Clare-Based Conservation Group Admits Work To Be Done Regarding Nature Restoration Law Implementation

A Clare-based conservation group admits there’s much work to be done regarding the implementation of the Nature Restoration Law.

The heavily-debated legislation has finally been approved by the EU Environment Council this week after previously having been passed in the Dáil by 121 votes to nine.

The intention behind the law is to restore habitats and species across at least 20% of the EU’s land and sea areas by 2030, and ultimately all ecosystems in need of restoration by 2050.

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Marine Policy Officer of the Kilrush-based Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Dr Stephen Comerford, says at least from a marine respective, the devil will be in the detail.

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