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4 March 2015

Zelena akcija (Friends of the Earth Croatia) have officially launched a campaign in February this year against oil drilling in the Adriatic, together with civil society organisations within the national environmental network Green Forum, and in cooperation with Greenpeace Croatia and WWF Adria. The aim of the campaign S.O.S za Jadran (S.O.S.

26 February 2015

Mladi Za Zemiata (Young Friends of the Earth Bulgaria) took part in an eco festival on a farmers market in Sofia celebrating both St. Valentine's Day and Trifon Zarezan – The Bulgarian holiday of vine-growers and wine-makers.

26 February 2015

On 25th January Mladi Za Zemiata (Young Friends of the Earth Bulgaria) organised their first big event as a new group! 30 young artists and nature lovers took part in an exhibition and contest of sculptures, furniture and jewelry created from recycled products and packaging, in Sofia.

All works of art were then granted by the authors to a charity auction, where money from the purchases will support a mountain cleaning project in Rila national park this autumn - the 18th edition of Za Zemiata annual campaign.

25 January 2015

On 17th January 2015, up to 50,000 people joined the fifth annual "We are fed up!" demonstration in Berlin to protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), industrial livestock farming and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The march was timed to coincide with the International Green Week, a large agriculture fair that took place in Berlin from 16th to 25th January 2015. One out of many impressive moments was the procession of 80 tractors driven by small scale farmers as an opening for the march.

Young Friends of the Earth Europe is a grassroots network of young people and youth organisations working collectively for social and environmental justice on a local, national and European level. We organise events and inspire young people to take action, on issues ranging from climate change, food and agriculture and education for sustainability – to ensure the voices of young people are heard in Europe and beyond.