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16 August 2016

Safeguarding Europe's declining wildlife, and the right of European citizens to enjoy nature, needs real protection on the ground – not a complex renegotiation of EU nature conservation laws, argues Friends of the Earth Europe.

After almost two years of torturous wrangling over whether or not to rewrite the EU's two keystone nature protection laws (and a year after over half a million of us called to preserve and reinforce them) the European Commission remains evasive on what it actually plans to do next.

10 August 2016

Following the high-level appointment of former European Commission President José Manuel Barroso to Goldman Sachs, an alliance of pro-transparency NGOs has launched a citizens' petition demanding stricter rules for ex-EU Commissioners' revolving door moves.

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.

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