Europe’s oldest forest is facing a renewed threat, after the Polish government confirmed that it will continue with illegal plans to massively increase logging in the World Heritage site.
In this Q+A ClientEarth explain what the government’s 25 Year Plan for the environment is, how the plan relates to Brexit, and how it can best protect nature in the UK.
Proposed plans to protect vulnerable marine areas off the coast of Kent fall short and would set a bad precedent for the waters around the UK.
Law is the foundation of the integrity and effectiveness of the European Union, so fines for breaking it are set high enough to stop other states being tempted to try their luck. Penalties can go up to several million euros. Let’s see how it works in practice.
The European Commission today announced it is taking the UK to court for failing to protect harbour porpoises.
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