A global maritime court has determined that greenhouse gases constitute marine pollution.  The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) said emissions from fossil fuels that are absorbed by the oceans count as marine pollution. What is the ITLOS advisory opinion and what did it say? Client Earth explained the background to the […]

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The European Commission is proposing the first-ever legislation that explicitly targets the restoration of Europe’s nature, to repair the 80% of European habitats that are in poor condition, and to bring back nature to all ecosystems, from forest and agricultural land to marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems. Under this proposal for a Nature Restoration Law, legally binding targets for nature […]

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  Click here to read the EU Environmental Implementation Review Country Report on the United Kingdom in full Click here to read the EU Environmental Implementation Review Country Report on 28 Member States in full The report on the UK is one of 28 country reports on Member States published as part of the European Commission’s Environmental Implementation Review (EIR), a […]

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