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"Penguins and people unite to save Earth and humans"

Amigos de la TierraWith this new action called Save the humans! , Friends of the Earth requires the Government a law on climate change for Spain. Through a "rain artistic postcards" claim to represent the majority citizen's support to a law that allows to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. And penguins do join in this action too...

 

Euro MPs "lost opportunity" to impose a moratorium on fracking

Amigos de la TierraThis Wednesday, November 21, the European Parliament was positioned to the findings of two self-reports that assess the impact of the mining technique of hydraulic fracturing, known by the English term fracking, used to extract gas mainly shale. MEPs rejected an amendment tabled by the Greens parliamentary group to establish a moratorium on this mining technique

 

Analyzed in a workshop profitability and biodiversity of dehesas

Fundación Global NatureWith the workshop "Dehesas and Biodiversity" held in Extremadura, that has been assisted by some twenty workers and owners of dehesas in Extremadura, conclude the training and awareness actions of the Global Nature Fund developed in the "Business and Biodiversity " project, within the framework of the program Empleaverde

 
 

Amigos de la Tierra

Spain throws away more than 15 million tons per year of natural resources

In the European Week of Waste Reduction, Friends of the Earth Spain calls to the need to end the overconsumption and waste of natural resources. About the data of 2% reduction in the amount of waste generated in 2011 compared to 2010, FoE it "celebrates" although with reservations, because this occurs caused by the brutal economic crisis and declining consumption

 
 
 
 

Friends of the Earth reveals what is behind the "corporate social responsibility"

Amigos de la TierraThis Monday, November 19, Friends of the Earth ended his international tour through Guatemala and El Salvador. Participants from 12 countries have visited macro mining and damming of large multinationals in Central America, confirming that the neologism "corporate social responsibility" fails to hide neither the plundering of natural resources nor the violation of human rights

 

REDER considers inadmissible clipping by 17% budget of the CAP proposed by Van Rompuy

REDERThe Estatal Network of Rural Development from Spain considers the measure proposed by the current president of the European Council as "nonsense come from the northern states of Europe, that expect the Mediterranean countries will be limited to offer sun and sand to holidaymakers." REDER also notes that Andalucía, Castilla-La Mancha and Galicia could lose their status as territories of convergence