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In freely acquiring all of its plant genetic resources from the fields of farmers and confiscating all marketable seeds, the industries became greatly indebted to billions of farmers. This process also set in motion an alarming erosion of biodiversity. The repaying of this debt and compensation for this environmental injury should come in the form… » read more

(Executive Summary of the conclusions of the European Citizens’ Seminar held in Erfurt, Germany, 28-31 March 2009). This policy is intended to allow the development of socio-economic & environmentally sustainable agricultural systems. This will allow the present generation to meet its needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Labelling could… » read more

Is this fine by the Flemish government appropriate? As of January 2009, all new residential houses in Flanders must be audited by the Flemish Energy Agency (VEA). This is to ensure that energy use is kept within appropriate limits. Houses are rated according to their so-called E-level, which must be less than 100 to receive… » read more

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and many other EU leaders at the EU Council building in Brussels, are currently discussing how the EU nations can keep their ambitions about reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020 and how to deal with the impact of the financial crisis. In a meeting with RT HON… » read more

euROmania digest no. 1

17-24 august 2008 here comes the first weekly digest with EU+ROMANIA related posts from www.structuralfunds.wordpress.com, a personal project blog about the spending of EU funds in romania. the articles are in romanian, with english summaries. the articles contain as well word/pdf files, videos and photos… enjoy the reading! 17.08:: ONGuri ante portas! NGOs ante portas!… » read more

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