The compelling reason why the financial sector must invest in boosting Earth’s biodiversity 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Ribhu Ranjan Barua‪, Project Lead, Biodiversity Finance Initiative, World Economic Forum The world is experiencing a catastrophic fall in biodiversity. Not only is this an environmental disaster, it can also lead to financial ruin; $44 trillion of economic value […]

Commission welcomes political support by Member States to improve the protection of bees

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. A clear majority of Member States have supported the Commission’s proposal for a protection goal of 10% today at the AGRIFISH Council, following a political discussion at the request of the European Commission. The 10% threshold supported by the Ministers will now be taken into account by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to […]

MEPs call for a reduction in pesticides to protect bees

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Further reducing use of pesticides, more funds for research and better monitoring are urgently needed to save the EU’s bees, says the Environment Committee. The Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a resolution highlighting weaknesses in the EU Pollinator Initiative […]