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3 March 2015

As the European Parliament drafts its opinion on the controversial EU-US trade deal (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership  TTIP) talks, 375 civil society organisations from across Europe have called on EU decision-makers to protect citizens, workers, and the environment from the threats it poses.

2 March 2015

A new European Commission report has for the first time revealed alarming disparities across the EU in how its safety regulations on shale gas extraction are implemented, casting serious doubt on its continued insistence on a non-binding approach to regulation.

2 March 2015

European governments today voted on a new law that grants them extra powers to ban the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops in their territories. [1] Friends of the Earth Europe is calling on them to immediately ban all GM maize crops – the only category of GM crop currently in the pipeline for cultivation in Europe.

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