The European Union has made a landmark commitment to environmental restoration with the provisional agreement of the Nature Restoration Law. This initiative mandates the restoration of 20% of the EU's land and sea ecosystems by 2030, addressing the fact that over 80% of habitats in Europe are currently in poor condition. Key measures include revitalizing drained peatlands, reversing pollinator decline, and restoring forest ecosystems. The EU aims to plant three billion additional trees and restore over 15,000 miles of rivers to a free-flowing state. This ambitious project symbolizes Europe's dedication to preserving and rejuvenating nature, striving for a balance between biodiversity, climate goals, and sustainable development.
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