More than a year after it came into law, the European Commission (EC) has published a scorecard accessing the progress of the 28 member states in implementing the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR). After many years of lobbying and discussion, the landmark EUTR came into legal effect on March 3, 2013
Oil companies are planning to search for oil near the Balearic islands which may pose a significant threat to marine animals by exposing them to potentially deadly levels of oil exploration noise. A delegation from OceanCare will visit Spain to directly negotiate with the Spanish Government to halt the industry plans.
International Bag Free Day is part of the Bag Free World initiative which is seeking to eliminate single-use plastic bags. As part of our work to tackle the issue of marine debris and its negative impacts on ocean environments, we are asking people not just to go plastic bag free for a day, but to do so for life
In May, EIA and fellow NGO The Black Fish presented a paper to the Scientific Committee meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) highlighting the threat of illegal drift netting to populations of whales, dolphins and porpoises whereupon this information will be relayed to European ministers
Today marks the start of Green Week in Europe – the biggest annual conference on European environment policy. EIA welcomes the focus this year on creating a circular economy, where almost nothing is wasted and reuse of resources becomes standard practice
The EU’s F-gas Regulation became law when it was published in the Official Journal of the EU, replacing an older version with several new and ambitious measures. The law, which controls the use of fluorinated greenhouse gases throughout the EU, will reduce emissions of F-gases by two-thirds of current levels by 2030