The EU has launched a strategy to tackle plastic waste, including a commitment to ensure all plastic packaging is recyclable by 2030. But more drastic action is needed to curb the overall production of plastics in Europe. Read the full EU Plastics Strategy here.
New fishing rules debated today in the European Parliament would be disastrous for fishing in the EU, because their lack of targets undermine efforts to make fisheries sustainable.
The vaquita is a rare species of porpoise. Once 700 strong, there are only 30 left and they will soon be extinct.
Overfishing remains a serious threat to European seas and to industry, as EU ministers once again set many quotas with little regard for science or the law.
ClientEarth has filed an appeal to the Finnish authorities, asking them to deny Gazprom the permits they need to start constructing gas pipeline Nord Stream 2.