Campaign to protect Europe’s Nature Laws

The Scottish Wildlife Trust has joined a Europe-wide campaign to ensure that European laws protecting our wildlife and wild places are not weakened.

The European Commission is currently reviewing the laws covering habitats and bird life and the Defend Nature campaign has set up a website to allow people across Europe to submit their views

Earlier this year the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs Committee, of which I am a member, agreed to our work on EU priorities for the year ahead.  The review of the directives was identified as an area to monitor and the Committee will request updates from the Scottish Government when required.