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Study |

Legal paradigm shifts for a new environmental law

With this study, the researchers show the importance of rethinking our law to ensure a rebalancing of the relationship between humans and nature. They propose, on the one hand, a reform of environmental criminal law at the national and European levels and the recognition of two offences: ecocide and the endangering of the safety of the pl…
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Study |

Genome edited plants in the EU

The report by ENSSER and CSS deconstructs the claims made in the EASAC-endorsed Leopoldina Statement, critically assesses the scientific foundations of both publications and provides some of the information, omitted by the Statements, that is publicly available as scientific evidence and research results. Assessing and fact-checking the …
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Policy Paper |

A trade-off at the expense of animal welfare

Factsheet on EU-Mercosur trade agreement - The trade agreement will increase Mercosur exports of live animals and animal products to the EU as well as EU exports of dairy products to the Mercosur market. According to Eurobarometer, more than 90% of EU consumers want to see imported products respect animal welfare standards equivalent to …
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Video |

Save our forests​

We all know that natural forests are indispensable and that we need to protect them in order to save nature and stop runaway climate change. We need a strong law to stop EU-driven deforestation all over the world.
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News |

Opinion poll on the labelling of GM crops

An Ipsos opinion poll shows that the vast majority (86%) of Europeans who have heard of genetically modified (GM) crops want food produced from these plants to be labelled as such. It also shows that the majority (68%) of respondents who have heard of new GM techniques want food produced with these techniques also labelled as GM.
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Event |

Putting an end (at last) to glyphosate

In 18 months, the EU will have to decide whether it renews the approval for glyphosate to be sold on its market. Where are we at, with regards to the fight against this herbicide? Are Member-States going to approve its renewal, or has time come for a shift to alternatives?  Join our event to h...
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Sunset over a crop field/ CC0 Federico Respini
Sunset over a crop field/ CC0 Federico Respini
Opinion |

We want a CAP that is fit for purpose!

Benoît Biteau Martin Häusling Tilly Metz
Opinion by Benoît Biteau & Martin Häusling & Tilly Metz
Much ado about nothing? That might well be the outcome of this « super trilogue » on the future CAP. We need an effective control mechanism for taxpayers' money and fair allocation of funds to support small farmers.
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News |

Greens/EFA debriefing of the plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, Corporate due diligence, the Equal Treatment in Employment report, the LGBTI Freedom Zone, the Polish, Hungarian and Slovenian governments’ attempts to silence free media and the new Fisheries Control Regulation.
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Industrial farming seen from above / CCO no one cares
Industrial farming seen from above / CCO no one cares
Press release |

New report on fraud, corruption & misuse of EU agricultural funds must be wake up call for Commission

MEPs working on protection of the EU's budget from the Greens/EFA group have just released a new report: "Where does the EU money go?", which looks at the misuse of European agricultural funds in Central and Eastern Europe.
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Opinion |

Live animal transports across the EU are out of control

Caroline Roose
Opinion by Caroline Roose
Over a billion farm animals a year are transported across the EU and to third countries, often in poor conditions that breach EU law.