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“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:

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