Friends of the Earth Cardiff - European Union http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/44/all en Add your nature story http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/add-your-nature-story <p><img src="/files/foecardiff/images/European_otter.jpg" alt="European otter" width="500" height="375" /></p> <p>Environment Minister Rory Stewart has said that the UK Government doesn&rsquo;t want to weaken our nature laws.</p> <p>Our campaigning is starting to pay off. Our supporters have:</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/add-your-nature-story">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/add-your-nature-story#comments Nature European Union Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:05:36 +0000 Chris 607 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Protect our nature sites http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/protect-our-nature-sites <p><img src="/files/foecardiff/images/Castell-Coch.jpeg" alt="Castell Coch and beech wood" width="500" height="394" /></p> <p><em>Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p>Nature sites like the Beech Woods near Castell Coch, Cardiff are protected by European laws. These laws and the wildlife they protect are now under threat because they are being reviewed by the European Commission.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/protect-our-nature-sites">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/protect-our-nature-sites#comments Nature Europe European Union Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:24:24 +0000 Chris 605 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Tell Euro MPs to put their best hoof forward http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-euro-mps-put-their-best-hoof-forward <p><img width="313" height="200" alt="Black and white cow" src="/files/foecardiff/images/cow.jpg" />&nbsp;</p> <p><em>&copy; stock.xchng</em></p> <p>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:</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-euro-mps-put-their-best-hoof-forward">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/tell-euro-mps-put-their-best-hoof-forward#comments archive Food Europe European Union food nature Sun, 22 May 2011 06:16:20 +0000 Chris 409 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Show your opposition to GM crops in Europe http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/show-your-opposition-gm-crops-europe <p><img width="142" height="163" src="/files/foecardiff/images/Stop-the-crop-logo_small.jpg" alt="Evil corn on the cob with a &quot;Stop the Crop&quot; logo" /></p> <p>In March the European Commission gave the go ahead to the first genetically modified crop to be grown in Europe since 1998. This decision has been condemned by Friends of the Earth Europe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/show-your-opposition-gm-crops-europe">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/show-your-opposition-gm-crops-europe#comments archive Food Europe European Union food Tue, 05 Oct 2010 22:55:59 +0000 Chris 331 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Ask for EU recycling targets http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/ask-eu-recycling-targets <p><img alt="James Maiden, handing Councillor Simon Wakefield a bottle at City Hall" src="/files/foecardiff/image_1052.jpg" /></p> <p>Cardiff Friends of the Earth Coordinator, James Maiden, handing Chair of the Environmental Scrutiny Committee, Simon Wakefield, a Message in a Bottle. <em>Photo: Lyndsay Maiden.</em></p> <h2>Ask for EU recycling targets</h2> <p>The European Union is currently reviewing its main waste law, the Waste Framework Directive. There is a disagreement between the European Parliament and the EU member states over what should be in it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/ask-eu-recycling-targets">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/ask-eu-recycling-targets#comments archive Waste Europe European Union waste Sat, 01 Jan 2005 00:00:00 +0000 admin 29 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk