Environment

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


Structural investment funds (European Commission)

Sunday 15 October 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Data on the programmes supported by the European Structural Investment Funds and their implementation


Western Europeans more seduced than their Eastern neighbours by Volkswagen diesel “fix”  

Monday 05 March 2018 | Peter Teffer
| EUobserver
VoxEurop

Volkswagen Group is much more successful in convincing Dieselgate-affected consumers to have the illegal defeat device removed from their car in Western Europe than in Eastern Europe.


EU gives a week to countries to come up with clean air plans 

Tuesday 30 January 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

Nine member states face fines if they don’t take steps to comply with the emission reduction they promised.