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The top 15 most densely populated square kilometer in each European country.
The Balkan Peninsula faces a wave of thousands of hydroelectric projects that would block pristine, free-flowing rivers and cause major environmental damage altering the regional ecosystems.
This new global map developed by the Oxford University with the support of the JRC RoadLess Forest project shows how accessible cities are to people living around the world.
Regulating CO2 emissions and creating liveable urban spaces is a challenge for the future of the EU.
In 2017, the Polish government authorized the cutting of between 160,000 and 180,000 trees in the Białowieza Primeval Forest. A measure which the European Court of Justice considers an infringement of the EU’s Habitat Directive, requiring member states to take appropriate conservation measures for special areas.
Emissions have significantly decreased between 1990 and 2015 in the main carbon emitting sectors, electricity and heating. Meanwhile, transport saw an increase of 23 percent of its emissions.
Resourcetrade.earth provides data about international trade in natural resources and the sustainability implications of such trade.
A rich and diverse set of data providing a broad perspective on changing living conditions in Europe and elsewhere
If all trees felled in the Białowieza Forest in 2017 were loaded onto lined up lorries, it would create a convoy of vehicles stretching from London to Cambridge. A video by BiQData.
Using bicycles as a regular form of transport is growing as bike sharing infrastructure is put in place and cycle lanes are built.