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The Spanish countryside continues to be mobilized while the European Union offers a nature restoration law

Spain
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Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 28, 2024

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Spanish farmers are staging protests against a new European Union (EU) law that mandates the restoration of at least 20% of terrestrial and marine ecosystems in the EU by 2030, and all of them by 2050. The farmers believe this law is against their interests. The protests, which have been ongoing for three weeks, include blockades on the French border. The EU has suggested making some environmental conditions for farmers to receive support from the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) voluntary.
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Madrid/Brussels, Feb 27 (EFE).- Spanish farmers protested again this Tuesday in various parts of the country and on the border with France, while the European Union (EU) adds a new front with the law on the restoration of nature, a text that opposes part of their interests. The text has already been approved in the European Parliament and to be officially adopted it would only be necessary for the Council of the EU, which represents the member states, to also confirm what was agreed in the negotiation with the European Parliament and the European Commission. The norm, which has become a symbol of the tension between environmental protection and the agricultural sector, seeks to bring the EU into line with the United Nations biodiversity agreements and requires repairing at least 20% of terrestrial and marine ecosystems. degraded from the EU in 2030 and all of them by 2050. The "hangover" of the meeting of Agriculture Ministers After yesterday's meeting of the Council of ...
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