In today’s session, the Government approved the proposal of Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, Minister of the Environment, for the creation of Nabala-Tuhala ecological reserve, which will combine several previously protected areas and ensure protection of the sensitive water regime.
After late-night talks in Brussels yesterday, the leaders of the European Union Member States agreed on the European Union maintaining its ambitious environmental objectives of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, increasing the share of renewable energy to 27% and increasing energ
In the coming weeks, replacement work of old and inefficient street lighting will start in seven Estonian cities thanks to a quota deal with Austria. A total of 11,250 lights, which are older than five years, will be replaced.
During the negotiations about fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2015, which ended in Luxembourg, an agreement was reached pursuant to which Estonia will have essentially bigger opportunities for the Baltic herring catch both at the open part of the Baltic Sea and in the Gulf of Riga.