Tag: habitat-destruction

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EIA responds to EU consultation on deforestation that has a record 1.2 million responses

For years EIA has been campaigning for strong action to prevent the trade in commodities from causing deforestation and now some big steps are being taken in Europe towards this goal. We have the chance to create a new “due diligence” law that will require companies to ensure their products have not been grown on recently deforested land.

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Challenges and choices: The Environment Agency and plastic pellet pollution

With the legal responsibility to protect the natural environment of England, The Environment Agency could be doing a lot more to tackle the second largest source of marine microplastic pollution – plastic pellets. Pellets are the raw material of the entire plastics industry and are melted and moulded into every plastic product in existence. These […]