Despite striving to reassure Green MEPs of his ecological credentials, the future of EU commissioner-designate for agriculture, Janusz Wojciechowski, hangs in the balance ..
News 2 Oct 2019
The EU commissioner-designate for environment, Virginijus Sinkevičius, should 'take a stand for Europe’s rapidly declining biodiversity', WWF has said ahead of a hearing at the ..
News 1 Oct 2019
Finland’s environment ministry is seeking regional partners in a plan to use gypsum to reduce fertiliser run-off from fields into the Baltic Sea by as ..
News 17 Sep 2019
European lawmakers must resist pressure from the fossil fuel, waste incineration and nuclear industries to water down draft EU criteria for green investments, over 50 ..
News 16 Sep 2019
The head of the European Parliament's fisheries committee has pledged to address the issue of widespread government failure to manage marine protected areas ..
News 11 Sep 2019
EU environment commissioner Karmenu Vella has called for 2020 to be a ‘Paris moment’ for global biodiversity protection and warned MEPs that Europe “cannot fail ..
News 4 Sep 2019
Biodiversity preservation and nature restoration should be integrated into decision-making across sectors by also considering ‘ecosystems services’, the European Commission said on Tuesday ..
News 3 Sep 2019
The Cold War-era border between western and eastern Europe should become a Unesco world heritage site for offering a green “lifeline” to rare and endangered ..
News 20 Aug 2019
The European Commission must step in to protect a site home to hundreds of rare plants and animals, environmentalists urge ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Campaigners have asked the European Commission to register an EU-wide petition for synthetic pesticides to be phased out by 2035 ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Several governments are on their way to court and others have been given final warnings over breaches to a raft of EU environmental legislation ..
News 25 Jul 2019