Category Archives: Politics

Brexit: Johnson wants to skip Water Framework Directive

Johnson on Juncker agreed on 17 October to postpone Brexit to 31 January 2020. Photo: Lejeune Xavier

With elections coming up on 12 December British voters are orientating on different deals to leave the EU. For the water environment the latest proposal of prime minister Johnson can have...

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Europe bans single-use plastics to reduce marine litter

Single use plastics often end up in the sea, causing a threat to nature. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The European Council has agreed to tackle marine litter coming from 10 single-use plastic products, abandoned fishing gear and oxo-degradable plastics. The leaders of the European Member States...

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