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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
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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
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Spot the tax haven? Avoiding the blacklist is a game for zero tax countries

Kira Peter-Hansen Ernest Urtasun
Opinion by Kira Peter-Hansen & Ernest Urtasun
The EU’s latest ‘blacklist’ for tax havens has just been released, but some of the biggest names are not on the list. Greens/EFA MEPs Kira Peter-Hansen and Ernest Urtasun say it's time for the EU to take its own blacklist seriously and stop treating tax avoidance like a game.
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Black and white track lanes
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‘Sportswashing’ – Why the Beijing Winter Olympics pose a threat to human rights

Patrick Breyer Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield
Opinion by Patrick Breyer & Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield
Are mass-scale sports events being used to normalise the use of surveillance technologies in our cities? Biometric mass surveillance, like high-tech facial recognition, is on the rise - but what is the cost to our human rights?
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Container ship
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European businesses have concerns about the EU-Mercosur deal: new YouGov poll shows

Anna Cavazzini Yannick Jadot
Opinion by Anna Cavazzini & Yannick Jadot
A new YouGov poll, published today, has captured the opinion of business leaders on the EU-Mercosur Trade deal.
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Who (really) owns your city? How corporate landlords are using homes to make money

Ernest Urtasun Kim Van Sparrentak
Opinion by Ernest Urtasun & Kim Van Sparrentak
Greens/EFA MEPs, Kim van Sparrentak and Ernest Urtasun, throw open the doors on Europe’s housing crisis and find out who’s really in control of our homes.
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CC0 martin-krchnacek
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A greener Europe and better healthcare - recommendations from the Conference on the Future of Europe

Eleonora Evi Michèle Rivasi
Opinion by Eleonora Evi & Michèle Rivasi
An independent and randomly-selected panel of EU citizens has called for better climate protection and equal access to healthcare systems across Europe.