Environmental Policy News in the EU
“Bring life back to Europe’s rivers and lakes”, WWF urges Member States ahead of critical water conference in Vienna
As EU Member States, the European Commission and other stakeholders gather in Vienna today, WWF ...
Ministers shut green groups out of debate on EU’s ‘last chance’ farm policy
EU Agriculture Ministers will come together in Vienna next week to discuss the next reform of the ...
40 organisations call on Commissioners Vella and Malmström to uphold subsidies ban on new fishing vessels
40 environmental organisations call for the EC to uphold the current State Aid Guidelines to the ...
EU climate strategy consultation - what is it, and why does it matter?
The EU is currently preparing its long-term climate strategy, expected for November 2018.
Undervaluing ‘hidden’ benefits of rivers undermines economies and sustainable development, warns new report
As floods and droughts ravage communities and countries worldwide, a WWF report published today ...
Plans to open up Pirin World Heritage site for construction are illegal, Court rules
WWF and other NGOs in the For the Nature coalition have won a second court case against the ...
Removing tens of thousands of obsolete dams in Europe will bring life back to rivers, says new report
With only 40 percent of Europe’s waterways in good condition, a new study published today calls for ...
EU has little to report as UN meeting reviews progress on SDGs
The EU is relying on policy initiatives in particular areas. It needs to present an overarching SDG ...
MEPs call on EC to launch infringement procedure to save Pirin and Kresna Gorge
A critical situation in two areas protected under EU law in Bulgaria
Citizens jumping in rivers & lakes across 18 European countries to protect the future of our waters
Yesterday, thousands of people across Europe jumped into rivers, streams and lakes in more than 160 ...