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EU Needs Human & Nature Friendly Farming

From farm to forkWhat WWF will be looking out for in the EU Biodiversity and Farm to Fork Strategies:
“On 20 May, the European Commission will publish the 2030 EU Biodiversity Strategy and the Farm to Fork Strategy. These two strategies are key components of the European Green Deal, and will set out the main features of the EU’s […]

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Healthy planet healthy people

Environmental destruction conflicts and pandemiaLive drawings for the WWF Fuller Symposium October 22 2019 with Auli helping with data & ideas. Leading health and environment experts discussed the relationship and complexity between human health and environmental systems and what we need to do to create better health opportunities for people and nature.
Michele Barry – Conflict and the Global Threat […]

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Unsustainable industries are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law

Water framework directive in danger Unsustainable industries, including industrial agriculture, hydropower, and coal mining, are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law – the Water Framework Directive (WFD).
The future of EU rivers: New paper exposes business lobbies’ wish list of destruction

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Plight of the Bumblebee

Biodiversity and bumble beesWhen you look at a bumblebee doodling around in the meadow, it doesn’t look pretty effective part of the food chain. Actually bumblebees, bees and other pollinators are extremely important both wild plants and cultivated crops. UN is alarmed at huge decline in bee numbers.
“The way humanity manages or mismanages its nature-based assets, including pollinators, […]

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GM canola escapes into the wild

Genetically modified Canola spreads into the wildGenetically modified canola has escaped into the wild. Actually, two varieties of it have – one modified to be resistant to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, and the other to Bayer Crop Science’s Liberty herbicide. Scientists have also found out that these two transgenic verieties have interbred, so a brand new brand of canola has been born […]

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