The Nature Outlook on the future of nature in Europe provides alternative perspectives for 2050 on the desired state of nature and actions for civil society, companies and government from local to EU level to achieve the desired state. The Nature Outlook will be input to an informal Ministers Conference, organised under the Dutch Presidency of the EU Council in the first half of 2016, and deliver innovative insights for EU nature and biodiversity policies. It can also be used in strategic discussions on adjacent policies, such as the Common Agricultural Policy. The study is being carried out by PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, an independent research institute in nature, environment and spatial planning.
In December 2014, PBL conducted a dialogue to define the perspectives for the Nature Outlook.More than 30 people participated in the dialogue, representing umbrella organisations in Europe in various sectors, including nature conservation…
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