Climate change will dramatically devalue farmland in southern Europe, EU agency reveals

By |september 4th, 2019|Climate Change, drought, European Environment Agency, Extreme weather events, Mediterranean, News, Southern Europe, sustainable agriculture|

According to the EU Environment Agency, climate change could turn the entire EU agribusiness upside down, as crop productivity in the Mediterranean countries is expected to drop while northern and western regions may experience more suitable conditions...

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Fertiliser regulation: German ministers warn farmers will have to make extensive efforts

By |avgust 29th, 2019|agriculture, environment, European Commission, European Environment Agency, German Environment Agency, Germany, groundwater, Julia Klöckner, Karmenu Vella, News, nitrate levels, Svenja Schulze|

The European Commission and German agricultural and environmental ministers met in Brussels on Wednesday (28 August) to discuss the country's fertilisation regulation. It was concluded that although Germany is on the right track, it should seriously sp...

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Mercury in the water: 40% of Europe’s lakes and rivers contaminated

By |september 21st, 2018|European Environment Agency, mercury, Minamata Convention, News, Pollution|

40% of the EU’s surface water bodies are contaminated with levels of mercury, endangering birds and marine mammals. An article by our partner, the Journal de l’Environnement.

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Time for EU member states to protect lakes and rivers

By |julij 3rd, 2018|European Environment Agency, News, Water Framework Directive, water policy, water pollution|

The latest science shows that Europe’s freshwater bodies are in a dreadful ecological state. Governments must finally take responsibility and undertake serious efforts to comply with EU legislation, urges Andreas Baumüller.

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