Advancing towards Zero-Pollution: EU joins call for ambitious global agreement to end plastic pollution by 2040
The EU is today joining the “High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution”, confirming its commitment to aim high in the intergovernmental negotiations for a global agreement to end plastic pollution by 2040.
Today, the Commission has approved more than €380 million of funding for 168 new projects across Europe under the LIFE Programme for the environment and climate action.
Issue 589: Cities can effectively support bat populations when urban planners and conservationists create the right ecological conditions, concludes a new study from Germany.
Issue 589: The semi-enclosed Black Sea is fed by multiple European and Asian rivers which carry microplastic pollution.
Using blue-green infrastructure in cities increases regional habitat connectivity and benefits biodiversity
Issue 589: Global urbanisation is increasing and negatively impacting on the quality, connectivity and ecosystem functioning of natural spaces.
Issue 589: Can clothing be more sustainable? A new study identifies the top causes of garment failure and suggests possible solutions, informed by industry professionals.
The Commission has adopted a revised EU Action Plan to put an end to illegal wildlife trade, as announced in the Biodiversity Strategy for 2030.
Greener behaviour may be good for your health – but is this true for people from different cultures or socio-economic circumstances?
Issue 588: Pro-environmental behaviours (PEB), such as taking shorter showers or reducing household food waste, may be linked to personal wellbeing, or happiness.
Issue 588: Ultraviolet (UV) filters are an emerging pollutant used in industrial processes, cosmetics and toiletries.
Issue 588: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from freight transport is an important, but currently underdeveloped, emission-reduction measure.