The UK’s replacement for the Common Agricultural Policy should make sure that public money is invested in public goods, to work for farming and wildlife. Biodiversity and natural flood management should be priorities for funding in the future.
Europe’s oldest forest is facing a renewed threat, after the Polish government confirmed it will continue with illegal plans to massively increase logging.
A persistent failure to carry out evaluations to protect nature sites across Europe – required by EU law – has been found in new analysis.
EU countries are ignoring the ban on bee-harming pesticides and continuing to use them across Europe. The Commission has the power to curb this alarming trend, but is doing nothing to stop it.
Maintaining existing standards of environmental protection through the Great Repeal Bill will be an immensely difficult task.
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