Is Greece ready to give priority to nature?

On the occasion of today’s European Natura 2000 Day, Ioli Christopoulou asks how ready Greece is to achieve the new targets for the protection of nature included in the new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 announced yesterday.

The article was published in in Greek in HuffPost Greece on 21.05.2020 under the title “Is Greece ready to give priority to nature?”

Είναι έτοιμη η Ελλάδα να δώσει προτεραιότητα στη φύση;

Note: The project “Priority to nature” is implemented in the framework of the Active citizens fund program, with the Green Tank as implementing body. 

The Active citizens fund in Greece is supported through a € 12m grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway as part of the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021. The program aims to develop the sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector in Greece, and to strengthen its role in promoting and safeguarding democratic procedures, active citizenship and human rights. The Fund Operator for the Active citizens fund in Greece is Bodossaki Foundation in consortium with SolidarityNow.