"The German cabinet has approved a draft law banning cultivation of crops with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), government sources told Reuters on Wednesday."
"UK water companies are urging the national trading standards body to help stamp out “misleading” labelling on disposable wet wipes that are marketed as flushable but clog up drains and litter oceans at huge environmental cost."
"At least two people died and six were severely injured on Monday in an explosion and fire at chemicals maker BASF's biggest production site in Germany, the company said."
"Trees believed to have been extinct in Britain have been discovered at the Queen’s official residence in Scotland."
"Spill 46 miles off Shetland is being monitored by air and said to be heading away from land and dispersing".
"President Vladimir Putin suspended a 16-year-old deal with the United States to dispose of weapons-grade plutonium on Monday, further calling into question the future of the beleaguered mixed oxide facility at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina."
"An oil platform in the North Sea has been shut down following a leak."
"Environment ministers from all 28 European Union states agreed on Friday to a fast-track, collective ratification of last year's U.N. Paris climate deal, the EU said."
"The Dutch parliament has voted for a 55% cut in CO2 emissions by 2030, which would require the closure of all the country’s coal-fired power plants."
"Norway is planning to cull more than two-thirds of its remaining wolves in a step that environmental groups say will be disastrous for the dwindling members of the species in the wild."