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Belgium joins countries calling on the European Commission to act on deforestation

Belgium joins countries calling on the European Commission to act on deforestation

Antwerp, 5/12/2018 – Belgium today presented an Initiative calling on the European Commission to “develop an ambitious action plan against deforestation and forest degradation before the end of the current mandate of the European Commission (mid 2019)”. It is the seventh European Union (EU) Member State to do…

1st European Rivers Summit

1st European Rivers Summit

From 27th to 29th of September 2018, the first European Rivers Days will take place in Sarajevo. The event will bring together river lovers and initiatives from all over Europe in order to exchange experience, develop ideas and to network. The summit will end with a public Balkan…

World-leading microbeads ban takes effect

World-leading microbeads ban takes effect

Today the government’s ban on microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products comes into effect. A ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads has come into force today – a landmark step in the introduction of one of the world’s toughest bans on these harmful pieces of…

Michael Gove tells MPs Britain will follow EU ban on bee-harming pesticides – Greenpeace reaction

Commenting on the reassurances given to MPs by Defra secretary Michael Gove today that UK government policy on…

EU Commission decides to take Poland to court for failing to protect Bialowieza forest

EU Commission decides to take Poland to court for failing to protect Bialowieza forest

WWF applauds today’s decision by the European Commission to take Poland to European Court of Justice because of…

Belgium bans glyphosate herbicide use for non- professionals

A wave of glyphosate bans are being introduced by member states in Europe while the issue of the…

Europe keeps burning more palm oil in its diesel cars and trucks

Europe keeps burning more palm oil in its diesel cars and trucks

The use of palm oil for biodiesel has been increasing in the EU – 3.35 Million tonnes of…

Canada and EU sign historic trade agreement during EU-Canada Summit

Canada and EU sign historic trade agreement during EU-Canada Summit

Canada is committed to deepening trade and investment links with new and traditional partners. Negotiating trade agreements, such…

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