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Tell Euro MPs to put their best hoof forward

Black and white cow 

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Thousands across Europe have joined us in calling for planet-friendly farming in Europe's farm policy reform. Because of this MEPs have accepted the need to:

700 people enjoy free curry in Feed cardiff event

Locals enjoy a free curry at Feed Cardiff

Local people enjoy a free curry at the Feed Cardiff event. Photo by Phil Martin

MOOsflash! Cows on the coMOOte in London

Businessman with a cow's head in the London tube network

Friends of the Earth has launched the latest stage in the Fix the Food Chain campaign. with a video of cows CowMOOting on the Tube in London whilst reading the MOOtro.

Big success on the food bill - thanks for making it happen

Fix the Food Chain logo

** Campaign update **

Unfortunately despite this Bill having strong support from MPs of all parties thanks to the lobbying of them done by our supporters, opposition by a small minority of MPs ensured that the Bill didn't get through to the next stage. This is a big disapointment to us but we will try again.

Support the Bute Park Alliance

Trees being felled in Bute Park to make way for an access road.

Trees being felled in Bute Park to make way for an access road. Photo: Anne Greagsby, Bute Park Alliance.

Palm Oil Day of Action

Eight people in orang-utang masks

Cardiff Friends of the Earth palm oil campaign stall, Queen Street Photo: Lindsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Palm Oil Day of Action

29 October 2005 - Queen Street, Cardiff

Big business is clearing rainforest in south east Asia to make way for palm oil plantations. This has a devastating impact on wildlife and local communities.

Palm Oil

Palm oil protest stall Queen Street, Cardiff

Cardiff Friends of the Earth palm oil campaign stall, Queen Street Photo: Lindsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth

Demand for palm oil, a vegetable oil, is the most significant cause of rainforest loss in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Palm oil is found in 10 per cent of supermarket products. These include:

Llanishen Reservoir

View of meadows and trees

Meadows at Llanishen Reservoir. Photo: Llanishen RAG

Llanishen Reservoir

American owned company, Western Power Distribution (WPD) plans to build 326 homes on the site of Llanishen Reservoir in North Cardiff. It has been closed to the public since New Year's Day 2002 because of what WPD described as “the need for inspection work”.

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