While attaching an economic value to nature can be useful, decisions around nature preservation must still consider its “intrinsic value”, the European Environment Agency has ..
News 23 May 2019
After the unprecedented forest fires that reached as high as the Arctic Circle in 2018, the European Commission unveiled on Tuesday its first fleet of ..
News 21 May 2019
Only “transformative change” can prevent an unprecedented mass extinction driven by human activities on land and sea, according to an alarming new analysis by the ..
News 6 May 2019
- Climate,Waste & Resources
Europe needs to find a careful balance between the “smart use” of forest biomass while ensuring carbon sinks are enhanced, EU climate commissioner Miguel Arias ..
News 26 Apr 2019
The barriers to public participation in environmental policymaking are “numerous and growing”, the European Environmental Bureau has warned in a report published on Wednesday ..
News 25 Apr 2019
European agriculture ministers have handed the European Commission a mandate to develop a post-2020 EU forest strategy and to step up EU action against deforestation ..
News 16 Apr 2019
The EU should replace payments to farmers based on how much land they own with a system that rewards efforts to improve the environment, according ..
News 25 Mar 2019
The EU Commission's move on Wednesday to label palm oil-based biofuels as unsustainable was welcomed by environmentalists as a milestone in the fight against deforestation ..
News 13 Mar 2019
Campaigners have called on the EU executive to publish an overdue 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' ahead of this year's European elections ..
News 13 Feb 2019
A Bulgarian government plan to open up almost half the area of the UNESCO protected Pirin National Park to developers has been halted by a ..
News 17 Jan 2019
The EU executive should consider developing a legislative response to land degradation and desertification due to climate change, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) said ..
News 18 Dec 2018
- Climate,General Policy,Nature
The environmentalist party Miljöpartiet is set to lose 10 of its 25 seats in the Swedish parliament after barely scraping past the entry threshold with ..
News 10 Sep 2018
The Ukraine is the largest single supplier of illegally exported wood to the EU, exceeding the illegal exports of Latin America, Africa and South East ..
News 16 Jul 2018
Maintaining the protective function of European forests, while adapting them to climate change, will be a core challenge for the Austrian presidency when it reviews ..
News 11 Jul 2018