Covid-19: Link to biodiversity depletion prompts calls to prioritise EU Green Deal

An MEP has called for the European Commission to prioritise the green deal along with Covid-19 emergency measures, suggesting the pandemic is caused by ecosystem disruption.

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Covid-19: Farming lobby demands EU Green Deal be postponed

The European Commission should suspend work on its 'farm to fork' strategy and the European Green Deal as a whole pending a thorough assessment of its potential economic and social impacts, the agricultural trade association Copa-Cogeca has said


Campaigners urge ‘fundamental change’ in EU farming policy

More than 80 organisations from across Europe are urging the European Commission and member states to make a ‘fundamental change’ in the way they approach food production


Call for ‘drastic reorientation’ of CAP after official reports raise sustainability questions

Questions have been raised over the ecological impact of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy in official reports obtained from the European Commission by environmental campaigners.


New research highlights need for rewilding in Europe

The EU must focus on restoring its massively degraded ecosystems and linking up Natura 2000 areas in its forthcoming Biodiversity Strategy, a coalition of green groups and research institutes said on Wednesday as they published a set of policy papers


Commission under fire over delay to farming impacts report

The European Commission has pushed back the publication of a report on the impact of the EU farm policy on biodiversity, habitats and landscapes following a freedom of information request from campaign group WWF

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