Europe’s Rich and Threatened Forest Biodiversity
This photo story reveals the beauty of European forest biodiversity and why it is so important for EU climate goals.
Photographs by Karl Adami.
Repairing nature now, not tomorrow
The European Climate Law proposed by the European Commission outlines the path European Union (EU) Member States must follow to achieve carbon neutrality. Responding to the proposal, lead rapporteur in the European Parliament, Jytte Guteland, has put forward ambitious targets for emissions reductions, but the strategy to absorb emissions remains shaky.
Communiqués de presse
Biodiversity strategy: the European Commission lays the path for a greener future in the wake of COVID-19
The launch today of the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy could be a landmark moment for European forests. As well as headline targets to protect land and sea areas, the Strategy foresees binding restoration targets and measures in 2021,...
Sweden: taking forestry back to the future
Sweden’s old growth and natural forests have been decimated in favour of monoculture plantations. But a new project might be the catalyst for revitalising the country’s forests, says Eva-Lotta Hultén.
Le pacte vert pour l’Europe doit appuyer les pays partenaires dans leur sortie de la crise du COVID-19
Fern et 15 autre ONG œuvrant pour le climat, l’environnement, les droits humains et le développement durable ont publié une déclaration sur la réponse mondiale de l’UE à la crise du COVID-19.
La déclaration salue l’initiative de...
EU Forests of Hope
How community restoration and management of forests can help meet climate goals
Foire aux questions
What is bioenergy?
Bioenergy is gas or electricity that comes from renewable sources, such as plant matter or animal waste.
This is known as biomass.
Biomass contains energy stored from the sun. This energy is absorbed during the photosynthesis...
Von der Leyen’s first 100 days: Are our forests and the climate in good hands?
Fern’s Campaigns Coordinator Hannah Mowat examines whether the European Commission’s new President is on course to fulfil her promises.
EU budget hits a wall, but the climate and biodiversity emergency cannot wait!
EU leaders’ failure to agree an EU budget puts environmental action at risk. The EU should back their pledges with financial capacity.