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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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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European Parliament Condemns Russian War of Aggression and Calls for Tough Sanctions

Today, in a show of solidarity with Ukraine, Members of the European Parliament will debate and vote on the resolution "Russian aggression against Ukraine". Joining the extraordinary plenary session remotely, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and Ruslan Stefanchuk, Chairman of the Verkhovna…

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Russian Attack on Ukraine: The European Union Must Meet Putin's Challenge

Reacting to the Russian attack on Ukraine, Ska Keller, President of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, comments: "The Greens/EFA strongly condemn the Russian attack and stand firmly by Ukraine."

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Russia's Recognition of so-called Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk

On the evening of February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia will recognise the separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine as so-called independent people's republics.

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Committee on Animal Transport: European Parliament approves report and recommendations

On Thursday (20. January), Members of the European Parliament approved the recommendations of the Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport (ANIT) by a large majority. The Greens/EFA group pushed through a large number of progressive demands in the negotiations on the report…

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