Water News & Publications
World Food Day: Overfishing puts both fish and fisheries at risk
With 800 million people depending on fish for both food and income, a sustainable blue economy must ...
High-level platform urges stronger implementation of SGDs in Europe
The European Commission's high level multi-stakeholder platform on the UN Sustainable Development ...
MEPs fight to curb plastic pollution but miss key opportunity on microplastics
The implementation of the single-use plastics directive and the concrete results it will achieve to ...
Fisheries Committee MEPs fail in legal obligations to fight overfishing
MEPs turn a blind eye to the legal obligation to achieve sustainable fisheries in EU seas by 2020
Could this be the beer of the future? 100 environmental groups launch European campaign to save the EU water law
Over 100 NGOs have launched a new campaign calling on the European Commission to defend the EU law ...
WWF calls on the EU to take urgent action to limit global warming to 1.5°C
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C ...
Environment Council to define global EU leadership on biodiversity and climate
On Tuesday (9 October), the Environment Council will meet to develop EU recommendation ahead of the ...
EBRD bans new oil, but fails to align its gas criteria with Paris Agreement
While WWF supports the strategy moving away from funding new oil projects, and its inclusion of ...
“Bring life back to Europe’s rivers and lakes”, WWF urges Member States ahead of critical water conference in Vienna
As EU Member States, the European Commission and other stakeholders gather in Vienna today, WWF ...
Bringing life back to Europe's waters: The EU water law in action
With Europe's waters in a dire state, it has never been more important for Member States to make ...