Researchers have found that exposure to the neonicotinoid pesticide thiamethoxam can prevent the creation of new bumblebee colonies, warning of a heightened risk of population ..
News 15 Aug 2017
The UK has been given until 2020 to remedy how costs in environmental court cases are managed under an international agreement ..
News 4 Aug 2017
Polish officials have dismissed as “politically motivated” an injunction from the EU court ordering an immediate halt to logging activity in the Białowieża forest pending ..
News 31 Jul 2017
The European Commission has taken the unusual step of asking the EU court to order an immediate halt to logging operations in Białowieża Forest pending ..
News 13 Jul 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted overwhelmingly on Thursday against an attempt to block a near-complete ban on the use of three bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides ..
News 22 Jun 2017
EU environment ministers meeting on Monday called for “substantial improvements” in the implementation of the EU’s nature laws as they rubberstamped a new plan to ..
News 20 Jun 2017
The Greens have taken legal action in a bid to force the European Food Safety Authority to release data relating to non-public studies of glyphosate ..
News 1 Jun 2017
The Greens and environmentalists welcomed on Tuesday a ruling by the EU court that a recently initialled EU-Singapore trade deal cannot be adopted without the ..
News 16 May 2017
A court ruling is set to force the European Commission to consider a European citizens’ initiative (ECI) urging it to pull the EU out of ..
News 10 May 2017
Environmentalists criticised on Thursday a European Commission action plan for implementing the nature laws for lacking any additional funding for environmental protection ..
News 27 Apr 2017
The European Commission is proposing to ban across the whole EU the use of three neonicotinoids that have been found to harm bees, limiting their ..
News 24 Mar 2017
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
Spain is in breach of the EU's Waste Framework Directive for failing to bring 61 landfill sites into line with environmental safety rules, the EU ..
News 15 Mar 2017
MEPs have called on the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils in biofuels driving deforestation “preferably by 2020” and to set its ..
News 9 Mar 2017
The European Commission is turning up the pressure on Poland after it ignored calls to cease logging operations in the protected Białowieża forest, EU environment ..
News 9 Mar 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
EU legislation should be revised to require member states to take on subsidiary liability for damage to the environment, an MEP has proposed ..
News 24 Feb 2017