England will miss legally binding 2027 water quality targets, Environment Agency chief executive James Bevan told a House of Commons committee on Wednesday ..
News 23 Nov 2017
Environmental groups have condemned a decision by the EU and other fishing states to increase catch quotas for bluefin tuna while uncertainty remains over the ..
News 22 Nov 2017
Drinking water supply in many areas could be at risk within months unless the Spanish government imposes restrictions on agricultural irrigation during the current severe ..
News 22 Nov 2017
The S&D group in the European Parliament has called for forthcoming CAP reforms to drive a shift to sustainable farming to mitigate climate change and ..
News 16 Nov 2017
Campaigners have called on the EU to reject moves to increase the allowable catch of bluefin tuna which they say could threaten the recovery of ..
News 10 Nov 2017
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
More than half of all rivers in England and Wales are polluted with wastewater, according to a report by environmental group WWF ..
News 18 Oct 2017
The European Commission has urged Spain to put an end to its “systemic breach” of EU rules by sealing and regenerating inert waste landfills ..
News 6 Oct 2017
The European Commission has announced a slew of measures targeting environmental impacts on the seas ..
News 5 Oct 2017
Upgrading large wastewater treatment plants to remove residues of medicinal drugs, pesticides and biocides could cost Europe €110 billion ..
News 27 Sep 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
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