Anna Heslop is head of our wildlife team. She has worked at the RSPB, the Woodland Trust and the European Commission. She joined ClientEarth to work on our clean air case against the UK government and now focuses on defending wild places like Europe’s oldest forest, Bialowieza.
Today, we have jointly called on the European Commission to take legal action against 15 EU governments for failing in their legal duty to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises in the North East Atlantic from capture in fishing nets.
Environmental lawyers are calling for a ‘beyond coal’ policy as Hambach ruling sends RWE’s share price plummeting.
The Commission is urging Polish decision-makers to ensure proper safeguards are in place for protected forests, as recent changes to Polish laws have set off alarm bells for nature protection.