15 February 2019

Over 1.7 million people have supported a campaign to make farming more nature-friendly in the Southern German state of Bavaria.

18% of the eligible citizens of Bavaria have signed a mass petition demanding bee-friendly farming – the biggest petition in the history of the Bavarian state - although the support of only 10% of the population is needed for such a petition to be legally recognised by the state government.

Germany
13 February 2019

Europe’s nature remains in dramatic decline - facing a barrage of illegal threats even to protected sites and wildlife - meaning the EU is on track to miss its own 2020 target to stop nature loss.

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