This briefing paper provides an overview of the current technical and scientific knowledge and additional research needs for the achievement of pesticides and fertiliser reduction objectives under the Green Deal.
25 results found for "invasive alien species" ordered by most recent first
This report provides input to the ongoing development of the EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy with a particular focus on the biodiversity and ecosystem objective.
IEEP has led the production of a new guidance document to support better implementation of the EU nature directives and Natura 2000. This document aims to answer frequently asked questions on how the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation can support the implementation of the EU Habitats and Birds Directives.
IEEP has co-authored the first EU Habitat Action Plan – for dry calcareous grasslands. The Habitat Action Plans aim to help drive forward the restoration of key habitats and species across the EU.
Leading up to IEEP's Think 2030 conference, experts express their views on Europe's most pressing sustainability issues in the Think 2030 blog series, Pathways to 2030.
The eighth edition of Pathways to 2030 features Gustavo Becerra, Erik Gerritsen and Marianne Kettunen, policy analysts for IEEP, who discuss lessons learnt from the EU current biodiversity policy framework and its challenges for the next decade.
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.
Gemma Darwin interviews IEEP’s principal policy analyst, Marianne Kettunen, to find out more about the highs and lows of a career in environmental policy.
The EU’s Regulation on invasive alien species outlines actions to deal with one of the world’s biggest threats to biodiversity, but are there still hurdles to overcome?
Sowing the seeds of optimism for Europe’s biggest environmental challenges. This article is based on an interview between IEEP Executive Director, Céline Charveriat, and Debating Europe – a citizen’s forum for European issues.
The interview can be viewed here.
IEEP assessed threats to Gough and Inaccessible Island World Heritage Site on behalf of the RSPB. The report brings together evidence that globally important seabird colonies and endemic species are under threat of extinction from invasive alien species, especially predatory house mice, and that the proposed mouse eradication programme should proceed as quickly as possible.
In 2016, we celebrate forty years since IEEP was established.
A range of examples exist around the world on innovative instruments that can finance, cover or recover the costs of policy action on invasive alien species. A review by IEEP and partners identifies a number of such examples and assesses their pros and cons.
The European Parliament and the Council have agreed on a final text for the EU regulation on invasive alien species (IAS). Given the difficulties in negotiating the deal, the final text can be considered as a reasonable compromise. When adopted, the regulation will provide a long-awaited framework for addressing IAS at EU level.
The European Commission has published the long-waited proposal for EU legislative action on invasive alien species (IAS).
The study provides an estimate the costs of biodiversity action in the EU with special consideration of opportunity costs.
After two years of work by over a hundred experts the Finnish Strategy on Invasive Alien Species (IAS) has been published. IEEP’s Marianne Kettunen played a central role in supporting the development of the Strategy.
This report sets out a suggested outline for key components of the future EU Strategy on Invasive Alien Species. It also provides an initial assessment of the possible scale of costs and benefits associated with EU policy action on IAS.
This assessment provides a picture of the different environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of invasive alien species (IAS) in Europe, constituting the first full assessment of all types ...
This assessment presents and analyses existing data on the costs and benefits of different policy measures and actions related to the prevention and control of invasive alien species (IAS). The report ...
Policy options to minimise the negative impacts of invasive alien species (IAS) on biodiversity in Europe and the EU
This assessment identifies policy measures available to minimise damage of invasive alien species (IAS) to European biodiversity in an efficient and cost-effective manner. It also provides preliminary ...