On the 13 September 2022 the EU Parliament voted to agree on the EU Commission’s 2021 long awaited proposal for a new law that aims to stop commodities such as palm oil, beef, leather, soy, cocoa, coffee or wood produced through deforestation or human rights abuses being placed on the EU markets.
Today, the governments of Norway and Rwanda, with the support of 18 other countries, launched the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution - but what does this initiative mean for EIA’s campaign to secure an ambitious and comprehensive global plastics treaty?
Forty years ago tomorrow (23 July), contracting governments to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting at Brighton’s Metropole Hotel voted by 25 to seven for a global ban on commercial whaling, commonly known as ‘the moratorium’. This was one of the most important conservation and welfare decisions of the 20th century and is as important […]
The first phase of the latest conference of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD CoP15) ended with a renewed sense of optimism as 195 countries signed onto the Kunming Declaration with 17 commitments, acknowledging the need to reverse the world’s catastrophic loss of biodiversity