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27 July 2016

Europe is becoming increasingly dependent on farm land beyond its borders, creating inequalities and threatening both the environment and rural communities, according to a new report released today by Friends of the Earth Europe.

25 July 2016

The Flemish regional government in Belgium will begin compulsory purchases of properties along a controversial new highway, set to connect Northern France with the Netherlands. The road, under development for 30 years, has been the subject of local resistance and legal challenges between the Flemish government and residents that live along the route – many of whom will now lose their homes.

Belgium (Flanders and Brussels)
22 July 2016

The second shipment of controversial fracked gas arrived in Spain from the US today, for sale on a continent that has widely rejected the environmentally destructive fossil fuel. The shipment arrived at the Mugardos liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, at the port of Ferrol in Galicia, following an earlier delivery to Portugal this year.

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