# environment

A student from Mount Saint Mary's College holds a plastic bag of glass eels caught in the Quassaick Creek in Newburgh, New York on May 1, 2013 as part of a project by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to monitor eel populations. Photo: Stan Honda / AFP
A student from Mount Saint Mary's Colleg […]

Eel trafficking in the EU, the world’s ‘biggest wildlife crime’

Billions of euros worth of critically endangered eels are trafficked each year from Europe, ending up in China and Japan in what is "the largest wildlife crime on Earth," campaigners say.
Deregistered vehicles, largely diesel cars, at a car recycling plant in Stuttgart, Germany, 01 March 2018. Politicians and economists are now discussing possible consequences after the verdict in Leipzig ruled in favour of a diesel car ban in order to create cleaner air. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa
Deregistered vehicles, largely diesel ca […]

Air pollution main environmental health hazard in Europe

Around 422,000 premature deaths in 41 European countries were linked to air pollution in 2015.