Environment

Organic farming is on the march in Europe 

Wednesday 28 August 2019 | Céline Mouzon
| Alternatives Economiques

Rising demand, falling meat consumption: organic food is on a roll, and for good reason. An overview on production, distribution and consumption of organic goods in Europe, and on their environmental impact.


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.


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.


Ending overfishing in northern Europe: a fishy game  in depth

Monday 02 September 2019 | Stefano Valentino
| VoxEurop
MobileReporter

The North Sea is no exception to the overfishing spree across Europe. As discussions are ongoing between Norway and the EU, scientists issue their latest warning on collapsing cod stocks.


Most European bathing waters meet the highest standards but are still in danger 

Monday 12 August 2019 | Emanuela Barbiroglio
| VoxEurop

The latest European Environment Agency report confirms that bathing waters in Europe are of high quality, although pollution and climate change are threatening the results obtained over 50 years.


The average temperature in 11 Bulgarian cities has increased by more than 1°C since 2000  Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Rosen Bossev
| Capital

Since the beginning of the 21st century, the average temperature in eleven Bulgarian cities has increased by more than one degree compared to the average temperature throughout the 20th century.


EDJNet’s collaborative investigation into global warming in Europe

Thursday 20 December 2018 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

Europe keeps getting warmer, according to the first first collaborative investigation by EDJNet. The investigation involves the analysis of more than a century of meteorological data for 558 European cities.


European cities are becoming hotter. Portugal is at the bottom of the list   Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Rita Marques Costa
| Público

In Évora the temperature rose by almost one degree. Cities in Nordic countries, Eastern Europe and Southern Spain warmed the most.


How many hot days do your kids face compared to your childhood?  Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Antonio Hernández
Antonio Villarreal
Daniele Grasso
| El Confidencial

Climate change doesn’t only affect polar bears. The rise in temperatures affects academic performances and hospital admissions, and many Spanish cities suffer more than any others in Europe.


Where temperatures in Germany are rising the fastest  Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Marcel Pauly
| Spiegel Online

Global warming has reached Germany: everywhere the temperature is rising. We reveal which regions have recorded the strongest increases.