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Greenpeace activists prevent European supertrawler from plundering the oceans

Press release | January 31, 2012 at 18:20

Ijmuiden, The Netherlands - Today, Greenpeace activists from the Netherlands and Germany prevented one of Europe’s largest fishing vessels, the Maartje Theadora, from leaving port in Ijmuiden, in The Netherlands. The activists secured the...

Toxic chemicals to pollute Europeans for another generation

Press release | January 31, 2012 at 15:42

A review of chemical laws announced today will allow continuing toxic contamination of European lakes and rivers linked to serious human illnesses.The European Commission has dodged its responsibilities for over a decade and is allowing some of...

Commission climate paper – Europe can save billions in fuel costs

Press release | January 30, 2012 at 12:31

The European Commission today set out how Europe could increase its climate ambition, presenting a series of pathways to further reduce carbon emissions by 2020.

BASF retreats from Europe as GM crops rejected

Press release | January 16, 2012 at 17:10

BASF today announced it is abandoning its plans to develop and commercialise genetically modified (GM) crops in Europe [1].

Polar bears invade top motor show

Press release | January 12, 2012 at 11:50

Dozens of polar bears today invaded one of Europe’s top car shows to highlight climate-wrecking EU lobbying by car giant Volkswagen.

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