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Cats must stay indoors to protect wildlife, says European law27th November 2019
Free-ranging domestic cats harm biodiversity by killing wild animals, disturbing them, transmitting diseases, and in other ways. Legal experts at Tilburg University analyzed the nature conservation legislation of the European Union in light of the growing scientific evidence on cats’ wildlife impacts.
Letter Trouwborst and others in Science: ‘EU Court: Science must justify future hunting’22nd November 2019
‘A greater awareness of the legal questions that require the help of scientists to answer could result in more policy-relevant research agendas and improved environmental decision-making.’ That is the conclusion of a recent letter by Arie Trouwborst and several international colleagues in Science magazine.
The Brabant Environmental Scan from Telos/GGDs awarded20th November 2019
Telos, Brabant Center for Sustainable Development at Tilburg University, and the joint Municipal Health Services of the province of Brabant (GGDs) have together won the ‘Aan-de-Slag-Trophy 2019’ with their Brabant Environmental Scan (Brabant Omgevingsscan BrOS). The trophy is awarded annually to an inspiring project that prepares for the Environment Act (Omgevingswet).
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