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Murky Waters: hauling in the net on Europe’s high seas

Publication | February 1, 2006 at 0:00

This report presents some of the available data, exposing management and ownership links to Europe for 18 vessels in more detail. It stands to reason that from this information, one could verify which companies and/or countries are principally...

"Mission possible" : une interdiction du bois illégal au niveau européen

Press release | January 31, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Une étude financée par le gouvernement britannique, publiée aujourd’hui, indique qu’une interdiction au niveau européen des importations de bois illégal est une option réglementaire crédible, ce qui confirme l’opinion des ONG...

“Mission possible” - EU ban on illegal timber

Press release | January 31, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — A UK government-funded study published today says that an EU ban on illegal timber imports is a credible option, confirming NGO and independent legal opinion (1). The position of environmental groups Greenpeace and WWF is...

Greece stands up to Commission with new GMO ban

Press release | January 30, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Greenpeace has applauded the Greek government’s decision today to enact a new ban on genetically modified (GM) maize cultivation. The European Commission ordered it to lift an earlier ban on 10 January.

Midwinter call for greener heating

Press release | January 26, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — The European Parliament’s Energy Committee today recommended that the Commission set guidelines for mandatory national targets for the share of renewable energies in the heating and cooling sector, with the aim of at least...

Commission’s late Christmas gift to Monsanto

Press release | January 13, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — In response to the European Commission’s authorisation today of three genetically modified maize varieties produced by US company Monsanto, Eric Gall, GMO policy adviser for Greenpeace, said:

Greenpeace reacts to the European Commission’s decision today to order the lifting of...

Press release | January 10, 2006 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Eric Gall, GMO policy adviser to Greenpeace, said:

Marine reserves for the Mediterranean Sea

Publication | January 1, 2006 at 0:00

This Greenpeace report sets out the argument for the urgent establishment of a network of marine reserves across the Mediterranean Sea to safeguard its productivity, its marine life and its ecosystems for the many millions of people who rely on...

REACH at Council

Publication | December 12, 2005 at 0:00

Key features of the Presidency proposal explained.

Pioneer 1507 maize

Publication | December 1, 2005 at 0:00

Scientific briefing on Pioneer 1507 maize: 'EFSA fails again: insect resistant GM Bt maize 1507 (C/ES/01/01) should not be grown in Europe'.

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