A long awaited EU ban on the use of lead shot for hunting in wetlands is set to come into force after MEPs voted down the main objection to the measure in a plenary vote on Wednesday.
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The European Commission must respect national governments’ right to decide their own forestry policies when drawing up its post-2020 forest strategy, member states agreed on Monday.
Public resistance to domestic mining is undermining efforts to reduce the EU’s dependence on imports of metals essential to the clean energy transition, an industry spokesman and German government official agreed on Monday.
The European Commission is facing a deluge of responses to its consultation on tackling the deforestation in supply chains. Robert Hodgson asks how it will cope.
The European Commission launched on Wednesday a public consultation on a Zero Pollution Action Plan for air, water and soil, intended to deliver one of the key promises of the European Green Deal.
The European Commission must act quickly against the “ruthless greed and large-scale corruption” driving the destruction of some of Europe’s last remaining primary forests in Romania, according to a cross-party group of MEPs.
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