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OPEN LETTER 25 October 2017 Karmenu Vella, Commissioner Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries European Commission 1049 Brussels Dear Commissioner Vella: We write regarding one of the world’s most vulnerable and valuable shark species – the shortfin mako, with hopes of enlisting your help to avert North Atlantic population collapse. As head of the EU’s environment… » read more

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Guest post by Roberto Defez, molecular microbiologist at the Institute of Bioscience and BioResources, Italian National Research Council. Agriculture is at a turning point. Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis (Health) and Phil Hogan (Agriculture) are sitting on two running horses approaching a crossroad. There is no middle road. They have to decide whether to keep research on… » read more

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Guest blog post by Mella Frewen, Director General of FoodDrinkEurope.   Food waste is a scourge that must be stopped. Treating food as a disposable commodity exacerbates resource scarcity and hunger, both of which are amongst the 17 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs). Agreed in September 2015, the UN recognises reducing food waste as a… » read more

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