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News for Nature Conservation

6 Jan 2013

World Wetlands Day, coordinated by the Ramsar Convention is a great opportunity to highlight the good work of hunters and their organisations’ contributions to conserving wetlands.

14 Dec 2012

50% of the Natura 2000 network are forests.

28 Sep 2012

The Danish Hunters´ Association held the second of two conferences on small game on 27-28 September. The conferences saw national and international experts presenting their professional knowledge and assessment of issues related to management of field game in modern agriculture, exploring the topic from both national and European perspectives with many partners involved.

26 Sep 2012

Under the initiative of the FACE Member SLRB (Union of Hunters and Anglers of Bulgaria) a symposium on Natura 2000 and Biodiversity was held at their headquarters in Sofia.

16 Aug 2012

FACE’s Secretary General Angus Middleton and Wildlife Policy Manager Cy Griffin will represent European hunters’ interests at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress (6-15 September).

They will be supporting the CIC’s global position and in particular following those Motions for Resolution concerned with sustainable use:

24 May 2012

In Europe, protected areas in the first half of the 20th century were predominantly strictly protected national parks, traditionally run by central governments and designated as set-asides for nature conservation due to their intrinsic values. They were generally managed in a technocratic way without regard to opinions by local communities.

21 May 2012

On 21 May, a special event was held prior to the Biodiversity and Nature Directors’ Meeting in Denmark to launch the EU celebrations marking 20 years of the Habitats Directive and nature protection. A series of events will take place throughout 2012, mainly focusing on the achievements of both LIFE and Natura 2000.

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