EU Commission to crack down on recalcitrant member states over neonicotinoids

By |februar 26th, 2019|Agrifood, bees, Environmental NGOs, European Commission, insects, neonicotinoids, News, pesticide regulation, pesticide use|

The European Commission will trigger a never-before-used option against two member states over the abuse of so-called "emergency authorisations" for neonicotinoids, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis said in a letter sent to NGOs dated 19 February and seen by EURACTIV.

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Brazilian biofuel producers oppose further deforestation of the Amazon

By |april 6th, 2018|Amazon, Biofuels, Brazil, Climate Change, deforestation, Environmental NGOs, EU-Brazil, forests, News, reforestation, sugarcane|

The Brazilian Senate is considering lifting a ban on sugarcane production for ethanol fuel in the Amazon. The plan, supported by the country's president, has sparked protests from environmentalists and the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association, UNICA.

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EU human rights chief: ‘Civil society will push back the rise of extremism’

By |junij 26th, 2017|civil society, Environmental NGOs, extremism, hate speech, Hungary, immigration, News, NGOs, Roma rights NGOs|

The rise of extreme parties across Europe is motivating people of good will to speak out and get activated, the director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights told EURACTIV.com.

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French farmers’ union puts post-2020 CAP consultation at risk

By |april 13th, 2017|CAP, common agricultural policy, Environmental NGOs, Greenpeace, Marco Contiero, News|

A letter, sent by the French farmers’ union to its local members, raises concerns about the credibility of the post-2020 CAP consultation, and data protection linked to it.

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NGOs urge UK to approve EU anti-pollution rules

By |april 12th, 2017|Air Pollution, Brexit, ClientEarth, EEB, Environmental NGOs, Greenpeace, James Thornton, News, UK|

Environmental NGOs rallied together, urging the British government to vote in support of new EU industrial pollution rules that could save thousands of lives every year today (12 April).

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Parliament report opens ‘Pandora’s Box’ of EU-funded NGOs

By |april 4th, 2017|civil society, Environmental NGOs, News, NGOs|

A draft European Parliament report calling on the European Commission to reject funding for NGOs that oppose the “strategic commercial and security objectives” of the EU is creating upheaval among civil society groups.

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