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Greenpeace reacts to the Environment Council vote on Austrian GM bans

Press release | October 31, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — For the third time since 2005, the European Commission today tried to win a qualified majority of member states in support of a proposal forcing Austria to lift its bans on two GM maize varieties (MON810 and T25).

Dimas calls for GM maize ban in Europe

Press release | October 25, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Friends of the Earth Europe and Greenpeace have today welcomed the news that EU Environment Commissioner Dimas is for the first time proposing to ban two types of genetically modified (GM) maize because of the risks they pose...

Leaked review damns European fisheries policy

Press release | October 23, 2007 at 0:00

Strasbourg, France — As EU Fisheries Ministers meet in Luxembourg today, Greenpeace has released a leaked copy of the Commission's internal review of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) which paints a damning picture of the CFP's past and current...

Closing the net on illegal and destructive fishing

Press release | October 17, 2007 at 0:00

Brusssels, Belgium — Greenpeace is pleased to see the two European Commission proposals for stronger rules on destructive fishing practices and a strengthened fisheries control system to deter and eliminate illegal, unregulated and unreported...

EU Maritime Policy: Much to prove but little to offer

Press release | October 10, 2007 at 0:00

Brussels, Belgium — Today's adoption of the European Commission's Communication on an integrated maritime policy for the European Union provides little in terms of addressing the real challenge of unsustainable development in Europe's maritime...

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