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01.04.2017
When “Feeding the World” Puts Food Security at Risk

Are the giants of the agro-industry who claim they are determined to “Feed the world” in fact fostering food insecurity through exploitation and environmental degradation?

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28.02.2017
“Our World Can be Different if We Are Not Indifferent”

Inspiration from beyond Europe, from Rajagopal, renowned Indian activist who is planning a protest walk from Delhi to Geneva.

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21.02.2017
Food Production in Europe: Time to Look Ahead

Food policy isn’t working. Does the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) address the problems, or can agroecology provide the answers?

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14.12.2016
New Breeding Techniques: New GMOs in a Legal Limbo

The biotech industry are lobbying to exclude a new generation of genetic engineering techniques from the European GMO regulations.

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01.09.2015
Urban Gardening in Greece – A New Form of Protest

Guerrilla gardening and local consumer-producer networks are redefining life in today’s Greek cities. While the crisis has shifted politicians’ attention away from the climate, “transition and recovery movements” work hard to keep the environment on the agenda.

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06.12.2014
A crisis not of their own making: adapting to climate change in South Asia

Climate science informs us that the impacts of climate change will increase over time, and major effects on South Asia, such as the melting of the Himalayas, will occur more in the future. South Asian economies should focus more on the problems arising from climate change that would result in stunting their development.

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01.11.2014
Africa Needs A Fair and Equitable Global Climate Agreement

The two things that will shape Africa’s progress in the coming years and decades are its population demographics and climate change.

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01.05.2014
Forbidding Overfishing in Europe

An interview with Swedish Green MEP Isabella Lövin on overfishing in Europe.

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01.01.2014
The Financial Crisis Heralds the Need for a Deep Ecological Transition

In the dismal reality of the deepening financial crisis in the European Union, exploiting the natural environment is seen by troubled member states as a quick-fix solution for rapid economic recovery. Following decades of massive spending on an unsustainable economic and development model, the EU’s policy response is essentially a recipe for a much deeper and longer-term environmental crisis.

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12.12.2013
Shaking off the Stigma of ‘the Party That Likes to Ban Things’

Despite being only a small part of their manifesto, the German Greens’ policy of ‘veggie days’ gave them the unfortunate appearance of being the party that ‘wants to ban things’.

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