October 02nd 2022

Oct 02nd 2022

The State of Nature in the EU_brochure


“The European Commission is threatening to take Ireland to the European Court of Justice if it fails to stop illegal peat extraction in protected areas.
The Commission today called on Ireland to take action to stop the ongoing cutting of peat in areas designated to conserve raised bogs
and blanket bogs under the EU Habitats Directive.
The Commission says peat cutting activities in these areas are still ongoing and enforcement action by the Irish authorities “appears to have stalled”

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