Environment

Mapping the distance from urban centres

Monday 23 April 2018 | VoxEurop

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.


The green challenge for European cities 

Tuesday 05 June 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Regulating CO2 emissions and creating liveable urban spaces is a challenge for the future of the EU.


Białowieza: destructive logging in Polish Primeval Forest   in depth

Thursday 19 April 2018 | BiQdata

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.


How transports might jeopardize decarbonation in Europe

Monday 23 April 2018 | VoxEurop

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.


International Trade in Natural Resources and Sustainability

Friday 09 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Resourcetrade.earth provides data about international trade in natural resources and the sustainability implications of such trade.


Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Friday 23 March 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

A rich and diverse set of data providing a broad perspective on changing living conditions in Europe and elsewhere


How Poland scarred Białowieza Primeval forest

Thursday 19 April 2018 | BiQdata

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.


Pedal power wins over European cities  in depth

Monday 16 April 2018 | Sergio Cebrián
| VoxEurop

Using bicycles as a regular form of transport is growing as bike sharing infrastructure is put in place and cycle lanes are built.


Birds - collateral victims of intensive agriculture 

Wednesday 11 April 2018 | Guillaume Duval
| Alternatives Economiques

The number and variety of bird species have dropped significantly over the last twenty years. The cause is a reduction of their food source due to the intensive use of pesticides in farming.


Danube water management (DanubeGIS)

Wednesday 15 November 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

The DanubeGIS platform provides access to data and maps related to water management for the whole Danube Basin, shared by 19 countries