GBM Blog Archive: August 2011

EU says no to illegal logging!

August 23, 2011 - 08:05AM
Published by Francesca de Gasparis

The European Union (EU) has formally recognised that illegal logging is a pervasive threat to biodiversity and is taking legal action to prevent it!

Success for Spring Valley

August 9, 2011 - 10:25AM
Published by Francesca de Gasparis

The Green Belt Movement (GBM) is celebrating a milestone legal case for environmental protection in Kenya.

New prospects for Agro-ecology in the UK

August 8, 2011 - 09:40AM
Published by Francesca de Gasparis

My interest in policy issues led me to attend the last All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) meeting on Agro-ecology before the summer parliamentary recess. These meetings are a way for the general public, NGOs and other members of civil society to interact with the legislature and ultimately help to shape policy.