team as well as the Biodiversity team. She is particularly interested in the management of natural resources and the pursuit of a more circular economic system, in environmental mainstreaming of sectoral policies and in nature conservation.
Mia is also leading the development of IEEP’s visual profile and website and produces graphical output for IEEP projects and for the Institute.
A new IEEP study has developed policy options to enhance the ambition of extended producer responsibility (EPR) schemes for plastic packaging. The study explores the potential of more advanced eco-modulation of fees for plastic packaging, to better take into account its environmental impacts.
A joint Ecologic, IEEP and Milieu study for DG Environment assesses the current status of EU policies and their ability to protect and improve soil status, the opportunities offered by national and regional policy action and additional policy needs.
The IEEP response to the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee’s inquiry about the future of fisheries following the vote by the UK to leave the European Union.
The European Natura 2000 network provides job opportunities in sectors ranging from conservation and restoration, agriculture, forestry, fisheries to tourism, recreation, and health.