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Young people on a balcony / CC0 devin-avery
Young people on a balcony / CC0 devin-avery
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Mental health is wealth - so why do Europe’s youth have neither?

Youth mental health has rapidly decreased in recent years. Our three green interns explain why and what we can do about it. Read here.
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Woman holding a sign during a Ukraine protest / CC0 markus-spiske
Woman holding a sign during a Ukraine protest / CC0 markus-spiske
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"Missiles were flying right over my head" - a young woman's story of living in the war in Ukraine

An opinion by Olena Prokopchuk. This is the story of Olena Prokopchuk. She fled from Kyiv to Lviv at the start of the war in Ukraine. She writes about her hopes for peace and the reality of living a life she didn’t choose. She still lives in Ukraine.
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Two people hugging / CC0 duncan-shaffer
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Only yes means yes! A new EU law on gender-based violence brings us closer to a feminist Europe

Terry Reintke
Opinion by Terry Reintke
This is a defining moment for equality in Europe. For the first time ever, there is a draft EU law to combat gender-based violence (GBV).
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GreensEFA
slow fashion is the new black image
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An EU fashion revolution? Why we need to make the fast fashion industry go circular

Alice Bah Kuhnke Anna Cavazzini
Opinion by Alice Bah Kuhnke & Anna Cavazzini
Fast fashion exploits cheap labour and our natural resources. Read here what we can do to make the fashion industry part of the circular economy.
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Traffic light sign underwater CCO kelly-sikkema
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Understanding the latest IPCC report: How will the climate crisis affect you?

It went unnoticed, but the facts in the latest IPCC climate change report are chilling and can't be ignored. It’s time to face them together.
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Wheat field in Ukraine / CC0 diana-vyshniakova
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Putin’s war puts global food security at risk. Why abandoning the Green Deal is not the solution.

Benoît Biteau Martin Häusling Sarah Wiener
Opinion by Benoît Biteau & Martin Häusling & Sarah Wiener
Ukraine’s food shortages require urgent humanitarian action. Efforts to derail the EU’s ambition on sustainable food will reduce yields and make us more vulnerable in the future.
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Join us on March 25th for the Global Climate Strike in a city near you!

There are moments in history when acting is more important than anything else. This is one of these moments. Join the Global Climate March!
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CC0 Maksym Diachenko
Sunset over the Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine
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A law to heal our forests: why we need to restore nature now

Ville Niinistö Jutta Paulus
Opinion by Ville Niinistö & Jutta Paulus
The European Commission proposed a new EU Nature Restoration Law to protect nature and ecosystems. But the new law is under attack. Read why here.
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Erik Marquardt
ukraine poland refugees
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Letters from Lviv, Ukraine - MEP Erik Marquardt visits the Polish-Ukrainian border

Erik Marquardt
Opinion by Erik Marquardt
Almost three million people have fled the Ukraine to seek safety in the EU. Read about MEP Erik Marquardt’s visit to the border between Ukraine and Poland.
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Solidarity with the people in Ukraine - what we can do now to help

Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine is an unprecedented attack against a European country. Against a democracy. Against peace in Europe. Now is the time to show our support and solidarity to the people in and fleeing from Ukraine. There are many things you can do to help the people in the Ukraine