17 July 2017

The Switch July 2017

The latest edition of the EEB’s Global Policies and Sustainability Unit’s monthly newsletter ‘The Switch’ is now available. This issue includes: Editorial: Future of Europe: Commission unimaginative, […]
13 July 2017

Deutscher Naturschutzring (DNR)

DEUTSCHER NATURSCHUTZRING (DNR) – Founded in 1950, the German League for Nature and Environment (Deutscher Naturschutzring – DNR) is the umbrella organisation of 87 organisations working in […]
13 July 2017

Commission to face EU Court over authorisation of lead chromate in paint

The European Commission is facing a second court challenge for allowing a Canadian company to sell two dangerous chemicals used for road markings and painting industrial […]
20 June 2017

European supermarkets need to use their market power to stop injustices in their supply chain

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) says that store brands of European supermarkets have built up decisive market power and that they need to use that power […]
20 June 2017

Over 250 Non-Government Organisations Launch Alternative Vision For Europe

The EEB stands for a more sustainable future. Today a diverse group of NGOs have come together to outline a new vision for the future of […]
22 May 2017

Agriculture and Sustainable Water Management in the EU: EEB & PAN Europe reaction

The Commission has produced a Staff Working Document on Water and Agriculture (SWD(2017)153 final) which it will present in the informal meeting of Agriculture Ministers in […]
19 May 2017

EU ratification propels global mercury treaty into force

Today the EU and seven of its member states (Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Romania, and Sweden) ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, thereby providing […]
22 March 2016

115 environmental, health, and social NGOs call for major review of EU food & farming policy

CAP needs root-and-branch change As the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) conference kicks off in Brussels today, 115 leading environmental, health, and social NGOs […]
8 February 2016

New figures uncover the hidden truth behind ‘green’ rural development funding

Analysis (1) carried out by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and BirdLife Europe has revealed a one billion euro (2) fall in the actual amount of […]
2 February 2016

European Parliament shows real ambition on nature protection

A huge majority of MEPs from all political groups has sent a strong message to the Commission and Council today by adopting a key report which calls […]
20 November 2015

Commission study’s ‘fit for purpose’ verdict on EU nature laws backed-up by new EEB report

Findings (1) from a team of experts hired by the European Commission as part of its ongoing review of EU nature laws (2) suggest the rules […]
11 November 2015

New research shows CAP greening will fail to make positive impact on Europe’s farms

Two new EEB-funded studies published today highlight the alarming state of nature on Europe’s arable land and show how an expected lack of ambition from Member […]