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Media advisory: EU moves against illegal fishing; EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement

Press release | November 25, 2013 at 19:59

Tuesday 26 November: releases first blacklisting of non-EU countries for failing to control illegal fishing Wednesday 27 November: European Parliament Fisheries Committee votes on EU-Morocco fisheries agreement

Kumi Naidoo accompanies many major NGOs in walking out of the UN climate negotiations

Press release | November 21, 2013 at 15:33

Warsaw – In regards to the massive NGO walk-out today from the UN climate negotiations, Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International said:

Commission set to recommend approval of controversial new GM maize

Press release | November 6, 2013 at 11:30

Brussels – For the first time in three-and-a-half years, European Commissioners meeting in Brussels this morning have formally endorsed the approval of a controversial genetically modified (GM) maize for cultivation in European fields.

MEPs fall for the siren song of deep-sea fishing industry

Press release | November 4, 2013 at 13:30

Brussels – Greenpeace has criticised the outcome of today’s vote in the European Parliament on deep-sea fishing as inadequate to protect fragile deep-sea ecosystems from the destructive impacts of bottom trawling and deep-sea gillnetting. The...

Commission could back new GM crop despite gaps in its safety testing

Press release | October 31, 2013 at 11:31

Brussels – According to media reports, the European Commission could back the cultivation of a new genetically modified (GM) crop in Europe, despite concerns by EU scientists about its impact on butterflies, moths and other pollinators, and...

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