The Habitats Directive protects a large variety of the UK’s plant and animal species, including rare and vulnerable animals such as otters, bats and dormice, and habitats from heathlands to sand dunes to rocky caves.
The European Commission has stated that the revision of the Public Procurement Directive aims to clarify how the purchasing power of Europe’s public bodies can contribute to sustainable development and environmental protection.
On Monday, fisheries ministers from each of the EU countries will be gathering at their monthly meeting, this time to discuss discards and the common fisheries policy (CFP).
Most of you will have caught wind of the recent Heartland Institute scandal, in which a prominent scientist and climate activist, Dr. Peter Gleick, leaked the climate sceptical group’s confidential strategy documents.
The European Commission has now publicised the delegated regulation that it adopted on 23 February, which sets out rules according to which monitoring organisations will be recognised under the Timber Regulation.
Reducing air pollution can save lives and save the Arctic. That was the message I gave to a parliamentary committee yesterday.
Last month, there was major changeup in the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).
The EU Timber Regulation is designed to address the problem of illegal logging from a ‘demand-side’ perspective by restricting its access to the EU market.
The House of Commons’ Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has published a report today on EU proposals for reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).
A scientific report released this week by the European Commission demonstrates that there is growing evidence “gender bending” chemicals are contributing to a variety of adverse effects.