EU countries are sidestepping an EU ban on bee-harming neonicotinoids, green groups claimed this week, as chemical companies appear in the EU court seeking an ..
News 16 Feb 2017
Two-thirds of UN natural heritage sites are under increased threat from human activities, while the situation in Europe has improved, a new study co-authored by ..
News 14 Feb 2017
The European Commission has told MEPs rejecting its proposal to fully ban pesticides across ecological focus areas that it will provide member states guidance on ..
News 14 Feb 2017
Europe is losing biodiversity at an “alarming rate” due to national failures to fully implement EU nature protection rules, environmental organisation WWF has warned ..
News 9 Feb 2017
Environmental group WWF has asked the European Commission to investigate whether authorisation given to a Spanish uranium mining project threatens endangered species in a protected ..
News 7 Feb 2017
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
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
- 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