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EU targets palm oil, but offers too many exemptions

The European Commission on February 11 published its proposed criteria for determining what crops caused harm, following a law passed by the European Union...

Palm oil and soy oil for biofuels linked to high rates of deforestation – study

A significant share of palm oil and soybean expansion happens on rainforests, forests, peatland and savannahs (land with high carbon stocks), according to a...

EU-Singapore free trade deal gets green light in Trade Committee

Trade Committee MEPs agreed on Thursday to the EU-Singapore free trade agreement, a stepping stone to cooperation between the EU and Southeast Asia. The agreement...

Eurogroup for Animals critical of EU’s FTAs

Eurogroup for Animals teamed up with three other NGOs, Transport & Environment, Fern and Humane Society International Europe, to launch a new study comparing...

Budget MEPs approve aid to Greece, Poland, Lithuania, Bulgaria

The European Parliament’s Budgets Committee on August 29 approved the European Union’s Solidarity Fund (EUSF) to support reconstruction in Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria...

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Safeguarding the universality of human rights against authoritarian regimes

MEPs denounce increasing violations of human rights and democratic...

Parliament adopts the nature restoration law amid solid opposition

More than 80% of habitats in Europe suffer from...

Protecting journalists, activists and academics against abusive lawsuits aimed at silencing them

The European Parliament approved with 546 votes in favour,...

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