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The end of the red tuna?

The Ecologistas an Accion have claimed that if we do not take immediate action the red tuna that has been part of Mediterranean culture for over 15,000 years will disappear. …

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Spain leads the way in organic farming but 80% is exported

Spain occupies the top position in the European Union and the sixth in the world and the main crops are cereals, olives and dried fruit.

For the taste, the supposed health benefits or for the benefit of the environment, it is certain that with organic farming in Spain everyone wins. For the second year running Spain has topped the European Union’s organic production table and is only behind Australia, Argentina, United Stated, China and Brazil in the world. The problem is that within the country … Continue reading

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Less economic impact for 30% emissions reduction

The European commission believes that a commitment to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% by 2020 is as achievable as the original target of 20%….

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Kit Kat campaign success

Sweet success for Kit Kat campaign: you asked, Nestlé has answered

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Telefonica launches first telecabin for recharging electric cars

In the first week of May Telefonica presented the first tele cabin in Spain which can be used as a recharging point for electric vehicles… find out more here

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Spain processes 314,000 tonnes of tyres, 10% more than other countries in the EU

70% of the rubber is recycled and reused and 30% is transformed into alternative fuels.

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Cuba starts new organic farming scheme in the suburbs

Cuba is developing a new system of sustainable agriculture in the outskirts of the cities with the plan to increase food production and reduce the amount that is imported to feed the poulation.

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Greenpeace launch 5th edition of ‘Guia Rojo y Verde’

Greenpeace launches its 5th “Guía Roja y Verde” as the Spanish government’s passivity towards the advance of GM continues. The guide was launched during the “State Week of Action against GMOs” and saw representatives of consumer groups, farmers, eco producers and Greenpeace members amongst others meeting in Zaragoza on 17 April.

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More than a million green jobs more by 2020

In 2009 Green Workers made up 2.62% of the workforce in Spain, some 530 thousand people. In the last decade the sector has grown by 235% and according to the Environment Ministry could increase to over a million workers in the next decade.

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Do You Support the Rights of Mother Earth?

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