Environment

Bulgaria and its EU neighbours do not cope well with the repercussions of the Dieselgate 

Tuesday 03 September 2019 | Mila Cherneva
| Capital

Only half of Volkswagen Group's problematic cars in Bulgaria have received a software update, and now the country risks being flooded with low-quality polluting vehicles from Western Europe.


Droughts in Europe (Copernicus)

Tuesday 27 August 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The European Drought Observatory gathers and publishes data and maps on past, current and forecasted drought phenomena in Europe. 


The International Disaster Database

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The International Disaster Database provides data, trends and maps on natural and technological disasters to assist humanitarian action at both national and international levels


Marine protected areas (Protected Planet)

Monday 02 September 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The oceans occupy more than 70% of the Earth's surface and abound in extremely diverse ecosystems. The Protected Planet website covers more than 15,000 marine protected areas around the world.


Estimates of agricultural support

Tuesday 20 August 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

How are agricultural policies evolving in Europe?


Global Forest Resources Assessment 2015

Tuesday 20 August 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

How are the world's forests changing?


Europe is not doing enough to fight global deforestation 

Wednesday 04 September 2019 | Svetlana Mitrova
| Capital

Companies that use commodities such as timber, palm oil and soybeans should shift to sustainable production, as the world's forest capacity declines, a report by IDH argues.


Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC)

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

CMCC informs and facilitates the dialogue between scientists, decision makers and the general public to support decisions and actions for the society and environment, providing data and models on climate change.


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body created to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments on climate change, its implications and potential future risks.


The EU and Italy ban fishing in the most important protected habitats, but not without delay 

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Stefano Valentino
| VoxEurop

The EU obliges Mediterranean countries, Italy in particular, to ban fishing in three important fish reserves in the Strait of Sicily, as recommended by the FAO in 2016. The NGO Oceana is publishing the names of vessels suspected of ignoring the ban.