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Latest update : 25 September.


  • Strandings of cetaceans and sea turtles

    Strandings of cetaceans and sea turtles in the Alboran Sea and Strait of Gibraltar: a long–term glimpse at the north coast (Spain) and the south coast (Morocco).

  • No to nuclear energy worldwide!

    The tragedy in Japan has aroused worldwide solidarity due to the loss
    of thousands of human lives and of vast regions and cities caused by the
    magnitude 9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated major
    parts of Japanese territory.

  • The Fukushima accident marks a before and after in nuclear safety

    Ecologists in Action convenes demonstrations in more than 30 cities.

  • The spanish candidacy to host the Ryder Cup will seriously damage a protected natural area

    The spanish candidacy to host the Ryder Cup in 2018 involves the construction of a golf course that will seriously damage a protected natural area.

  • Protest against the Canarian biodiversity’s protection withdrawal

    Ecologistas en Acción protest in front of the Regional Office of the Canarian Government in Madrid, against the endorsement by the Canarian Parliament of the Bill on the Canarian Protected Species New Catalogue, promoted by the political parties Coalición Canaria and Partido Popular who form the present Canarian government.

  • Conference Water Framework Directive In The Mediterranean

    2010 is the year that the EU committed itself to halting the loss of biodiversity. It
    is also the year its member states have committed themselves under the Water
    Framework Directive to publish their basin management plans for bringing their
    waters back to ecological health by 2015.

  • Waste Incineration Creates Dioxins

    The European Safety Authority (EFSA) has just published a report on Consumer Protection funded by the European Commission which concludes that 8% of the food and fodder in the European Union exceeds the maximum permitted levels of dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB). To obtain this result 7000 samples have been analysed, all of them recollected in 21 Member States between 1999 and 2008.

  • Support Campaign for Farmers and Civil Society Organizations to obtain Observer Status in UPOV bodies

    The International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) is the intergovernmental organization which sets the international rules for plant variety protection, having a great impact on food sovereignty, biodiversity and farmer’s rights.

  • Wrong Municipal Solid Waste Management as an Excuse for Incineration

    The problem created by the lack of facilities for solid waste treatment in the Region of Valencia (in some cases due to delays in their construction and in other cases due to legal decisions) demonstrates the wrong management of the Regional Ministry of Environment (Conselleria de Medi Ambient). The emergency situation created by the total or partial closure of the Dos Aguas landfill is aggravated by the delay in the construction of facilities in Cervera i La Vall d’Uixó in Castelló and in Llanera and L’Horta in Valencia.

  • Rejection of Connie Hedegaard’s appointment

    Ecologists in Action reject the appointment of Connie Hedegaard as European Commissioner for Climate Action due to her support of incineration and her co-responsibility in the failure of Copenhagen Summit

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