The diversity of plants and animals and their habitats must be preserved and species loss must be stopped. Through international and national measures as well as "biodiversity-friendly" behavior.

Species Protection

The total number of species reduces dramatically. 35 percent of Germany's native animal species are endangered, for plant species the figure is 26 percent. Find out what actions and "species-protecting" behavior can stop species decrease and preserve the diversity of plants and animals and their habitats.

"I firmly believe that environmental action leads to greater social justice and that the two are inextricably linked."

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Svenja Schulze Federal Environment Minister <b><i>&quot;I firmly believe that environmental action leads to greater social justice and that the two are inextricably linked.&quot;</i></b>

Latest on species protection

Hundshai
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Species Protection | 24.02.20

Measures for the conservation of migrating species

At the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention of Migratory Species (CMS), ten more migrating species were added to the list of species under international protection.
Measures for the conservation of migrating species
Schichten des tropischen Regenwaldes
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COP 25 | 11.12.19

Supporting efforts to reduce deforestation in Colombia

Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom will contribute up to 360 million US Dollar to help Colombia to reach its ambitious goals to reduce deforestation and to launch large-scale programmes in support of forest conservation.
Supporting efforts to reduce deforestation in Colombia
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Species Protection | 04.09.19

We can stop insect decline

At the proposal of Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze, the federal cabinet adopted the Action Programme for Insect Protection today. It is the most comprehensive package of measures for the protection of insects.
We can stop insect decline