The implementation of EU laws on waste management and air quality continue to pose problems for member states, the European Commission said on Monday ..
News 6 Feb 2017
EU nature laws have helped many areas of the continent reach the 2020 target for protected area connectivity, the European Commission’s research agency said on ..
News 2 Feb 2017
MEPs have threatened to block the adoption of new ‘greening’ obligations for farmers unless they are allowed to pick and choose among them ..
News 27 Jan 2017
EU countries will need to take urgent measures to secure environmentally-sound marine waters as their plans to date are incomplete or too late, the European ..
News 19 Jan 2017
Mires, bogs and grasslands are currently among the EU’s most threatened habitats while forests and heaths are faring comparatively better, according to a new analysis ..
News 17 Jan 2017
Development of a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay in the UK has been endorsed by an independent review ..
News 13 Jan 2017
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
The authorisation process for endocrine disrupting chemicals that are hazardous enough to be considered substances of very high concern does not need to be made ..
News 11 Jan 2017
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate,Nature,Brexit and the EU
A new law to protect the environment from being degraded after Brexit is needed, according to MPs on the UK government Environmental Audit Committee ..
News 4 Jan 2017
- Pollution,General Policy,Nature
Natural water purification across Europe is becoming “unsustainable” in many countries despite this process being worth an estimated €16 billion a year, a JRC study ..
News 4 Jan 2017
- Chemicals,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency has dismissed a request to annul orders for more tests on bactericide triclosan ..
News 3 Jan 2017
- Chemicals,Products,General Policy
An outline of the draft guidance for identifying endocrine disrupting chemicals has been published by the European Chemical Agency and the European Food Safety Authority ..
News 21 Dec 2016
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,Nature
Malta plans to strike quick deals on new energy efficiency legislation and progress on various pieces of climate legislation and the circular economy during the ..
News 20 Dec 2016
Marine Protected Areas now account for 3.6 million square kilometers, or more than 5%, of the world’s oceans, the UN Environment Programme has announced ..
News 15 Dec 2016
Leaked documents suggest that Poland is planning a major overhaul of its legal framework for nature protection, which NGOs have warned will be detrimental to ..
News 12 Dec 2016