Leave the dead (trees) alone? Revisiting the ongoing controversy over the Białowieża forest

In March 2021, the Polish government announced an update of the logging quotas contained in the management plan for the Białowieża forest. It is already possible to see how the new quotas might run afoul of the complaints raised by the European Commission and endorsed by the Court of Justice of the EU in its 2018 ruling against Poland.

European Environment Agency’s New Report Highlights Ongoing Challenges for EU Nature Legislation

Cover Photo Credits: Sperlingskauz (Glaucidium passerinum) im Nieselregen, Elsenborn, Ostbelgien. Frank Vassen 2015. On 19 October, the European Environment Agency released a new report on the State of Nature in the EU, which contains its latest assessment of the conservation status of the Union’s species and habitats. The Report paints a bleak picture of theContinue reading “European Environment Agency’s New Report Highlights Ongoing Challenges for EU Nature Legislation”