The campaign group WWF warned that a lack of political will, rather than a lack of EU legislation, is jeopardising Europe's rivers, as government and ..
News 20 Sep 2018
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
Freshwater and marine ecosystems in Europe face increasing pressure from human activity, the EEA says in a new report that comes as the EU reviews ..
News 3 Sep 2018
Plant strains whose genone has been tweaked using advanced laboratory techniques are GMOs and should be subject to strict control before marketing or release into ..
News 25 Jul 2018
The density of dams, weirs and locks on Europe's rivers is far higher than previously thought, posing a grave threat to river ecosystems, according to ..
News 20 Jul 2018
The EU Court of Justice rejected on Thursday a call by Poland to scrap legislation designed to increase the cost to industry of emitting greenhouse ..
News 21 Jun 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
The European Commission and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have adopted a new roadmap on joint marine conservation work ..
News 21 Jun 2018
Bathing waters met EU quality standards at almost all bathing sites across Europe last year, according to a report published on Tuesday by the European ..
News 29 May 2018
Pesticides were found in two thirds of the Italian surface water samples investigated by ISPRA, Italy’s environment agency ..
News 11 May 2018
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Ministers of the Baltic coastal states and the EU have said they are unlikely to restore the environmental and conservation status of the sea by ..
News 7 Mar 2018
- Nature,Infringements Dashboard
The European Commission is referring Portugal to the EU Court of Justice over failures to implement conservation measures required under the habitats directive ..
News 26 Jan 2018
The French government could demand faster action from the European Commission on the process of eliminating dangerous pesticides from the market ..
News 24 Jan 2018
Government delegates have endorsed a revised set of criteria for identifying endocrine disruptors in pesticides but shelved a vote on an EC proposal to ban ..
News 13 Dec 2017
The European Commission rejected on Tuesday a demand in a citizens' petition for a total ban on glyphosate use in Europe but agreed to address ..
News 12 Dec 2017