We’ve filed a complaint against the Portuguese government’s plans for a new airport on the country’s most important wetland. The area is on the path of hundreds of thousands of migratory wetland birds that congregate there for the winter on their journey between Northern Europe and Africa and is protected under numerous international treaties due to its importance for these protected species.
The Romanian government has repeatedly failed to meet its legal obligations to protect Europe’s last natural forests from logging. Together with EuroNatur and Agent Green, we filed a complaint against the country’s authorities to the European Commission.
EU Commission announces environmental legal action. ClientEarth lawyers react.
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.
Lawyers from ClientEarth have helped launch a High Court challenge to the UK government’s Brexit laws, over sweeping new powers that may weaken protection for seas and wildlife in the UK.