Monday, March 10, 2008 - 23:33

"Seeds are the very beginning of the food chain. He, who controls the seeds, controls the food supply and thus controls the people." -
Dominique Guillet, Kokopelli

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 09:13

EU Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas has announced his decision to deny permission for the cultivation of two varieties of genetically modified (GM) maize, saying that GM crops should

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 - 06:53
Sunday, June 17, 2007 - 05:09

Campaigners have warned that the statement on climate change by leaders of the eight most industrialised nations (or G8) meeting is "weak and lacks substance."

Monday, March 26, 2007 - 09:40

In the run up to World Water Day on 22 March, over sixty civil society and labour organisations from Europe and around the world have published a critical statement about the policies of the European

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 - 22:53

Regulator agencies like the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the UK Food Standards Agency have been ignoring the precautionary principle, manipulating and corrupting science, sidestepping the

Sunday, February 18, 2007 - 23:05

The Amsterdam-based Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) has joined othet social organisations in publishing an open letter urging the EU to halt its plans to promote the use of biofuels. A C

Tuesday, January 9, 2007 - 23:57

Since December 4th 2006 more than 2,000 European citizens, including many from Poland, have written to all 42 members of the European Parliament's Agricultural and Rural Development Committee dem

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 - 09:23

The climate change debate will heat up further this week with the publication of an exhaustively-documented new book which claims that the dominant "carbon trading" approach, adopted by the Kyoto Prot

Monday, September 18, 2006 - 23:13

From 1999 until 2004, when I worked as an environmental adviser to the United Left Group (known as the GUE from its French initials) in the European Parliament, I participated in the battle to establi