More than half of all rivers in England and Wales are polluted with wastewater, according to a report by environmental group WWF ..
News 18 Oct 2017
The European Commission has urged Spain to put an end to its “systemic breach” of EU rules by sealing and regenerating inert waste landfills ..
News 6 Oct 2017
The European Commission has announced a slew of measures targeting environmental impacts on the seas ..
News 5 Oct 2017
Upgrading large wastewater treatment plants to remove residues of medicinal drugs, pesticides and biocides could cost Europe €110 billion ..
News 27 Sep 2017
More than 190 scientists have urged European lawmakers to abandon an approach to EU forestry legislation that would 'threaten biodiversity, increase net CO2 and encourage ..
News 25 Sep 2017
The European Commission has requested the EU court to impose financial penalties on Poland if it does not comply with an order to halt logging ..
News 18 Sep 2017
UK farmers may not “feel able” to focus on environmental improvements after Brexit due to concerns on the future of their businesses, a report has ..
News 5 Sep 2017
The bloc will fail to halt biodiversity loss unless Brussels proposes concrete policies to plug financing gaps, according to MEPs and the European Economic and ..
News 31 Aug 2017
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
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
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