Climate change and overcrowding keep European tourism sector on its toes

Climate change and overcrowding keep European tourism sector on its toes

As climate change heats up Europe’s south, tourism is slowly moving north. In line with the EU’s Tourism Agenda 2030, countries are striving to make their tourism sectors greener, more digital and more sustainable, with some even shifting their focus to promoting less traditional destinations. At the same time, others are finding ways to ease the burdens of overtourism in popular destinations.

Sustainable fisheries? An EU action plan causes an outcry in member states

Sustainable fisheries? An EU action plan causes an outcry in member states

The European Commission has recently presented an action plan for more sustainable fisheries. The aim is to ban fishing with bottom trawls in protected marine areas by 2030 at the latest. This caused strong opposition from some member states, which might lead to a watering down of the plan.