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Title of the project

FACE & BirdLife joint statement on the EU’s “post 2010” Biodiversity policy

Description

Raise awareness of the livelihood of the UK failing on its target to halt the decline of biodiversity by 2010

FACE and BirdLife International released a statement calling upon EU Institutions, Member States and all stakeholders to intensify efforts for implementing the EU’s 2010 Biodiversity Action Plan.

Specifically called for better implementation of the Birds and Habitats Directives, a call for a comprehensive legislation on Invasive Alien Species, the need for reform of sectoral policies and strategies (e.g. agriculture and fisheries), etc.

FACE (representing Europe’s hunters) and was involved in forming and releasing the statement.

Location

Country AlbaniaAustriaBelgiumBosnia and HerzegovinaBulgariaCroatiaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkEstoniaFinlandFranceGermanyGreeceHungaryIcelandIrelandIsraelItalyLatviaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMaltaMontenegroNetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRomaniaRussiaSerbiaSlovakiaSloveniaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandThe Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaTurkeyUkraineUnited Kingdom
Level International

Starting date

2009

Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland, Wetland, Coastal, Island, Mountains, Suburban

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, Regional protected area, National protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban, Hunting reserve, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species, Protected species, Threatened species, Abundant species, Migratory species, Invasive Alien species
Species Type Birds, Mammals, Generalist predators, Large carnivores

Conservation action(s)

Management of habitats and wildlife (e.g. conservation and restoration activities), Policy work (e.g. positioning of hunting organisations, demonstrating conservation actions)

Partners

Leading partners FACE (http://www.face.eu/),BirdLife International (http://www.birdlife.org/)

Weblinks

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