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Keep Calm and Ban Fracking: Shale Gas in the UK

By Geert Decock OK, I admit: I had never before heard about the South Downs National Park in England. However, last week, I learned that the planning committee of the park had voted unanimously to turn down an application by shale gas explorer, Celtique Energie, to start drilling and maybe fracking at Fernhurst, a two […]

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Common Resources Europe

London Zoo Pressed: Withdraw Support for “Dangerous” Conference

Press Release: An international coalition led by Food & Water Europe wrote to the London Zoological Society today urging it to withdraw from hosting an international conference on biodiversity offsetting due to take place at the Zoo’s Regent’s Park facility in June.

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UK Government Pressed on Pro-GM Position

Food & Water Europe today asked the UK Government to change its vocal but ill-founded pro-GM position in light of the evidence that GM and non-GM farming are incompatible.