News tagged with european commission

Nature provides solutions to Europe's woes?

Nature-based solutions to societal challenges have come to the forefront all over the world, and interest in such solutions is large in EU due to the potential economic, labor, social and environmental benefits. ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Environment
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After years of talk, a regulator is willing to take on Google

The European Commission's decision to charge Google with abuse of its dominant market position in the search business in order to favour its own services has been criticised as too narrow in focus, too superficial for not dealing with the bigger problem of digital competition, ill-conceived for messing with ...

dateApr 30, 2015 in Business
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EU agrees opt-out deal for GMO imports

The EU announced plans Wednesday to allow member states to individually decide whether to allow the import of controversial genetically modified foods and animal feed, drawing a sharp US response.

dateApr 22, 2015 in Biotechnology
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EU to simplify GMO import approval: sources

The EU plans to simplify the import approval process for controversial genetically modified foods and animal feed, allowing member states to decide whether to admit them or not, sources said Wednesday.

dateApr 08, 2015 in Biotechnology
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