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Tag Archives: sustainable development
Are EU MEPs Ready to Boost Biodiversity and Farm to Fork Strategies?
When the European Commission announced the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies, exactly one year ago, we estimated that they could be potential game changers for EU nature, food and farming policies.
In the next few weeks, EU lawmakers have a chance to show their strong support for nature and sustainable agriculture, argue Sabien Leemans and […]
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EU needs to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goal 2030
WWF: “EU governments today reiterated their demand for an ambitious EU strategy to translate the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs), with clear targets and monitoring mechanisms.”
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Santa Claude Juncker and TTIP
European Union and USA are negotiating secrectly about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership treaty, shortly TTIP. It is a sugar coated cake filled with unpleasant surprises.
George Monbiot wrote 5th November 2014 in Guardian:
“On this day a year ago, I was in despair. A dark cloud was rising over the Atlantic, threatening to blot out […]
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Fossils in the tar
Some background info:
The Rancho La Brea Tar Pits – “One of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals in the world.”
Alberta Tar Sands – A destructive fossil fuel exploration project, that will produce dirty oil, toxic waste and huge CO2 […]
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Dry Toilet 2012 Conference in Tampere
If there is a shortage of clean water, it may not be a wise idea to to pee and poo into it.
More info about the sanitation and dry toilets at Dry Toilet 2012 Conference website.
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