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    Biodiversity protection: an economic and health requirement

    Genes, species and ecosystem services are widely used by industry and businesses. Over half of global GDP, approximately 40,000 billion euros, is the result of biodiversity....
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    European biodiversity strategy for 2030

    Adopted by the European Commission in 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this strategy champions the need and urgency to reconnect with nature and biodiversity....
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    Passive advertising

    Administrations must respond to written requests for environmental information. The Law of 5 August 2006 lays down specific provisions concerning, among other...
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    Active advertising

    Using electronic tools (e.g. via websites), administrations must provide a certain amount of basic information that is essential for the public, for example: the texts of...
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    The federal government is committed to your environmental rights

    Protecting and improving the environment are everyone's business. Every citizen has the right to live in a healthy environment conducive to their health and well-being. This is...
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    Do you know your rights with regard to the environment?

    The section of the portal dedicated to environmental rights has been entirely updated. It provides the opportunity to get to know the Aarhus Convention which gives citizens...
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    Belgium's environmental report card

    On the 31st of  March at an event hosted by Belgium, the OECD presented its report on the country's environmental performance. The video and presentations are now available...
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    Biodiversity, a fundamental challenge

    Biodiversity refers to all varieties of life that can be found on Earth:  all living species (plants, fungi, micro-organisms, animals, including of course humans); their...
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    What triggers a control?

    The Federal Environmental Inspection intervenes in the event of: an inspection campaign, a RAPEX notification, an incident,  routine checks, concerted...
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    The Amsterdam Agreement against imported deforestation

    Along with the climate crisis, the issue of Biodiversity also represents a major challenge. In this regard, Belgium has decided to join the Amsterdam Declarations Partnership and...