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Healthy rivers crucial for tackling climate change - campaigners
EU member states must do more to improve the quality of their freshwater bodies if they are to deal with the worsening effects of climate ..
15 Jul 2019
EU detergents rules have 'positive impact' on environment
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
10 Jul 2019
Austria set to be first EU country to ban all uses of weedkiller glyphosate
2 Jul 2019
Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict
19 Jun 2019
Europol seizes over 550 tonnes of illegal pesticides
18 Jun 2019
Ministers to press EU executive for overdue ‘non-toxic environment’ plan
Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
11 Jun 2019
Death of the Nile - The lifeblood of Egypt is running dry
3 Jun 2019
Berlin calls for ‘vigorous’ application of existing EU water pollution limits
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
22 May 2019
European Commission launches Blue Economy Report at European Maritime Day in Lisbon
16 May 2019
Campaigners denounce 'industry move' to reverse clean water limits
Environmental groups have accused industry groups of lobbying to reverse aspects of the EU’s Water Framework Directive ..
16 May 2019
Civil society ‘squeezed out’ of policymaking
The barriers to public participation in environmental policymaking are “numerous and growing”, the European Environmental Bureau has warned in a report published on Wednesday ..
25 Apr 2019
Campaigners celebrate food safety transparency reforms
A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
17 Apr 2019
Glaciers in European Alps Could Lose Nearly All Their Ice by 2100
11 Apr 2019
Chlorothalonil ban a ‘hammer blow’ to EU farmers
An upcoming EU ban on one of the world’s most widely used fungicides has been condemned by farmers’ groups, but broadly welcomed by environmentalists ..
2 Apr 2019
Sweden to miss 2020 deadline for non-toxic environment
The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) says that the country’s goal of a non-toxic environment will not be achievable under existing policy and plans ..
1 Apr 2019
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