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EUCO: Member states should support clear & credible path to EU accession for Ukraine, Moldova & Western Balkans

Today and tomorrow, European Union heads of state and government will meet at the European Council Summit in Brussels to discuss among other things Ukraine’s prospective candidacy for EU membership. The Greens/EFA Group strongly believes that Ukraine, Moldova and the Western Balkans should be given…

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Marine protection and fishing

Why we need to reduce the impact of human activities to save our oceans

Overfishing and harmful fishing techniques have been tolerated for far too long, disturbing the balance of marine ecosystems and damaging marine habitats. Marine litter has created large garbage patches of plastic in the oceans that marine animals ingest and get entangled in. Extraction of oil and…

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Marine protection and fishing

Why we need effective management of protected areas to save our oceans

Our oceans have been overexploited for decades - unsustainable fishing, oil and gas exploration, and plastic pollution are only some of the human influences that have left their mark. The effects of climate change are creating even more pressure on marine species and habitats. Marine biodiversity is…

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Marine protection and fishing

Bottom trawling in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) - an explainer

Bottom fishing activities are the fishing operations that have the worst impacts on the seabed. They harm fish populations, climate, and marine biodiversity. Despite that, in Europe bottom trawling is still allowed in marine protected areas (MPAs) - areas that have the purpose of preserving flora…

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Europe

EUCO Summit 24-25 March and Plenary Debate: Quote from Ska Keller

Commenting on the EU Heads of State and Government Summit taking place tomorrow (Thursday, 24 March) and Friday (25 March), Ska Keller, President of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, said:

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Jobs & Internships

Internship in the European Parliament in the office of Ska Keller (Greens/EFA)

We are looking, within the period of 25.04.2022 to 15.07.2022, for an intern for our Brussels office. You will get an insight into the parliamentary work and the processes of the EU institutions and get involved in supporting Ska's political activities.

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