16.08.2019
An Eco-Social Perspective on Transhumanism

Tracing the rise of transhumanism, the techno-utopian philosophy that provides no answer to social and environmental crisis.

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30.07.2018
Green Observatory: Drug Policy

From the War on Drugs to health, are changes in attitudes to drugs being reflected in policies around Europe?

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17.05.2018
Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot

Technological advances, demographic shifts, and a shortage of caregivers mean that huge change is in store for the European healthcare system. But what does this mean for the healthcare workforce?

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07.03.2018
Food security at stake: What the Bayer-Monsanto merger means for Europe

Bad for our health and bad for business – the Bayer-Monsanto merger threatens crop diversity around the world.

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02.03.2018
Baysanto: The Campaign against the Merger from Hell

The merger of chemical giant Bayer with Monsanto could concentrate food industry power to an unprecedented extent.

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01.03.2013
Organic Farming and Agricultural Movements in Spain

Against the backdrop of Spain’s desperate economic situation, the organic industry is one source of positive news. However despite its potential, significant barriers to its development remain.

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01.03.2013
From the Common Agricultural Policy to Sustainable Food Systems

On March 13th the European Parliament (EP), now co-legislator on agricultural and budgetary issues, adopted its position on redesigning the CAP. A period of intense negotiations opens-up between the Council of the EU and the EP. But the complete shift of the CAP towards an ecological transformation of agriculture is now very unlikely to take place. This will not prevent the Greens and other progressive actors to continue to prepare this transition. If the CAP can’t change, can we?

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01.03.2013
Getting a Taste for It

In the Netherlands, one organisation is making a breakthrough in encouraging a better relationship between people and food. The secret – start young. An interview with Esther Boukema by Erica Meijers.

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01.03.2013
France: Epicentre of the ‘Malbouffe’ Crisis

The changes to agriculture in post-war France have had a devastating impact on the environment and on public health. Such changes were the product of international trade agreements and big agri-business, meaning solutions are unlikely to come from the top down. It must be local and small produces that come to the rescue.

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