In the run-up to the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, later this year, pressure is mounting on governments to take radical action to safeguard the environment.
Less well-known than the UN conference, are this year’s celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the Council of Europe’s pioneering environmental protection scheme – the European Diploma for Protected Areas.
Established in 1965, when few scientists voiced concerns about the environment, the diploma protects na...
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