Opponents of neonicotinoid pesticides, linked to the devastation of bee colonies, received support from an unexpected quarter on Thursday when the UK environment minister said ..
News 9 Nov 2017
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The EU should act against “underhand” lobbying tactics as monopolisation of the global agrifood industry threatens the environment and biodiversity, NGOs have warned ..
News 31 Oct 2017
The European Commission has announced a slew of measures targeting environmental impacts on the seas ..
News 5 Oct 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
The consumption of ozone-depleting chemicals in Europe fell by 13% in 2016 compared to the previous year, the European Environment Agency said on Thursday ..
News 14 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 begun an evaluation of the effectiveness of the EU law on substances that deplete the ozone layer, the ODS Regulation, which ..
News 17 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