Winners of EEA’s “REDISCOVER Nature”

A praying mantis in Cyprus, a huddle of butterflies resembling a flower, galloping Galician horses and an alpine sunset in Slovakia are the winners of this year’s European Environment Agency’s ‘REDISCOVER Nature’ photo competition announced today. The five winning photos were selected from a record entry of more than 2.800 …

Land Consolidation Is the Missing Link for Farmers in North Macedonia

Coming from a family with a long tradition in agriculture, Ljupco Angelovski, a young family farmer in the village of Egri, North Macedonia, wanted to modernise his farm when he took it over from his parents. His land, however, was fragmented into 15 tiny plots scattered in different locations. “Time …

Moving Towards Zero Pollution In Europe

What is pollution and how does it affect us and the environment? Europe is taking action to reduce pollution and, as part of the European Green Deal, the European Commission put forward a zero-pollution ambition for Europe. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report, published today, looks at the pollution …

Latest Evaluation Shows Europe’s Nature in Serious, Continuing Decline

A majority of EU wide protected species, such as the Saker Falcon and the Danube Salmon, and habitats from grasslands to dunes across Europe, face an uncertain future unless more is urgently done to reverse the situation, according to the EEA report “State of nature in the EU — Results …

35th International Scientific & Expert Meeting of Gas Professionals

Croatian Gas Association (CGA), a member of International Gas Union (IGU), invites you to the jubilee 35th International Scientific & Expert Meeting of Gas Professionals which will be held VIRTUALLY from 21 to 23 October 2020. Detailed conference program is available here. The access to the conference for invited media …

What Are the Biggest Risks to Business? New Data Shows Climate Concerns Are Rising

An overly simplistic view of global economics has fuelled climate denial and skepticism for decades. Some opponents of climate change mitigation policies argue that achieving any progress would require an impossible retrofitting of our economy and result in lower profits and fewer jobs. In reality, in many ways, climate action …

A Live Wire

The NordLink cable will directly connect the German and Norwegian energy markets for the first time. Electricity from wind and hydropower will be exchanged to ensure supply reliability, stable prices and a higher share of renewables in the energy mix. KfW Stories reports on the technologically unique project. At an elevation of …