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1 September 2014

Friends of the Earth Europe and other campaign groups today called on members of the European Parliament to back citizens' demands for improved rules to prohibit the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops.

A letter signed by Friends of the Earth and four other environment, consumers and farmers groups was sent to all members of the parliament's environment committee, which will debate this controversial issue later in the week.

1 September 2014

This November, the nature conservation foundation EuroNatur will present the 2014 EuroNatur Award – for outstanding services to nature conservation – to Friends of the Earth Czech Republic / Hnutí Duha, it was announced last month.

Czech Republic
28 August 2014

Friends of the Earth Europe have written to EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht, to warn that fair, sustainable and safe food could permanently be damaged by the transatlantic trade deal currently being negotiated.

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