26 September 2017

See part one of this blogpost on the risks of glyphosate!

Awareness over the impacts of glyphosate on humans, animals and the environment has grown slowly, but steadily in the last two decades. By now a lot of organisations around the world campaign against the use of this ingredient in herbicides for agriculture and gardening. Moreover, many local or central governments around the world have taken steps to limit its use to various degrees (as well as some municipalities in the UK).

14 September 2017

Following a cross-regional event between YFoE Africa and YFoE Europe that took place in Brussels in July, members of both networks worked together to draft this letter to member states of the EU. In it we highlight the injustices and barriers faced by people from the Global South coming to Europe and explain why this is such a crucial obstacle in the fight for climate justice.

6 September 2017

Our agri-activism volunteers in Wales are getting stuck into campaigning against harmful agricultural practices. Costas Kaloudis tells us about why they are fighting the herbicide glyphosate in particular.

5 September 2017

Every year YFoEE organises placements at Caerhys Organic Farm in Wales, where volunteers get the opportunity to learn about organic, community farming and participate in anti-GMO activism. Tosca Boot, from the Netherlands, is one month into her three month placement. 

24 August 2017

To mark ten years of Young Friends of the Earth Europe, we spoke to some of the key people who've been involved since it started up in 2007.

From those who set it up and coordinated it from the start to the steering group members and volunteers who bring it to life, we're looking back at the actions, summer camps, workshops and fun that have made this network so special to so many people.

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