Drowning in Plastic: 25 Million Tons of Trash Polluting Beaches, Oceans

From PET bottles and produce packaging to clothing, plastic is all around us. Yet only 30 percent is recycled in Europe, and the mountains of waste are growing. The EU wants to solve the problem with a new… Read More

Legal Documents: Genetically Engineered Maize in the EU Has to be Suspended

According to a recent legal dossier, the pending applications for the cultivation of genetically engineered maize in the EU suffer from crucial deficiencies. In consequence, the pending applications must be rejected and the existing authorisation for cultivation of… Read More

Tell the EU to Stop Aiding Ivory Traffickers

Via Rainforest Rescue: Poachers kill an African elephant every 15 minutes on average. Despite the desperate situation of Africa’s wildlife icons, the EU opposes a total ban on ivory sales that would be crucial to elephants’ survival. Tell the EU not to make itself… Read More

Right, Left and Right: From Great Britain to Little England, via Brexit

This thorough analysis piece, which came courtesy of our Board member Aziz Choudry, explains the implications of the Brexit vote. The analysis piece was written by long-time friend Rhada D’Souza, who is with the School of Law, University… Read More

WATCH: ‘Threatened Forests’ The Hidden Truth Behind EU ‘Green Energy’

The film ‘Threatened Forests’ reveals the hidden truth behind “green energy” in the EU. It’s being shown on EUBioenergy.com during the month of May, a moment when the European Commission is consulting stakeholders on sustainable bioenergy policy. Filmmaker Benoit… Read More

Analysis: EU Decision Process Hinders Use of Genetically Modified Trees

By Anne Petermann  In this confused little piece, GE tree researchers in the EU arguing for more lax regulations on GE trees also point out why more stringent requirements are needed. The article point outs, for example, that… Read More